Bron Taylor

Bron Taylor

Professor of Religion and Environmental Ethics - University of Florida

Bron Taylor is Professor of Religion and Environmental Ethics at the University of Florida, and a Fellow of the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany.

His research focuses on the connections between what people construe as “nature” and “religion,” and especially on the emotional and spiritual dimensions of environmental movements. He edited the award-winning Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature and has produced five other books, including Dark Green Religion: Nature Spirituality and the Planetary Future, Avatar and Nature Spirituality, and Ecological Resistance Movements.

Taylor has led a variety of scholarly initiatives, including the development of the Environmental Studies program at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and the graduate program in Religion and Nature at the University of Florida. His also the founder of the International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture, and its affiliated Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture, which he edits.

Taylor earned a PhD in Social Ethics from the University of Southern California while working as an ocean lifeguard within the California Department of Parks and Recreation.

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