J. Baird Callicott is Regents Professor of Philosophy and Religion Studies in the Institute of Applied Sciences at the University of North Texas. From 1997-2000 he served the International Society for Environmental Ethics as president. With Robert Frodeman, he is co-Editor-in-Chief of the two-volume, A-Z, Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy. He is author of Earth’s Insights: A Multicultural Survey of Ecological Ethics from the Mediterranean Basin to the Australian Outback, In Defense of the Land Ethic: Essays in Environmental Philosophy, Beyond the Land Ethic: More Essays in Environmental Philosophy, American Indian Environmental Ethics: An Ojibwa Case Study, and more than a hundred book chapters, journal articles, encyclopedia entries, and book reviews. He is editor or co-editor of Companion to A Sand County Almanac: Interpretive and Critical Essays, Nature in Asian Traditions of Thought: Essays in Environmental Philosophy, The River of the Mother of God and Other Essays by Aldo Leopold, For the Health of the Land: Previously Unpublished Essays and Other Writings by Aldo Leopold, Earth Summit Ethics: Toward a Reconstructive Postmodern Theory of Environmental Education, Environmental Philosophy: From Animal Rights to Radical Ecology, The Great New Wilderness Debate and The Wilderness Debate Rages On. He serves on a more than a dozen editorial boards of academic journals and university presses. Callicott’s research proceeds on six major fronts: theoretical environmental ethics, land ethics, the philosophy of ecology and conservation, comparative environmental philosophy, biocomplexity in the environment, and the environmental ethics of global climate change.
J. Baird Callicott has contributed to the following articles on the EoE:
- Aldo Leopold and the Foundations of Ecosystem Management
- Puritan origins of the American wilderness movement