Ben Minteer

Ben Minteer is the Arizona Zoological Society Endowed Chair and Professor of Life Sciences at Arizona State University. He is also Fellow of the Center for Humans and Nature. Professor Minteer earned his B.A. in Anthropology from SUNY University at Albany and M.S. in Natural Resources Planning and Ph.D. in Natural Resources from the University of Vermont.

His research is concentrated in the field of environmental ethics, particularly relating to issues of conservation and resource preservation. Professor Minteer examines the relationship humans have to the planet and the responsibilities we have to care for the places in which we live.

Representative Publications

Minteer, Ben A. “Environmental Ethics, Sustainability Science, and the Recovery of Pragmatism.” The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Ethics. 528-540.

Minteer, Ben. “The Perils of De-Extinction.” Minding Nature 8.1 (2015): 11-17.

Minteer, Ben A., and Leah R. Gerber. “Buying Whales to Save Them.” Issues in Science and Technology 29.3 (2013): 58-68.

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