Personnel

Staff

CRE staff members coordinate with faculty and administration in the School of Theology, the College, and the University to facilitate programs within and beyond the university curriculum that fulfill the center’s mission.

Robin Gottfried

Professor of Economics, Emeritus, The College of Arts and Sciences
CRE Director

Andrew R. H. Thompson

Postdoctoral Fellow in Environmental Ethics, The School of Theology
CRE Assistant Director

Kellan Day

Seminarian; Postulant for Holy Orders, Diocese of Western Michigan
CRE Student Intern

Fellows

CRE Fellows are indispensable to much of the center’s work, especially coordinating with University-wide initiatives and facilitating programs that reach beyond the university.

Jerry Cappel

Province IV Environmental Network Coordinator
CRE Fellow

David McDuffie

Lecturer in the Department of Religious Studies University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
CRE Fellow

Mary Foster

St. Mary's on The Highlands Episcopal Church
CRE Fellow

Laurie Fowler

Professor and Executive Director for Public Service and External Affairs, Odum School of Ecology / Adjunct Clinical Faculty, School of Law University of Georgia
CRE Fellow

Pamela K. Payne

GreenFaith Fellow, Candidate for Holy Orders (Diocese of Alabama)
CRE Fellow

Affiliated Faculty

CRE faculty teach courses related to the center’s three focal areas of nature spirituality, environmental ethicsand ecotheologyThey are also available to advise students in the associated degree programs.

Sid Brown

Professor of Religious Studies, Chair of Religious Studies, The College of Arts and Sciences
Affiliated Faculty

Cynthia S. Crysdale

Professor of Christian Ethics and Theology, The School of Theology
Affiliated Faculty

Aaron A. Elrod

Assistant Professor of Economics, The College of Arts and Sciences
Affiliated Faculty

Jon Evans

Assistant Provost for Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability and Professor of Biology
Affiliated Faculty

Russell Fielding

Assistant Professor, Environment and Sustainability, The College of Arts and Sciences
Affiliated Faculty

John Gatta

William B. Kenan Jr. Professor of English, The College of Arts and Sciences
Affiliated Faculty

Jennifer D. Michael

Professor of English, The College of Arts and Sciences
Affiliated Faculty

James R. Peters

Professor of Philosophy, Coordinator of Environmental Arts and Humanities
Affiliated Faculty

D. Bran Potter

Professor of Geology, The College of Arts and Sciences
Affiliated Faculty

John C. Willis

Jessie Ball duPont Professor of History, Co-Director of the Collaborative for Southern Appalachian Studies, The College of Arts and Sciences
Affiliated Faculty

Rebecca Abts Wright

C.K. Benedict Professor of Old Testament, The School of Theology
Affiliated Faculty