Colorado State University
Philip Cafaro is professor of philosophy at Colorado State University and an affiliated faculty member of CSU’s School of Global Environmental Sustainability. His research centers on environmental ethics, population and consumption issues, and the preservation of wild nature. Cafaro is the author of Thoreau’s Living Ethics: Walden and the Pursuit of Virtue and How Many Is Too Many? The Progressive Argument for Reducing Immigration into the U.S., and co-editor of Life on the Brink: Environmentalists Confront Overpopulation. He has authored dozens of scholarly articles, with recent articles appearing in Biological Conservation, Environmental Ethics, International Society of Barristers Quarterly, the Chronicle of Higher Education, Trends in Ecology and Evolution, and Adbusters. Cafaro is the immediate past president of the International Society for Environmental Ethics. He lives in Fort Collins, Colorado with his wife Kris and sons Henry and Tom.