Jacob J. Erickson

Assistant Professor of Theological Ethics, Trinity College Dublin

Jacob J. Erickson is Assistant Professor of Theological Ethics at Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin. Erickson writes within the creative interdisciplinary fields of environmental ethics, "Religion and Ecology," and ecotheology. His primary research focuses on how religious imagination wrestles with, grieves, adapts to, and thinks about ecojustice and global warming. He's a contributor to six academic books of theology and his writing has appeared in The Huffington Post, The Christian Century, Syndicate, and Religion Dispatches. His 2015 Religion Dispatches piece on Pope Francis' "climate encyclical" won the Wilbur Award from the Religion Communicators Council.