Dale Jamieson is Professor of Environmental Studies and Philosophy, Affiliated Professor of Law, Affiliated Professor of Medical Ethics at New York University, and Adjunct Professor at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Australia. He has held visiting appointments at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, the University of California at Santa Barbara, Cornell, Princeton, Stanford, Oregon, Arizona State, Oxford University and Kings College London in the UK, LUISS University in Italy, and Monash University in Australia. He is also a former member of the School of Social Sciences at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. In 2016 he was awarded the William R. Freudenburg Lifetime Achievement Award by the Association of Environmental Studies and Sciences. He is the Founding Director of NYU’s Program on (now Department of) Environmental Studies.
Jamieson is the author of Reason in a Dark Time: Why the Struggle to Stop Climate Change Failed-- and What It Means For Our Future (Oxford, 2014), Ethics and the Environment: An Introduction (Cambridge, 2008), Morality's Progress: Essays on Humans, Other Animals, and the Rest of Nature (Oxford, 2002), and most recently, Love in the Anthropocene (OR, 2015), a collection of short stories and essays written with the novelist, Bonnie Nadzam. Assessing Assessments: Scientific Assessments for Environmental Policy in the Late 20th Century, co-authored with Michael Oppenheimer, Naomi Oreskes and others, will be published by the University of Chicago Press in 2018. Jamieson is also the editor or co-editor of ten books, most recently, Environment and Society, published by the NYU Press in 2017. Jamieson has published more than one hundred articles and book chapters, is on the editorial boards of several journals, and his research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the US Environmental Protection Agency, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Office of Global Programs in the National Atmospheric and Aeronautics Administration.
Jamieson regularly teaches courses in Environmental Studies, Philosophy, and in the Law School. His recent work concerns the nature and uses of love, political theory for the Anthropocene, the prospects for progressive consequentialism, and the nature of the green virtues.