Faculty Profile for Dr. Justin Williams

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Dr. Justin Williams
Senior Lecturer — Philosophy
Senior Lecturer — Philosophy
DERR 203
phone: (512) 245-6504

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Received PhD. from UNT in Environmental Philosophy, a research fellow at the Sub-Antarctic Cape Horn Research Center in the UNESCO Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve. Co-Founder of the TXST Engaged Ecology Initiative.

Teaching Interests

Environmental Ethics, Integral Ecology, Philosophy of Ecology, Eco-phenomenology, Field Environmental Philosophy, Biocultural Conservation

Research Interests

Pan-American Biocultural Conservation, Metaphysical Implications of Ecology and Complexity, EcoPhenomenology, Field Environmental Philosophy, Engaged Ecology

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Dussler, M. R., Williams, J. W., & Massey, S. (2023). Mindfullness and Reconnection with Freshwater Ecosystems at the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment. In Field Environmental Philosophy: Education for Biocultural Conservation (Vol. Ecology and Ethics 5, pp. 503–518). Switzerland: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-23368-5

Selected Grants

  • Williams, Justin Wayne (Principal). Ecophilosophy and Sustainable Systems, Common Experience, Texas State University, $1500. (Submitted: July 2022, Funded: August 2022 - May 2023). Grant.
  • Williams, Justin Wayne (Principal). The Development of Long-Term Socio-Ecological Research Networks as a Framework for Addressing and Mitigating the Impact of Climate Change, University Lecturer Series, Texas State University, $2750. (Submitted: February 2022, Funded: March 2022 - May 2023). Grant.
  • Williams, Justin Wayne (Principal). Darwin's Legacy: Implications for Biocultural Ethics, Humanities Texas, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $500. (Submitted: September 1, 2019, Funded: September 24, 2019 - September 27, 2019). Grant.
  • Williams, Justin Wayne. Common Experience Grant, Department of Philosophy, Texas State University, $500. (Submitted: August 28, 2018). Grant.