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Evan Berry

Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Environmental Humanities, Arizona State University
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HRLI Grantee

Evan Berry is an associate professor of environmental humanities in the School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies at Arizona State University. He previously taught at American University and Lewis & Clark College. His research examines the relationship between religion and the public sphere in contemporary societies, with special attention to the way religious ideas and organizations are mobilized in response to climate change and other global environmental challenges. Dr. Berry previously spent a year as a Franklin Fellow at the US Department of State’s Office of Religion and Global Affairs as the American Academy of Religion’s inaugural Religion and International Relations Fellow. He has also served as the president of the International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture and as the chair of the American Academy of Religion’s Committee for the Public Understanding of Religion.

Evan Berry also serves as a member of the advisory board for Intersections.

Featured Work: The Right Climate: Political Opportunities for Religious Engagement in Climate Policy” in Climate Politics and the Power of Religion; Devoted to Nature: The Religious Roots of American Environmentalism

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