Officers (2022 – 2024)

Marion Hourdequin, President
Department of Philosophy
Colorado College
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Colorado Spring, CO 80903
Tel.: (719) 389-6563

Marion Hourdequin is a professor of philosophy at Colorado College. She attended her first ISEE meeting (joint with the International Association for Environmental Philosophy) in Allenspark, Colorado in 2006, and has remained involved with the society ever since. Marion’s research and teaching interests include environmental philosophy, ethics, comparative philosophy, and philosophy of science. Her current research focuses on climate ethics, climate justice, intergenerational ethics, and relational approaches to ethics. She is the author of Environmental Ethics: From Theory to Practice (2015, with a second edition in progress) and serves as an Associate Editor for Environmental Ethics.

Katie McShane, Vice-President
Department of Philosophy, Colorado State University
Campus Box 1781
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1781
Tel.: (970) 491-2894

Katie McShane is a Professor in the PhilosophyA photo of Katie McShane Department at Colorado State University, specializing in environmental ethics and ethical theory. Her work explores the moral significance of the emotional attitudes that we take toward the natural world. She has written articles on ecosystem health, the value of biodiversity, the moral importance of animal welfare, and the nature of awe and respect for the nonhuman world. Her work has been published in journals such as Philosophical Studies, Environmental Ethics, Environmental Values, and Ethics & the Environment.

Megs Gendreau, Treasurer
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Centre College
Crounse Hall 442
Danville, KY 40422
Tel.: (859) 238-5433

Megs Gendreau is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies at Centre College in Danville, KY. Her research interests include environmental philosophy (with a particular focus on issues of justice), political & social philosophy, philosophy of sport, and post-Hegelian German philosophy. She is currently working on a project focused on Central Appalachia. 

Corey Katz, Secretary
Department of Religious Studies, Theology & Philosophy
Georgian Court University
Jeffries Hall 133, 900 Lakewood Ave.
Tel.: 732-806-7504

Headshot-Low-ResCorey Katz is assistant professor of philosophy at Georgian Court University in Lakewood, NJ. He was previously a postdoctoral researcher in the ethics of sustainable development at the Ohio State University. His research interests include Kantian contractualism as an environmental ethic and the question of individual responsibility for overdetermined harms like climate change. He has published in journals such as Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, Ethics, Policy & Environment and the Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy

Simona Capisani, Mentoring Director



Capisani bio picture.jpgSimona Capisani is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Princeton University and received her PhD in Philosophy from the University of California, Irvine. Her research and teaching interests are in political philosophy and ethics (both normative and applied) with a special interest in issues that intersect climate justice, global justice, gender, and environmental philosophy. Her work provides a new normative framework for thinking about the moral and political challenges that emerge for the international territorial state system under conditions of climate change. In particular, Simona’s current research focuses on climate change-induced displacement and its relationship to territorial sovereignty and the international protection regime. Simona has served as an International Organizer for Minorities and Philosophy (MAP) and has contributed to a number of programs which develop and provide resources aimed at combating exclusionary practices in research and teaching in Philosophy. She has a specialization in inclusive pedagogy and is committed to advancing and supporting members of marginalized groups both within and beyond academia. As ISEE’s Mentoring Director, Simona oversees the development of various programs and resources aimed at building a more inclusive, equitable, and diverse community in the fields of environmental ethics and environmental justice and within ISEE itself. She invites sustained ISEE member participation in the program and provides structural support and encouragement of active engagement with such work. 

Eric Godoy, Newsletter Editor



Eric GodoyEric Godoy is an assistant professor at Illinois State University in the department of philosophy. He is an affiliated faculty with the Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies Program and a member of the Graduate Faulty. He regularly teaches environmental, moral, and social-political philosophy. Recently, his research has focused on energy justice and democracy, environmental justice and urban parks, and gender and trophy hunting. His work has been published by the New York Times and by multidisciplinary journals such as Ethics, Policy & Environment, Environmental Values, Journal of Cleaner Production, and Journal of Political Ecology. He received his PhD in Philosophy from the New School for Social Research.

Current ISEE Nominating Committee: Simon James, Kian Mintz-Woo, Markku Oksanen, Yasha Rohwer, Dan Shahar, Jennifer Welchman, and Anna Wienhues