Sarah E. Fredericks

Sarah E. Fredericks’ research interests include religious environmental ethics, climate change, sustainability, sustainable energy, environmental guilt and shame, environmental justice, and the relationship of religion and science with respect to environmental thought and action. Her current book project examines how guilt and shame affect or motivate contributions and actions to slow climate change.

She is the author of Measuring and Evaluating Sustainability: Ethics in Sustainability Indexes (2013), as well as articles in the Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture; the International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology; Environmental Justice; Environmental Ethics; and Ethics, Policy, and the Environment. Asst. Prof. Fredericks is currently working on a book about the ethical dimensions of experiencing and inducing environmental guilt and shame, particularly about climate change. 

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