Ph.D., Washington (St. Louis)
111 Park Hall
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260-4150
Areas Of Specialization:
Ethics, Environmental Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy.
Current Research Interests:
The interdependence of environmental values and environmental policy; indirect consequentialism; the normative requirements associated with group membership; collective constitution, agency, and responsibility.
“Thinning Our Ethical Concepts: Thick Evaluative Concepts and Environmental Value” Environmental Ethics, forthcoming, fall 2012.
"Human Values and Institutional Responses to Climate Change,” in Allen Thompson and Jeremy Bendik-Keymer (eds), Ethical Adaptation to Climate Change: Human Virtues of the Future, MIT Press, 2012, pp. 281-298.
“Environmental Policy With Integrity,” Environmental Values 18 (2009): 177-99.
“On That Peculiar Practice of Promising,” Philosophical Studies 140.3 (2008): 385-399.
“Programming Collective Responsibility,” Journal of Social Philosophy 38.3 (2007): 442-455.
Prof. Shockley is the Academic Director for UB’s Sustainability Academy: http://academies.buffalo.edu/