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Climate Justice Campaigner with, PhD in Philosophy (Climate Ethics), University of Washington

Dr Alex Lenferna works as South African Climate Justice Campaigner for He is a former Fulbright and Mandela Rhodes Scholar, who recently completed a PhD on climate ethics at the University of Washington. He has written and researched widely on climate justice and his work is available at Alex has served in a number of climate justice advocacy roles within organized labor, student, and grassroots climate justice organizing. He is a first generation South African whose family hails from the small island nation of Mauritius.


  • 2019–present
    Climate Justice Campaigner,


    University of Washington, MA in Philosophy
    University of Kansas, Graduate Certificate in Environmental Studies
    University of Washington, Graduate Certificate in Climate Science
  • 2018 
    University of Washington, PhD in Philosophy (climate ethics)
  • 2012 
    Rhodes University, South Africa, MA in Philosophy


Fulbright and Mandela Rhodes Scholar