Mandela Rhodes & Fulbright Scholar, PhD in Philosophy (Climate Ethics), University of Washington

Dr Alex Lenferna works as South African Climate Justice Campaigner for 350.org. He is a Fulbright and Mandela Rhodes Scholar and 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 alexlenferna.wordpress.com. 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.

Experience

  • 2019–present
    Climate Justice Campaigner, 350.org

Education

  •  
    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

Honours

Fulbright and Mandela Rhodes Scholar