Dr. Christopher Preston is a professor of philosophy and a research fellow at the Program on Ethics and Public Affairs at the University of Montana He holds a doctorate in philosophy from the University of Oregon (Eugene, OR), an M.A. in environmental ethics from Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO), and a Bachelors Degree from the University of Durham in the UK.
Dr. Preston's areas of interest include: Environmental Ethics in the Anthropocene, Feminist Epistemology, and the ethics of emerging technologies
He has published a number of books and papers in value theory, environmental epistemology, the ethics of emerging technologies, and ecofeminism. HIs most recent book is The Synthetic Age: Outdesigning Evolution, Resurrecting Species, and Reengineering Our World (MIT Press, 2018). He has received research support from the US National Science Foundation, the Templeton Foundation, and the Kone Foundation.
Distinguished Visiting Fellow in the Ethics of the Anthropocene, Vrije University, The Netherlands 2016-17.