Georges Alexandre Lenferna

South African Fulbright Scholar, PhD Candidate in Philosophy (Climate Ethics), University of Washington

Alex is a South African Fulbright Scholar pursuing his PhD in Philosophy at the University of Washington, with a focus on climate justice. As a Mandela Rhodes Scholar, he completed a Master of Arts in Philosophy at Rhodes University with a focus on global poverty and environmental ethics. For more details about his work, you can visit his website:


  • –present
    Research assistant, University of Washington


    University of Washington, MA in Philosophy
    University of Kansas, Graduate Certificate in Environmental Studies
    University of Washington, Graduate Certificate in Climate Science
  • 2012 
    Rhodes University, South Africa, MA in Philosophy