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Dr. Eric Godoy

Assistant Professor
Stevenson Hall - STV 323C
Office Hours
Updated semesterly or by appointment
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PhD from the New School for Social Research

Current Courses

238.003Rights And Wrongs

104.001The Ideal Of Democracy

104.002The Ideal Of Democracy

240.001Political Philosophy

236.001Values And The Environment

236.002Values And The Environment

Teaching Interests & Areas

Ethics, Environmental Philosophy, Social-Political Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Race, Gender and Sexuality

Research Interests & Areas

Collective Responsibility, Ecofeminism, Climate Change, Fossil Fuel Divestment, Conceptions of Nature, Philosophy of Games

Ph D Philosophy

The New School for Social Resarch
New York, NY

MA Philosophy

The New School for Social Research
New York, NY

BA Philosohpy

Rollins College
Winter Park, FL

Outstanding University Teacher Teaching Initiative Award Nominee

College of Arts and Science

New Faculty Startup Award

Office of Research and Graduate Studies

Book, Chapter

Godoy, E. Going Fossil Free: A Lesson in Climate Activism and Collective Responsibility. Climate Change Research at Universities. Springer International Publishing (2017): 55–67.
Godoy, E. When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth: Forgetting Nature, Yet Again, in Jurassic Park and Jurassic World. Jonathan Beever (EDs), Philosophy, Film, and the Dark Side of Interdependence. Lexington Books: 141-155.

Creative Works/Broadcast Media

Godoy, E. “5: Eric Godoy” Earth to Philosophy, season 1, episode 5. Podcast audio, May 11. (2020)

Journal Article

Godoy, E. Sympathy for Cecil: gender, trophy hunting, and the western environmental imaginary. Journal of Political Ecology 27.1 (2020): 759-774.
Godoy, E. To Trump’s Chagrin, Non-nationals Are Still In (Commentary). Ethics, Policy & Environment 21.1 (2018): 42-44.
Leal Filho, Walter, Morgan, E., Godoy, E., Azeiteiro, U., Bacelar-Nicolau, P., Avila, L., Mac-Lean, C., & Huge, J. Implementing climate change research at universities: Barriers, potential and actions. Journal of Cleaner Production 170 (2018): 269-277.
Godoy, E. Sharing responsibility to divest from fossil fuels. Environmental Values (2017)
Godoy, E. What’s the Harm in Climate Change?. Ethics, Policy & Environment 20.1 (2017): 103–117.

Newspaper, Article

Godoy, E., & Jaffe, A. We Don’t Need a ‘War’ on Climate Change, We Need a Revolution. (2016)

Textbook, Revised

Godoy, E. Divestment is a Shared Responsibility. Bob Fischer (EDs), College Ethics: A Reader on Moral Issues that Affect You, 2nd ed.. Oxford University Press

Grants & Contracts

Scott M. Elliott Cross-Disciplinary Pilot Grant. Department of Economics, College of Arts and Sciences. Illinois State University. (2020)
Faculty International Travel Grant. Office of International Studies and Programs. Illinois State University.
International Seminar Series: Local and Global Environments in Conversation. International Studies Program. Illinois State University.
New Faculty Initiative Grant. Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Illinois State University.
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