Dr. Jason M. Brown earned a bachelor’s degree in anthropology, master’s degrees in forestry and theology and a PhD in Environmental Humanities. He teaches a wide range of courses from religious studies to ethics to environmental humanities and forestry. Previously at Corpus Christi College he taught the Natural Disasters course. Jason enjoys forest walks, contemplative spirituality and writing. He tries to help students enjoy the learning process and realize that they are not their grades.
JM Brown Whither Mormon Environmental Theology? Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 44 (2), 67-86
Managing for the Spirit: Valuing the Mormon Sacred Grove
Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature & Culture 12 (3)
Thomas Merton, Wildness and the Sacramental Power of Place
The Merton Annual 29, 80-89
Charged Moments: Landscape and the Experience of the Sacred among Catholic Monks in North America
Religions 10 (2), 86
The ‘Greening’ of Christian Monasticism and the Future of Monastic Landscapes in North America
Religions 10 (7), 432
Lecturer, Simon Fraser University, Department of Humanities and School of Resource and Environmental Management
Adjunct Instructor, Western Washington University, Department of Global Humanities
American Academy of Religion
Society of American Foresters
Publishing manuscript from my PhD dissertation on the sense of place of Roman Catholic monks in the American West.