John Carroll is professor of environmental conservation at the University of New Hampshire and directs the university's undergraduate environmental degree programs. Following some years of research, writing and publishing in the area of international environmental diplomacy and affairs, Carroll has devoted most of the last ten years to work on religion and ethics as applied to ecological thought. He has edited Embracing Earth: Catholic Approaches to Ecology (Orbis Books, 1994); The Greening of Faith: God, the Environment and the Good Life (University Press of New England, 1997); and Ecology and Religion: Scientists Speak (Franciscan Press, 1998). He is a Kellogg Foundation National Fellow and has also participated in the Templeton Foundation's Program in Science and Religion at Oxford University. He holds a Ph.D. in Resource Development from Michigan State University.