Catholic Higher Education and the Environmental Crisis: Integral Ecology vs. the Technocratic Paradigm

Vincent Miller, Gudorf Chair in Catholic Theology and Culture, University of Dayton

Norah Martin, Collegium Board Chair, Professor of Philosophy and Chair of Environmental Studies, University of Portland, (Respondent)

How can the concepts of “Integral Ecology” and the “Technocratic Paradigm” from Laudato Si’ help illuminate the challenges Catholic Colleges and Universities face in seeking to prepare students to respond to the unfolding ecological crises? How might they guide a response in curriculum, residence life and campus operations?

Official Collegium Event