Dr Fred Simmons

Associate Member

Frederick Simmons is a Research Associate in the University of Cambridge Faculty of Divinity. He has taught at Princeton Theological Seminary, Yale Divinity School, Amherst College, La Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, and La Universidad Politécnica Salesiana. He has also held research appointments at Boston University School of Theology and The Center of Theological Inquiry. He received a PhD in religious ethics from Yale University and an MDiv from Yale Divinity School.

Dr Simmons’ research has concentrated on Christian social ethics, environmental ethics, Christianity and the natural sciences, and Christian analyses of love and eudaimonism. His principal current projects consider the religious and societal significance of astrobiology, axiological explanations of life’s emergence, ecology’s implications for Christian ethics and theology, and the meanings of environmental pessimism for Christian hope.