Jason M. Brown, PhD studied anthropology at Brigham Young University and later completed Masters degrees in forestry and theology at Yale University. For two years he taught religion and ethics courses in Salt Lake City, Utah and worked as a forester during the summer months. In 2013 be began his PhD at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability (IRES) at the University of British Columbia. His dissertation research was focused on the sense of place and theology of land of contemporary Catholic monks in the American West. Since his graduation in 2017 he has taught as a Sessional Lecturer at Corpus Christi College, the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University and Western Washington University for faculties of forestry, environment and the humanities. His research interests include ethics, ecological theology, and sense of place.