Philip Clayton is the Ingraham Professor at Claremont School of Theology in Claremont, California. Clayton has taught or held research professorships at Williams College, California State University, Harvard University, Cambridge University, and the University of Munich. His research focuses on biological emergence, religion and science, process studies, and contemporary issues in ecology, religion, and ethics, particularly the societal changes that are necessary for establishing sustainable forms of civilization on this planet. He is the recipient of multiple research grants and international lectureships, as well as the author of numerous books. Philip is also president of the organization Towards Ecological Civilization (EcoCiv) which propels scholars, activists, and policy experts toward realizing an ecological civilization ― a fully sustainable human society in harmony with surrounding ecosystems and communities of life.