DAWN M. NOTHWEHR, O. S. F. is Professor of Catholic Theological Ethics and The Erica and Harry John Family Endowed Chair in Catholic Ethics at the Catholic Theological Union. She is a Rochester, Minnesota Franciscan and received her Ph.D. from Marquette University. Her primary focus is environmental ethics through the lens of Franciscan theology, especially the effects of global climate change on poor people. Equal concerns include the religion/science dialogue, the ethics of power and racial justice, and fundamental moral theology. Since 2015 she has served on the Encyclical Working Group of the Office of Human Dignity of the Archdiocese of Chicago, whose mission is the education and implementation of Laudato Si’. Dr. Nothwehr has served the Catholic Theology Society of America as a National Board Member, Convener of the Moral Theology section, and Co-Convener of the Women’s Consultation in Constructive Theology. She is Co-Convener of the Environmental Ethics and Theology section of the Society of Christian Ethics. Her work has been recognized with several awards.