- Economic Development and Smart Cities
- Energy, Climate and Environmental Policy
- Environmental Ethics
- Ethics and Philosophy of Science and Technology
- Ph.D., University of Michigan, Philosophy, 1970
- BA, University of Michigan, Political Science, 1966
Dr. Bryan Norton is a Professor of Philosophy in the School of Public Policy. He received his PhD in philosophy from the University of Michigan in 1970, specializing in the philosophy of science and conceptual change in, and across, scientific disciplines. He writes on inter-generational equity, sustainability theory, bio-diversity policy and on valuation methods. His specialty is the integration of spatio-temporal scaling considerations into sustainability criteria. He is currently working to develop a flexible notion of sustainability that recognizes the challenges of rapidly changing climate.
- North America
- United States
- International Development
Awards & Distinctions
- Class of 1934 Distinguished Professor Award, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006.
- Gilbert White Fellow, Resources for the Future, 1985-56 (one-year Research Fellowship in residence at Resources, for the Future, Washington, D.C.)
- Graduated with Distinction, and Honors in Political Science, U. of Mich.,1966
Journal Article – April 2017
Journal Article – February 2016
"“Where Are ‘Cultural and ‘Social’ in Ecosystem Services? A Framework for Constructive Engagement”"
Journal Article – 2012