Prof. Erik Persson

Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, Lund University, Lund, Sweden Researcher, RISE – Research Institutes of Sweden, Lund, Sweden

PhD in Practical Philosophy from Lund University.
Main research and teaching interests: Applied philosophy, including environmental philosophy and philosophical issues in space exploration and emerging technologies.

Present employment: Lund University and RISE – Research Institutes of Sweden Previous employment includes: Senior Lecturer at Umeå Univetrsity, Research Fellow at Center for Theological Inquiry, Princeton, Senior Scientist at Nordic Genetic Research Center.

Author of 50+ peer-reviewed journal articles/book chapters, 2 monographies and editor of 6 anthologies.

Co-founder and director of Space Humanities Lab, Lund University.
Chair of the European Astrobiology Institute’s Working Group on Historical, Philosophical and Societal aspects of Astrobiology.