Robert Frodeman writes on environmental philosophy and public policy, the philosophy of science and technology, and the future of the university.
A graduate of St Louis University (History and Philosophy, 1981), holder of a PhD in Philosophy (Penn State, 1988) and a MS in Geology (climate science, CU-Boulder, 1996), Frodeman is the author or editor of 15 books and more than 100 articles, and has been awarded more than 2 million dollars in grants.
Founding Director of the Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity at the University of North Texas (2008), he has also held academic positions at the University of Colorado and the Colorado School of Mines. He also ran the Socrates Untenured series at the journal Issues in Science and Technology from 2017 - 2021.
In the fall of 2023 a Fulbright Scholarship will bring Frodeman to the Institute of Advanced Studies at the University of Turku, Finland to conduct research on the future of the university.
He and his wife live in Hoback, Wyoming.