Sam Mickey

Sam Mickey

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty


Sam Mickey is an adjunct professor in the Theology and Religious Studies department at the University of San Francisco. He has also taught at Dominican University of California, Pacifica Graduate Institute, and the California Institute of Integral Studies, and he has worked for the Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale. His research and teaching interests include environmental ethics, religion and ecology, and integral ecology.


  • California Institute of Integral Studies, PhD in Philosophy and Religion, 2012
  • University of North Texas, MA in Interdisciplinary Studies, 2006
  • University of North Texas, BA in Philosophy and Religion Studies, 2003

Selected Publications

  • Mickey, S., Tucker, M. E. and Grim, J., eds. (2020). Living Earth Community: Multiple Ways of Being and Knowing. Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers.

  • Mickey, S., ed. (2020). Integrating Ecology and Justice in a Changing Climate. San Francisco: University of San Francisco Press.

  • Mickey, S. (2016). Coexistentialism and the Unbearable Intimacy of Ecological Emergency. Lanham, MD: Lexington.

  • Mickey, S. (2015). Whole Earth Thinking and Planetary Coexistence: Ecological Wisdom at the Intersection of Religion, Ecology, and Philosophy. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

  • Mickey, S. (2014). On the Verge of a Planetary Civilization: A Philosophy of Integral Ecology. London: Rowman and Littlefield International.