Dan C. Shahar is a Research Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Before arriving at UNC, he completed his Ph.D. in Philosophy at the University of Arizona, where he was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy and a Fellow at the UA Center for the Philosophy of Freedom. His research focuses on the implications of environmental challenges for liberal democracies and their members. With David Schmidtz, he is co-editor of the latest edition of the popular textbook, Environmental Ethics: What Really Matters, What Really Works.