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Dr Jakub Kowalewski

Senior Laudato Si' Research Fellow

Dr Jakub Kowalewski

About Research



Jakub is part of the Guardians of Creation Project - an interdisciplinary, multi-institutional research programme investigating the paths to sustainable and ecologically sensitive change in the Catholic Church.

Jakub holds a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Essex, and an MA and a BA also in Philosophy from the University of Sussex.

He is the Secretary of the London Conference in Critical Thought. Previously, he was a member of the Executive Committee of Society for European Philosophy, and of the Centre for Climate Change Action & Education at the University of Winchester.

Jakub also works at Linking London - a partnership of over 50 universities, colleges, and awarding bodies - hosted by Birkbeck, University of London, where is he responsible for policy and research.


Research profile

Jakub has a research interest in philosophy, political theology, education and environmental policy.

He is the editor of The Environmental Apocalypse: Interdisciplinary Reflections on the Climate Crisis (Routledge, 2023), and is currently completing a book, also for Routledge, entitled A Philosophy of Climate Apocalypticism: In and Against the World.

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