Adam Briggle is Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies and Faculty Fellow in the Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity at the University of North Texas. His research and teaching focus on the intersections of science, technology, policy, and ethics. He is author of A Rich Bioethics (2010), co-author of Ethics and Science: An Introduction (2012), and co-editor of The Good Life in a Technological Age (2012). He is currently active as a public intellectual in the policy process surrounding the adoption of a new natural gas drilling and production ordinance by the City of Denton, TX. In this capacity, he chairs the Denton Stakeholder Drilling Advisory Group, a citizen-expert advisory committee.