Dr Celia Bardwell-Jones is Professor of Philosophy and the Division Chair for the Humanities Division at the University of Hawai’i at Hilo, United States. Dr Bardwell-Jones is an interdisciplinary scholar whose research interests include: feminist philosophy, philosophy of race and cultural diversity, inter-cultural American philosophy, environmental ethics and the philosophy of nature. She recently co-edited a special issue on “Indigenizing and Decolonizing Feminist Philosophy” in Hypatia: A Journal for Feminist Philosophy. She currently is serving as co-editor for a special issue on “Ocean Feminism” in Amerasia Journal. More recently, she has collaborated with several ecologists from the US Forest Service and UH Hiloʻs Biology Department in an article publication through Frontiers Journal on the metaphysics of belonging in nature and its relationship to invasive species.