Bron Taylor has led a number of initiatives investigating nature-human relationships.
University of Wisconsin
Dr. Taylor instigated and became director of
a faculty initiative to create a program in
Environmental Studies at the
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature
As Editor-in-Chief of the Encyclopedia of Religion
and Nature
, he orchestrated contributions
from 520 contributors from around the world,
and after its publication, developed the 
Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture,
to continue the inquiry.
He also led scholars from more than two dozen countries
in the formation of the International Society for the
Study of Religion, Nature and Culture
, and was
elected as its founding President,
serving in that capacity from 2006-2009.

Dr. Taylor was also involved in a number of other scholarly programs and initiatives, including CERES 21, a research initiative exploring “Creative Responses to Sustainability” at the University of Oslo’s Center for Environment and Development, which led to the book Civil Society in the Age of Monitory Democracy.

Since 2002 Professor Taylor has played a leading role in creating the first Ph.D. program with an emphasis on “Religion and Nature” at the University of Florida.