Dr. Wimberley is a professor of ecological studies at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) having served as the founding Dean of the College of Professional Studies and the College of Education. Dr. Wimberley has published extensively and diversely in the social sciences, to include work in psychiatry, health care, health policy, social work, environmental policy, environmental philosophy and ethics and theology and ecology. He is the author of more than 30 articles in professional journals, and the author of two books, including an upcoming text on ecological philosophy. Dr. Wimberley holds a Ph.D. in public affairs from the University of Pittsburgh, as well as a Master of Social Work from Pitt, and is an ordained Presbyterian minister, educated in theology at the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary where he graduated magna cum laude with a Master of Divinity degree. Dr. Wimberley is a native of Florida who was born in St. Augustine and educated at Stetson University in Deland, Florida where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology.