Meet the Faculty

Research produced by GEP faculty stands at the leading edge of the global environmental politics field. Their articles appear in top journals, and their books are read and assigned widely. Faculty are also active public intellectuals, appearing in the media and offering public lectures at universities and think tanks.

Program Director

Research interests

  • Global environmental governance
  • Global food politics
  • Politics of emerging technologies, including climate engineering technologies

Core Faculty

Research interests

  • Intersection of environmental economics and international trade
  • Links between environmental policies and international competitiveness
  • Measurement of environmental policies

Research interests

  • Global environmental governance
  • Environmental peacebuilding in war-torn societies
  • Environmental politics and policy in the United Nations system
  • Water governance

Research interests

  • Environmental Anthropology
  • The Politics of Environmental Conservation
  • The Bureaucracy of Development Aid
  • NGOs and Farmer cooperatives in Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Research interests

  • Global environmental and agricultural policy and politics
  • Community-based participatory action research with grassroots groups on Farm Bill reform
  • Cuba-US agricultural relations

Research interests

  • Sustainable architectural design
  • LEED certification
  • Workforce training in energy efficiency

Research interests

  • Political economy of development
  • Urban inequality and environmental justice
  • Water and land governance in Bangalore/Bengaluru in India

Research interests

  • Political and social dynamics of environmental degradation
  • Prospects for sustainable development in China

Research interests

  • Global environmental politics
  • Transnational environmental activism
  • Environmental ethics

Affiliated Faculty