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

  • Environmental economics
  • Conservation policy 

Core Faculty

Research interests

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

Research interests

  • Global environmental governance
  • Environmental peacebuilding in war-torn societies
  • Water governance

Research interests

  • Environmental anthropology
  • The politics of environmental conservation
  • Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Research interests

  • 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

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

Research interests

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

Research interests

  • Environmental justice
  • Access to natural resources
  • Household vulnerability to climate change

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