Faculty

Over the past year, we have conducted ground-breaking research in: sustainable agriculture, China's energy future, public-private partnerships for sustainable development, carbon markets, ocean policy, mining policy, and much more. 

Faculty of the International Environmental Policy Program

Professor
Office:
214 McCone
Phone:
831.647.6418
Expertise:

Biodiversity conservation, environmental conflict management, international environmental policy, protected natural areas, research methods, project design, program evaluation, social entrepreneurship, adaptive management, conservation leadership, sustainable development

Associate Professor
Office:
Craig Building
Phone:
831-647-6615 x 8403
Expertise:

Marine Policy, Climate Change, and Water/Watershed Planning

Director, Center for the Blue Economy; Program Chair, International Environmental Policy; Associate Professor
Office:
K23 Craig
Phone:
831.647.3548
Expertise:

Environmental & Natural Resource Economics, Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, Behavioral Economics, International Economics & Development

Assistant Professor, Energy Economics and Business
Office:
McGowan 320C
Phone:
831-647-4159
Expertise:

Economics, Policy, and Business of Energy, Environment, and Sustainable Development

Associate Professor
Office:
McGowan 320B
Phone:
831.647.6436
Expertise:

Sustainable development, business and sustainability, foreign direct investment and the environment, collaborative governance, development economics, global environmental governance. 

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Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Professor
Expertise:

Non-Fiction Writing, Internatonal and Environmental Issues, Climate Change and Economics

Adjunct Professor
Expertise:

Community-based natural resources management (CBNRM), Integrated Conservation and Development Projects (ICDPs) and community capacity building

Adjunct Professor
Phone:
202.691.4178
Expertise:

International environmental politics; international security; global health; development

Adjunct Professor
Phone:
+1 646 785 4946
Expertise:

International marine environmental law and policy, law of the sea and high seas governance 

Adjunct Professor
Expertise:

Sustainable and organic agriculture, small farm incubators and marine conservation

Adjunct Professor
Expertise:

Land use and environmental planning, environmental assessment and environmental policy, 

Adjunct Professor
Expertise:

Ecosystems Management, Environmental Non-Profit Management, and Environmental Education

Adjunct Professor
Expertise:

Corporate Campaign Management, Sustainable Seafood, and Marine Resource Conservation

Instructors

Charles Wahle, Conservation Instructor

Dr. Charlie Wahle is a marine ecologist with extensive experience working at the interface between science and policy of marine conservation and protected areas. Currently, he is the Senior Scientist at the National Marine Protected Areas Center. Prior to joining the National Marine Protected Areas Center, he served as NOAA's liaison to three key interagency marine conservation initiatives: the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force, the Invasive Species Council, and the national MPA initiative.

From 1993 to 1999, Charlie led the national programs for science, education, and conservation policy for the National Marine Sanctuaries Program and the National Estuarine Research Reserves Systems at NOAA headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland. Prior to joining NOAA, Dr. Wahle developed and managed a marine research and teaching laboratory on the New Jersey coast for Lehigh University. He has conducted extensive field research on Caribbean coral reefs and mid-Atlantic coastal ecosystems.

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