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Jennifer Clapp is a Canada Research Chair and Professor in the Environment and Resource Studies Department at the University of Waterloo, Canada. Her research interests focus on issues at the intersection of the global economy, the environment, and food security. Her most recent books include Hunger in the Balance: The New Politics of International Food Aid (2012), Food (2012), and Paths to a Green World (2nd ed., 2011, with Peter Dauvergne). She currently holds a Trudeau Fellowship and co-edited Global Environmental Politics with Mat Paterson from 2007 to 2012.

Peter Dauvergne is a professor of international relations at the University of British Columbia. His research interests include the environmental politics of social movements, corporations, and consumption. Recent books include The Shadows of Consumption (2008), Paths to a Green World (2nd ed., 2011, with Jennifer Clapp), Timber (2011, with Jane Lister), Eco-Business (2013, with Jane Lister), and Protest Inc. (2014, with Genevieve LeBaron). He is the founding editor of Global Environmental Politics.

Tamar Dayan is the Robert Raynor Chair for Environmental Conservation Research and founding director of the Steinhardt Museum of Natural History, Israel’s National Center for Biodiversity Studies at Tel-Aviv University. She chairs the biodiversity and environment committee of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities and is a member of the Israel National Council for Research and Development. Previously she served on the board of directors of the Israel Nature and Parks Authority and chaired the National Man and Biosphere UNESCO Committee. Her research focus is ecology and conservation science including management and policy.

Andrea K. Gerlak is the director of academic development for the International Studies Association at the University of Connecticut, and senior policy scholar with the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy at the University of Arizona. Her research agenda examines the causes of—and innovative solutions to—some of the world’s most pressing water problems. Recent publications include “Implementing the Human Right to Water and Sanitation: A Study of Global and Local Discourses,” with Madeline Baer, in Third World Quarterly, 36 (8), 2015; and “Resistance and Reform: Transboundary Water Governance in the Colorado River Delta” in Review of Policy Research, 32 (1), 2015.

Ross Gillard is based at the University of Leeds, where he researches and teaches environmental policy and governance. His PhD thesis, under the umbrella of the Economic and Social Research Council’s Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy, explores governance challenges facing societies as they move toward a low-carbon and climate compatible future. He has written on social/environmental justice issues in the UK and internationally, including “Fuel Poverty from the [End Page iii] Bottom-Up: Characterising Household Energy Vulnerability through The Lived Experience of the Fuel Poor” with Lucy Middlemass, in Energy Research and Social Science 6, 2015. He also is involved in two book projects relating to global environmental justice and the politics of climate-related transitions.

Ronit Justo-Hanani is a visiting scholar at the Haas School of Business, Program of Business and Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley. She holds a bachelor of laws degree, an MSc degree in ecology and environmental studies, and is a PhD candidate at Tel-Aviv University. Her PhD thesis focuses on the politics of global nanotechnology risk regulation. Recent papers include “The Role of the State in Regulatory Policy for Nanomaterials Risks: Analyzing the Expansion of State-Centric Rulemaking in EU and US Chemicals Policies,” in Research Policy, 2014, and “European Risk Governance of Nanotechnology: Explaining the Emerging Regulatory Policy,” in Research Policy, 2015.

Robert MacNeil is a lecturer in environmental politics at the University of Sydney’s Department of Government and International Relations. His current work focuses on the relationship between neoliberalism and environmental governance in Canada, Australia, and the United States. His forthcoming book on US climate politics is entitled Understanding American Climate Policy: Accumulation, Clientelism, and Systemic Dysfunction.

Eero Palmujoki is a lecturer in international relations at the School of Management, University of Tampere, Finland. He has written two books and several articles on international relations and development in Southeast Asia. His research focuses on international society and environmental governance, on which he has published several articles, including “Fragmentation and...


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