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Terje Oestigaard
The Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden
Sweden
I am a researcher at the Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden. I am trained as an archaeologist but have also conducted numerous contemporary and ethnographic studies. Apart from Scandinavia, I have conducted fieldworks more...
Oladele Ogunseitan
University of California, Irvine
USA
Oladele Ogunseitan is Professor and Chair of Population Health & Disease Prevention at UC Irvine, where he directs the Green Materials Research and Education initiative. He is general editor of Green Health, part of the more...
Ray Oldenburg
University of West Florida
USA
Ray Oldenburg has held positions in the state university systems of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Nevada, and Florida. His areas of specialization are community and public life, and he is known internationally for his book The more...
Rodomiro Ortiz
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)
Sweden
Rodomiro Ortiz holds a BSc-Biology (Honors) and a MSc-Plant Breeding & Statistics from UNALM (Perú), and, a PhD-Plant Breeding & Genetics from the Univ. Wisconsin-Madison. He has attended the Agribusiness Seminars at Harvard more...
Hugh Page, Jr.
University of Notre Dame
USA
Hugh Page is currently Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies for the College of Arts & Letters, Director of the African and African American Studies Program, and Associate Professor in the Department of Theology at Notre more...
Gabriel Palmer-Fernandez
Youngstown State University
USA
Gabriel Palmer-Fernandez is professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies and director of the Dr. James Dale Ethics Center at Youngstown State University. Among his publications are numerous articles in the history of Christian more...
Mercedes Pardo Buendia
University Carlos III of Madrid
Spain
Professor of Environmental Sociology, working on the following topics: global change; climate change; sustainable development; energy; agenda 21; environmental policy. Chair of the Spanish Committee on Global Change Research more...
Bruce Pardy
Queen's University
Canada
Bruce Pardy is a Professor in the Faculty of Law at Queen’s University. He has written extensively on environmental governance, ecosystem management, climate change, water policy and environmental liability, and has taught more...
Fernanda de Vasconcellos Pegas
Griffith University, Australia
Australia
At present I hold a Research Fellow position at the International Centre for Ecotourism Research at Griffith University. My professional interests focus on understanding the factors and social relationships that contribute more...
Hooman Peimani
University of Bradford
United Kingdom
Sony Pellissery
CSSEIP, National Law School of India University,
India
Sony Pellissery is Associate Professor at the Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion, at National Law School of India University, Bangalore. He is a public policy specialist with key contributions on how social networks more...
Martyn Percy
Ripon College
United Kingdom
Dr Percy has been the Director of the Lincoln Theological Institute since its foundation in 1997. His research is mainly concentrated in the field of Christianity and contemporary culture, specialising in modern ecclesiology more...
Franz Xaver Perrez
Ambassador, Federal Office for the Environment, Switzerland
Switzerland
Dr. Franz Xaver PERREZ, ambassador, J.S.D. 1998 (NYU School of Law); LL.M. 1996 (NYU School of Law); attorney at law (1992), is the head of International Affairs Division in the Federal Office for the Environment and he more...
Gertrud Pfister
University of Copenhagen
Denmark
Dr. Gertrud Pfister is a professor in the Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports at the University of Copenhagen's Institute of Exercise and Sports Sciences. In Germany and in Denmark, Pfister conducted several large more...
Elizabeth C. J. Pike
University of Chichester
United Kingdom
Elizabeth C.J. Pike is a Senior Lecturer and her teaching responsibilities are for the sociology of sport and qualitative research methods predominantly on the Sports Studies/Sports Development routeway. Her administrative more...
Judy Polumbaum
University of Iowa
USA
Amanda Prigge
Berkshire Publishing Group
USA
Amanda joined Berkshire in October 2011, shortly after graduating from the Denver Publishing Institute. With a background in English, sociology, and Japanese, the wide variety of topics published by Berkshire interested more...
Dave Pritchard
Scientific & Technical Review Panel, Convention on Wetlands
United Kingdom
Dave Pritchard is an independent consultant in both the environment and culture sectors. He has worked for almost 30 years in national and international policy and law with bodies like UNESCO, the UN Environment more...
Maria Proto
University of Salerno
Italy
Maria Proto - Full Professor - Faculty of Economics, University of Salerno since 1/11/1994.

Currently Lecturer in Environmental Management and Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Management of Energy Sources, more...

Janani Rangarajan
IIT Madras’s Rural Technology and Business Incubator (RTBI)
India
EDUCATION
  • January 2008- July 2009: Master of Philosophy in Mathematics under Vinayaka Missions University.
  • July 2005 –April 2007: Master of Sciences, majoring in Mathematics at Madras Institute of Technology, more...
Paul Raskin
Tellus Institute
USA
Paul Raskin is the founding President of the Tellus Institute, and founder of the Global Scenario Group and the Great Transition Initiative. The overarching theme of his work has been developing visions and strategies for more...
Benjamin Redekop
Christopher Newport University
USA
Benjamin W. Redekop is Associate Professor of Leadership and American Studies at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia. His publications include Enlightenment and Community (Montreal: McGill- Queen’s more...
Ronald Riggio
Claremont McKenna College
USA
James Rojas
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
USA
Paul Rosier
Villanova University
USA
Paul C. Rosier received his Ph.D. in American History from the University of Rochester in 1998. Dr. Rosier serves as Associate Professor of History at Villanova University (Villanova, Pennsylvania), where he teaches American more...
Frank Rosillo-Calle
Imperial College London
United Kingdom
Dr Frank Rosillo-Calle is currently an Honorary Research Fellow, Imperial College London. He has 30+ years experience on bioenergy and related areas and published extensively. His latest book, (2010) is Food versus Fuel more...
Marcy Ross
Formerly Berkshire Publishing Group
USA
Marcy Ross has been a staff editor on more than a dozen Berkshire projects including the Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment, the Encyclopedia of Community, the Encyclopedia of Homelessness, and the more...
Heidi Ross
Indiana University
USA
Heidi Ross is Director of the East Asian Studies Center and Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Indiana University. She is also Co-director of the Australian National University-Indiana University Pan more...
Allen Sack
University of New Haven
USA
Dr. Allen L. Sack earned his BA in sociology from the University of Notre Dame in 1967. While at Notre Dame he played defensive end on Ara Parseghian’s 1966 National Championship football team and was drafted by the Los more...
Sonya Salamon
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
USA
Sonya Salamon is professor of community studies in the Department of Human and Community Development at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has studied Illinois rural communities, as well as families and more...
Frank Salamone
Iona College and University of Phoenix
USA
Frank A. Salamone has edited and written a number of books, including Gods and Goods in Africa, The Yanomami and Theri Interpreters, Popular Culture in the Fifties, The Italians of Rochester, NY, more...
A. Whitney Sanford
University of Florida
USA
A. Whitney Sanford is an Associate Professor in the Department of Religion at the University of Florida, focusing on the intersection of religion, sustainable agriculture and social justice, particularly in the global South. more...
Oswald Schmitz
Yale University
USA
Professor Schmitz’s research examines the dynamics and structure of terrestrial food webs. His specific focus is on plant-herbivore interactions and how they are shaped by carnivores and soil-nutrient levels, both at the more...
James Sellmann
University of Guam
Guam
James D. Sellmann is the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and professor of Philosophy and Micronesian Studies at the University of Guam. He was awarded B.A. degrees in Psychology, and Philosophy from more...
Marilyn Shea
University of Maine, Farmington
USA
Lei Shen
Chinese Academy of Sciences
China
Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). General Secretary of the China Society of Natural Resources (CSNR). Deputy Director of the Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Security at the Institute of Geographic more...
Michael Shuman
Business Alliance for Local Living Economies
USA
Michael Shuman is a Stanford-trained attorney and economist. He currently runs two institutions: Bay Friendly Chicken Inc., a community-owned poultry company in Maryland; and the Green Policy Institute, which undertakes more...
Charlotte Smith
WM Healthcare Solutions; PharmEcology Services
USA
Charlotte Smith is Director of PharmEcology Services, part of Waste Management Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (WMHS), a Waste Management company. She founded PharmEcology Associates, LLC in 2000 and sold the company to WMHS more...
William Smith
Wake Forest University
USA
William K. Smith is the Charles H. Babcock Chaired Professor in Botany at Wake Forest University. He received his PhD from UCLA and was formerly at the University of Wyoming for over 15 years. His research focuses on the more...
Georgia Sorenson
University of Maryland
USA
Georgia Sorenson is a Visiting Senior Scholar at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies, University of Richmond and a Senior Scholar and Founder of the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership, University of Maryland. more...
Joachim Spangenberg
Helmholtz Centre for Environment Research, Halle, Germany
Germany
Joachim H. Spangenberg is a senior scientist at the Helmholtz Centre for Environment Research UFZ in Germany. His work focuses on sustainable development strategies, policies and indicators, including a focus on sustainable more...
Frederick Steiner
The University of Texas at Austin
USA
Frederick Steiner is an environmental planner who teaches courses in landscape architecture and community and regional planning. He is the dean of the School of Architecture and Henry M. Rockwell Chair in Architecture, The more...
Maggie Stevens
University of Tennessee
USA
Maggie Stevens has a M.S. in Forestry from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, having recently completed her thesis research in Brazil working with the expanding eucalyptus industry. With an undergraduate degree in more...
Emma Stewart
Corporate environmental strategy specialist
USA
Emma Stewart, Ph.D., is currently Senior Manager of AEC Sustainability at Autodesk, where she spearheads the design software company’s efforts to make sustainable design easy, cost-effective and routine across the building more...
Chee-Beng Tan
Sun Yat-sen University
China

Tan Chee-Beng is a Distinguished Professor at Sun Yat-sen University, China. He is a cultural anthropologist who has conducted research in Malaysia and China. He has written widely on the food, culture, ethnicity, and more...

Mario Testa
University of Salerno
Italy
Mario Testa obtained a First-Class Honours Degree in Economics at the University of Salerno; he won a scholarship to study corporate social responsibility issues in depth at the Center for Business Ethics at Bentley College more...
Holly Thorpe
University of Waikato
New Zealand
Douglas Booth and Holly Thorpe work at the Department of Sport and Leisure Studies in the School of Education at the University of Waikato, on the North Island of New Zealand. They have published widely on extreme and alternative more...
Rachel Denae Thrasher
Boston University
USA
Rachel Thrasher provides legal analysis at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future for issues such as trade and development. She completed her Master's degree in International Relations at more...
Erkan Topal
Curtin University
Australia
Dr. Erkan Topal is a mining engineer with degrees in Mineral Economics from the Colorado School of Mines in the USA. He is currently an Associate Professor and Head of the Mining Engineering Department at Western Australia more...
Mary Evelyn Tucker
Yale University
USA
Mary Evelyn Tucker is a Senior Lecturer and Research Scholar at Yale University where she has appointments in the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies as well as the Divinity School and the Department of Religious more...
Wayne van Zwoll
National Shooting Sports Foundation
USA
Dr. Wayne van Zwoll has written about the shooting sports for 37 years. He has authored 14 books and published more than 2,500 articles and columns in over two dozen hunting and shooting magazines. He is a contributing editor more...
Daniel Vasey
Divine Word College
Australia
Dan Vasey is Professor Emeritus at Divine Word College. A human ecologist with broad interests but principal research experience in population and agriculture, his publications include An Ecological History of Agriculture: more...
Gregory Veeck
Western Michigan University
USA
Eduard Vermeer
International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden
Netherlands
Eduard B. Vermeer (67) taught economy and history of China at Leiden University, and was Chairman of the Finnish Graduate School of Asian Studies. Now he is an affiliated fellow at the International Institute of Asian Studies more...
Wayne Visser
CSR International
United Kingdom
Wayne Visser is Founder and Director of the think-tank CSR International and the author of twelve books, including nine on the role of business in society, such as more...
Christina Voigt
University of Oslo
Norway
Dr. Christina Voigt is associate professor at the Department of Public and International law, University of Oslo, Norway. She received her legal education in Germany, holds a Master of Laws in Environmental Law degree (LL.M.-Envir) more...
Susan Wachter
University of Pennsylvania
USA
Susan M. Wachter is the Richard B. Worley Professor of Financial Management, and Professor of Real Estate and Finance at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania as well as co-director, Penn Institute for Urban more...
Sandra Waddock
Boston College
USA
Sandra Waddock is Galligan Chair of Strategy and Professor of Management at Boston College's Carroll School of Management. Recent books include more...
Gernot Wagner
Environmental Defense Fund
USA
Gernot Wagner is an economist in the Climate and Air Program of the Environmental Defense Fund. He specializes on global greenhouse gas emission reduction pathways and works on developing and applying economically sound more...
Minjuan Wang
San Diego State University
USA
Dr. Minjuan Wang is Professor of Educational Technology at San Diego State University (SDSU). She teaches Methods of Inquiry, Designing and Developing for the Global Audience, Mobile learning design, Technologies for Course more...
William Wedenoja
Missouri State University
USA
Dr. Wedenoja taught at Southwestern College, Miramar College, the University of California at Santa Cruz and the University of California at San Diego before joining the SMSU faculty in 1979. He is the coordinator of the more...
Barry Wellman
University of Toronto
Canada
Barry Wellman is a professor of sociology at the University of Toronto and director of the NetLab at the university’s Centre for Urban and Community Studies. He is also chair-emeritus of the Community and Urban Sociology more...
Andrew Wells-Dang
Independent scholar, Hoi An, Vietnam
Vietnam
Andrew Wells-Dang is an international specialist on civil society, networks and governance, based in Hoi An, Vietnam. Andrew holds a PhD from the University of Birmingham, England and an M.A. from the Johns Hopkins University more...
Peter Whitehouse
Case Western Reserve University
USA
Peter J. Whitehouse, MD, PhD is Professor of Neurology as well as current or former Professor of Cognitive Science, Psychiatry, Neuroscience, Psychology, Nursing, Organizational Behavior, Bioethics and History. He is also more...
Tiffany Wise-West
University of California, Santa Cruz
USA
Tiffany Wise-West is a professional civil engineer and PhD candidate in Environmental Studies at the University of California Santa Cruz.  Specializing in consultation on planning, design, and management of municipal infrastructure more...
Haiwang Yuan
Western Kentucky University
USA
Fengping Zhao
Zhengzhou University
China
Fengping Zhao is an associate professor in the School of Public Administration, Zhengzhou University, P. R. China. Her main research interests are in the fields of social welfare, local governance, transparency, China developmental more...
Dinara Ziganshina
University of Dundee
United Kingdom
Dinara Ziganshina earned her law degree (J.D. equivalent) from the Tashkent State Institute of Law (Uzbekistan) and LL.M. in Environmental and Natural Resources Law from the University of Oregon School of Law (USA). She more...