Academic Working Group on International Governance of Climate Engineering

These are the 15 members of the Academic Working Group (AWG) on International Governance of Climate Engineering, an international group of senior academics taking a fresh look at governance of climate engineering research and potential deployment, with a focus on proposed solar radiation management/albedo modification technologies. For more about this project, please head to the Academic Working Group on International Governance of Climate Engineering project page.

Netra Chhetri, PhD

Netra Chhetri is Associate Professor at the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning (SGSUP) and the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes (CSPO) at Arizona State University (ASU).  Dr. Chhetri’s expertise lies in the … Read More

Dan Chong, PhD

Dan Chong is Arthur Vining Davis Fellow and Assistant Professor, Rollins College, teaching courses in international human rights, global poverty, and peace and conflict resolution.  He has led international field study courses focused … Read More

Ken Conca, PhD

Ken Conca, PhD is a Professor at the School of International Service, American University. Conca’s research and teaching focus on global environmental governance, environmental peacebuilding in war-torn societies, environmental politics … Read More

Alexander Gillespie, PhD

Alexander Gillespie is Professor, Te Piringa, Faculty of Law, The University of Waikato, New Zealand. Professor Gillespie obtained his LLB and LLM degrees with Honours from The University of Auckland. He did his PhD at Nottingham and … Read More

Richard Falk, PhD

Richard Falk  is a Fellow at theOrfalea Center for Global & International Studies, and Albert G. Professor of International Law and Practice Emeritus at Princeton University.  He is the author of Law, War, and Morality in the … Read More

Aarti Gupta, PhD

Aarti Gupta is Associate Professor at Wageningen UR, Netherlands. Dr. Gupta holds a PhD in Environmental Studies from Yale University, and a Masters in Political Science from the University of Chicago. Prior to coming to Wageningen, she … Read More

Sikina Jinnah, PhD

Sikina Jinnah is Associate Professor, School of International Service, American University. Jinnah’s research focuses on the changing dynamics of power and influence in global environmental politics. Her recent book ("Post-treaty … Read More

Prakash Kashwan, PhD

Prakash Kashwan is Assistant Professor, Comparative Environmental Policy and Politics, University of Connecticut. Kashwan's research and teaching interests reside primarily in the area of international environmental policy and politics, … Read More

Myanna Lahsen, PhD

Myanna Lahsen is Senior Researcher, Center for Earth System Science, The Brazilian Institute for Space Research, Brazil.  A Cultural Anthropologist and STS scholar by training, she studies knowledge politics and other socio-cultural … Read More

Andrew Light, PhD

Andrew Light is Director of the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy, George Mason University, and Distinguished Senior Fellow in the Climate Program at the World Resources Institute.  From 2013 until March 2016, he served as Senior … Read More