Education & Curriculum Vitae
B.A., M.A., Carleton University
Ph.D., University of Toronto
Benjamin Cashore is Professor of Environmental Governance & Political Science at Yale University’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. He is courtesy joint appointed in Yale’s Department of Political Science and is a Senior Research Fellow, Yale MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies. He is Director of the Governance, Environment and Markets (GEM) Initiative at Yale and is the Joseph C. Fox Faculty Director of the Yale International Fox Fellows Program. Cashore’s major research interests include transnational business regulation; non-state market driven (NSMD) global governance, corporate social responsibility, the emergence of domestic and international regulatory policies; and the role of firms, non-state actors, civil society in shaping these trends. His ongoing research efforts are focused on understanding how the interaction of multiple -levels of governance, public and private, might evolve, in the global era, to produce durable global environmental governance and sustainability solutions. He pursues this approach through thematic efforts: policy change and policy learning; intervening to address “super wicked” problems; and the influence of globalization and internationalization on domestic policy processes. His substantive research interests include climate policy, land use change, and sustainable forest management/deforestation.
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Solving The Super Wicked Problems of Global Climate Change
Tu - 2:30-5:20