Education & Curriculum Vitae
B.A., Swarthmore College
M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M.P.P.M., Yale School of Management
Mr. Lifset’s research and teaching focus on the emerging field of industrial ecology, the study of the environmental consequences of production and consumption. He is a Research Scholar, Resident Fellow in Industrial Ecology and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Industrial Ecology, an international peer-reviewed biomonthly headquartered at the Center for Industrial Ecology at the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and owned by Yale University. In addition, he is associate director of the Industrial Environmental Management Program. and serves on the UN’s International Resource Panel. His research focuses on extended producer responsibility (EPR) and on the circular economy.