Geoff Dabelko, PhD

Geoff DabelkoProfessor and Director of Environmental Studies, Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs at Ohio University
Dabelko’s current research focuses on environmental pathways to confidence building and peace building, with a special emphasis on managing transboundary fresh water resources. He is focused on understanding the conflict and peacebuilding potential of climate change mitigation and adaptation. Dabelko is co-editor with Ken Conca of Green Planet Blues: Critical Perspectives on Global Environmental Politics and Environmental Peacemaking. He is a member of the UN Environment Programme’s Expert Advisory Group on Environment, Conflict, and Peacebuilding; the editorial board of Global Environmental Change; the Board of Experts, Center for Unconventional Security Affairs at the University of California, Irvine; and the advisory board of Screenscope, Inc., and its PBS “Journey to Planet Earth” television series initiative.