Joshua C. Gellers, PhD, LEED Green Associate, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at the University of North Florida, Honorary Fellow of the Southasia Institute of Advanced Studies, and U.S. Fulbright Scholar to Sri Lanka. In 2015, Josh was a Visiting Scholar-in-Residence in Global Environmental Constitutionalism at Widener University Delaware Law School. His research focuses on environmental politics in the developing world, with an emphasis on environmental rights and development finance.
Josh’s work has appeared in Critical Discourse Studies, International Environmental Agreements, Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation, Journal of Human Rights and the Environment, Journal of Human Rights Practice, Global Environmental Politics, Review of Policy Research, Sustainability Science, and Transnational Environmental Law.
He has served as a researcher for the Global Roundtable on Climate Change, Center for Research on Environmental Decisions, and Earth Institute at Columbia University. Josh runs Enviro Rights Map, a free Google maps-based website that catalogs constitutional environmental rights throughout the world. He is the author of The Global Emergence of Constitutional Environmental Rights (Routledge 2017). Josh holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Florida, an M.A. in Climate and Society from Columbia University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine.