Robert V. Bartlett is the Gund Professor of Liberal Arts in the Political Science Department at the University of Vermont. His previous institutions include Purdue University, Boise State University, Texas Tech University, and Indiana University. He has twice been a Senior Fulbright Scholar (Lincoln University and University of Canterbury, New Zealand, and Trinity College, Ireland). In 2007 he was Distinguished Fulbright Chair of Environmental Policies at the Turin Polytechnic Institute and University in Italy. The author of many books and research articles, he teaches courses in environmental politics and policy, including U.S. Environmental Politics, Comparative Environmental Politics, International Environmental Governance, and Earth Systems Governance.