Mark Axelrod holds a joint appointment in James Madison College (Public Affairs) and the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Michigan State University, USA. He holds a PhD in Political Science from Duke University, USA and a JD (Law) from Stanford University, USA. Mark’s teaching and research center around international and comparative environmental governance, with a focus on justice outcomes. Mark’s current research addresses institutional change in international environmental law, local implementation of international environmental principles in India, policy impacts of scientific uncertainty, conflict resulting from climate-induced migration, and intersectional gendered impacts of marine fisheries policy in India and elsewhere.
His recent work is published in journals including Earth System Governance, Sustainability, Global Environmental Politics, Fisheries Research, and World Development.
Mark is a co-leader of the Michigan Chapter of Scholars Strategy Network, and is active with the Earth System Governance Project Oceans Task Force. He is also Associate Editor of Global Environmental Politics journal and sits on the Board of Contributors for the International Environmental Agreements Database.