Professor Stoett is Dean of the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities at Ontario Tech University located near Toronto, Canada. Previously, he was the Director of the Loyola Sustainability Research Centre at Concordia University in Montreal. He has been engaged in global environmental politics and policy research for 30 years, is Co-chair of an IPBES assessment, is a Lead Author for UNEPs Global Environment Outlook, and currently holds a SSHRC grant on Transnational Environmental Crime and Human Security. He works mainly in the areas of biodiversity, human rights, climate justice, and pollution. He has held visiting appointments at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (Washington DC), the UN University for Peace (Costa Rica), the International Institute of Social Studies (the Hague), Reading University (UK), the University of Tasmania, and elsewhere.