Peter J. Stoett is Dean of Social Science and Humanities at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Previously he was Director of the Loyola Sustainability Research Centre at Concordia University in Montreal. He obtained his PhD in Political Studies from Queen’s University in 1994. His main areas of expertise include international relations and law, global environmental politics, human rights, and Canadian foreign policy.

Professor Stoett has conducted research in Europe (including the Balkans), eastern, southern and western Africa, central America, and Asia. Dr. Stoett also teaches at the United Nations’ University for Peace in San Jose, Costa Rica; and the IMT Institute for Advanced Studies in Lucca, Italy; and the Institute for Social Science at The Hague. He currently carries a Social Science and Humanities was the Fulbright Research Chair for Canadian-American Relations at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. With Dr. Sandy Lamalle he co-chairs ESGRREW, the Earth System Governance Rights and Representations of the Environment Working Group.

Recent books (authored, co-authored, and co-edited):

  • Global Ecopolitics: Crisis, Governance, and Justice (University of Toronto Press, 2012)
  • Environmental Challenges and Opportunities: Local-Global Perspectives on Canadian Issues (Emond Montgomery, 2009)
  • Bilateral Ecopolitics: Canadian-American Environmental Relations (Ashgate, 2006); International Ecopolitical Theory: Critical Reflections (UBC Press, 2006)
  • Global Politics: Origins, Currents, Directions, Fourth Edition (ITP Nelson, 2010)
  • Sustainable Development and Canada: National and International Perspectives (Broadview Press, 2001)
  • Human and Global Security: An Exploration of Terms (University of Toronto Press, 2000)
  • International Relations Theory and Ecological Thought: Towards a Synthesis (Routledge, 1999)
  • The International Politics of Whaling (UBC Press,1997).