Robert V. Bartlett is the Gund Professor of the Liberal Arts in the Political Science Department and the Environment Program at the University of Vermont. 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. In 2019 he was the Fulbright-Diplomatic Academy Distinguished Professor of International Studies at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna. He is the author of many research articles and books, including (with Walter F. Baber) Consensus and Global Environmental Governance: Deliberative Democracy in Nature’s Regime (2015).