served on the faculty of Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies. Before serving Johns Hopkins, Professor Barrett taught at the London Business School, where he was also dean of the Executive MBA Program. Professor Barrett’s research focuses on interactions between natural and social systems, especially at the global level. He is best known for his work involving international environmental agreements, such as the Kyoto Protocol. Professor Barrett’s work on international environment agreements earned him the Erik Kempe Award in Environmental and Resource Economics, bestowed by the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. Published in 2007, Professor Barrett’s book Why Cooperate? The Incentive to Supply Global Public Goods examines issues such as nuclear proliferation, infectious disease pandemics, overfishing, and the standard for determining the time to international development. His book on international environmental agreements, Environment and Statecraft: The Strategy of Environmental Treaty-Making, was published in 2003. Professor Barrett has advised international organizations, including different agencies of the United Nations, the World Bank, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the European Commission, the Independent World Commission on the Oceans, the International Union for Conservation of Nature Commission on Environmental Law, and the International Task Force on Global Public Goods. He was a lead author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change second assessment report. He was previously a member of the academic panel of advisors for the U.K. Department of Environment. Professor Barrett holds a Ph.D. in economics from the London School of Economics.
Ann Bartuska is the deputy chief for the U.S. Forest Service Research and Development. An ecosystem ecologist, she has been involved with the issues of forest ecosystem health, ecosystem management, wetlands, and air pollution, both within the federal government and at North Carolina State University. Her past research has focused on ecosystems processes in landscapes disturbed by coal mining. She has extensive experience interacting with Congress, the media, federal and state agencies, and the public. Dr. Bartuska is an active member and pastpresident (2002–2003) of the Ecological Society of America. She has served on the Board of the Council of Science Society Presidents and is a member of the Society of American Foresters. Dr. Bartuska received her Ph.D. in ecology from West Virginia University.