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Ken Conca

Ken Conca

Professor School of International Service

Dr. Ken Conca’s research and teaching focus on global environmental governance, environmental peacebuilding in war-torn societies, environmental politics and policy in the United Nations system, water governance, and environmental policy analysis. He is the author/editor of several books on international environmental politics, including Governing Water, Confronting Consumption, Environmental Peacemaking, The Crisis of Global Environmental Governance, and the widely used teaching anthology Green Planet Blues. His latest book is An Unfinished Foundation: The United Nations and Global Environmental Governance (Oxford University Press, 2015). Dr. Conca is a two-time recipient of the International Studies Association’s Harold and Margaret Sprout Award for best book on international environmental affairs and a recipient of the Chadwick Alger Prize for best book in the field of International Organization. He is a member of the United Nations Environment Programme’s Expert Advisory Group on Conflict and Peacebuilding.


PhD, University of California, Berkeley; M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Sc.B., Brown University

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SIS Atrium; the Dav
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SIS-School of Intl Service
SIS - 311
SPRING 2017: on sabbatical leave.
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(202) 885-6391 (Office)

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