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Simone Pulver

Brown University

Simone Pulver is an associate professor of Environmental Studies at UC Santa Barbara. At the time of filming, she was the Joukowsky Family Assistant Professor (Research) of International Studies at the Watson Institute, worked in its Global Environment Program, and held joint appointments as an assistant professor of environmental studies in Brown’s Center for Environmental Studies and as an adjunct assistant professor of sociology at Brown.

Her research has investigated the participation of developing-country firms in India and Brazil in the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism and the use of scenarios in global environmental governance. Some of her work has focused on the roles played by transnational oil corporations and transnational environmental advocacy NGOs in the UN climate negotiations.

Pulver received her doctorate in sociology from the University of California at Berkeley and also holds an M.A. in energy and resources from UC Berkeley, as well as a B.A. in physics from Princeton University.

Pulver’s videos are used in this Choices Program curriculum unit:
Climate Change and Questions of Justice

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