International Environment & Resource Policy

The International Environment and Resource Policy field of study requires the completion of a minimum of three course credits from the list below.

As a reminder, please note:

  • A course may be counted for credit in only one Field of Study.
  • In those cases where a course is listed in more than one Field of Study, the student may choose the Field of Study in which it is to be credited.
  • Courses, however, may be used to meet both Divisional Breadth requirements and Field of Study requirements simultaneously.

Note: Petition to the Committee on Student Academic Programs (CSAP) is needed, with approval of the supervising faculty of the field, in order to consider substitution of P253: Sustainable Development Diplomacy as a required course for the field.

Faculty Supervising this Field of Study: Professor Kelly Sims Gallagher and Professor Barbara Kates-Garnick


ILO L223 International Environmental Law
ILO L240 Legal and Institutional Aspects of International Trade
*DHP P250 Environmental Problem Solving
DHP P253
Sustainable Development Diplomacy
DHP P254
Climate Change and Clean Energy Policy
DHP P255
International Energy Policy
[DHP P256]
Innovation for Sustainable Prosperity
DHP P257 Corporate Management of Environmental Issues
EIB E240 Development Economics: Macroeconomic Perspectives
EIB E243 Agriculture and Rural Development in Developing Countries
EIB E246 Environmental Economics
[EIB E280]
Economics and Management of Technology
EIB B284 Petroleum in the Global Economy

* This course is required for constitution of the field.
++ Any one of these courses may be used as the required course in the field.
+ Any one of these courses may be used as the second required course in the field.
[ ] Bracketed courses are those not offered 2014-2015.
Unless otherwise indicated, students need three course credits to complete a field of study. Modular courses count as one-half credit and if listed in a field, two must be taken to complete one course.

Students have the option of completing additional courses to receive a Certificate in International Development

Professors with expertise in the field

Research Centers

Student Theses

Campi ya Kanzi Case Study: Ecotourism Marketing in Kenya (MALD 2010)

A Tale of Two Electricities: A Comparative Analysis of Smart Grid Development in the U.S. and China (MALD 2010)

Environmental Security: Possibilities for US Military Engagement (MALD 2010)

Geopolitics of Energy in the Caspian Sea Region: Azerbaijan's Challenges (MALD 2009)

Prospect of Energy Link Between Central Asia and China: A Study on the Development of 'Energy Silk Route,' the Turkmenistan - China Pipeline (MALD 2009)

Additionality of the Clean Development Mechanism: Insights from Central American Case Studies (MALD 2009)

Conceptualizing Climate Change Migration: A Literature Review and Analysis of the State of the Field and its Implications (MALD 2009)

Farm Animal Welfare and WTO Law: Assessing the Legality of Policy Measures (MALD 2008)