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Experts on public policy

Laureen  Elgert

Professor Elgert is particularly interested in the environment-development nexus, examining how politics shapes global environmental policy that can have profound impacts on local livelihoods. She has worked in a UNESCO Man and... Read More

Renata  Konrad
Renata Konrad
Associate Professor-Business
The Business School

Professor Konrad recently returned from a Fulbright scholarship in Lviv, Ukraine, where she exchanged offices and homes with a professor at a Ukrainian university. She studies the application of industrial engineering and... Read More

Robert  Krueger
Robert Krueger
Head of the Department of Social Science and Policy Studies, ad Interim
Social Science & Policy Studies

Professor Krueger is a human geographer whose scholarship and teaching focus on creating sustainable, socially just, improvements to development projects in the global north and south. He has worked in countries in North... Read More

Kent J. Rissmiller
Kent J. Rissmiller
Associate Dean, Global School
Integrative & Global Studies

Professor Rissmiller has served in a number of leadership positions associated with WPI's global studies, including most recently as The Global School dean, ad interim. He also teaches government, law, and public policy,... Read More

William  San Martín
William San Martín
Assistant Professor of Global Environmental Science, Technology and Governance
Integrative & Global Studies

Professor San Martin is a historian of science, environmental change, and public policy. His work examines the history of the science-policy interface to inform contemporary debates on environmental governance. I specialize in... Read More

Elisabeth Anne Stoddard
Elisabeth Anne Stoddard
Associate Professor of Teaching
Integrative & Global Studies

Professor Stoddard is a human-environment geographer who is interested in the intersection of nature, society, and social justice. She looks at the ways in which farmed animal production can create environmental hazards and... Read More

Yunus Dogan Telliel
Yunus Dogan Telliel
Assistant Professor- Anthropology & Rhetoric
Humanities & Arts

Professor Telliel teaches a range of courses on ethics, rhetoric, religion and culture, and science and technology studies. His current research examines the ethical implications of technologist's work as designers and... Read More