Scholarly Work

Professor San Martín’s work focuses on global nitrogen governance with special attention to issues of expertise, policy, and inequalities in the Global South.


O’Gorman, Emily, William San Marín, Mark Carey, and Sandra Swart (eds). Routledge Handbook of Environmental History (In Press – expected to be published in 2023)

San Martín, W., & Wood, N. (2022). Pluralising planetary justice beyond the North-South divide: Recentring procedural, epistemic, and recognition-based justice in earth-systems governance. Environmental Science & Policy, 128, 256-263.

San Martín, W. (2021). Unequal Knowledge: Justice, Colonialism, and Expertise in Global Environmental Research. Global Environment, 14(2), 423-430.

San Martín, William, Alexandra Vlachos, and Graeme Wynn. 2020. Epidemics & Ecologies. Reading in the Time of COVID-19, ICEHO – International Consortium of Environmental History Organizations.

San Martín, W. (2020). Global Nitrogen in Sustainable Development: Four Challenges at the Interface of Science and Policy. In: Leal Filho, W., Azul, A.M., Brandli, L., Lange Salvia, A., Wall, T. (eds) Life on Land. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Springer, Cham.