Deborah Gallagher
Associate Professor of the Practice of Resource and Environmental Policy

Dr. Gallagher's research examines public policies to promote environmentally sustainable business practices and public/private partnerships for environmental policy implementation. She has critically examined the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) as an international environmental governance mechanism to promote business sustainability. Recent work in partnership with the UNGC focused on responsible business engagement in climate policy and implementation of an internal price for carbon. She is currently working with the UNGC on evaluating corporate leadership behaviors which would advance the Sustainable Development Goals. Dr. Gallagher is also a leading scholar of environmental leadership, serving as editor of SAGE's Handbook of Environmental Leadership, which created a framework for study in the field. She is collaborating with colleagues on an upcoming book, Critical Perspectives on Environmental Leadership.

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  • 9 Circuit Drive, 4104 Environment Hall, Durham, NC 27708
  • Box 90328, Durham, NC 27708-0328

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