Robert J. Brulle
Areas of Expertise & Civic Involvements
Brulle’s research focuses on the interactions between civil society, social movements and the natural environment. His signature work, Agency, Democracy, and Nature (2000), studies the social causes of environmental degradation and the political actions necessary to deal with it. He also investigates the political and cultural dynamics of climate change.
Brulle regularly conducts interviews about his research with print outlets such as USA Today, New York Times, Time Magazine, The New Republic, and The Nation. In addition, he is a frequent source for new media reporting on the environment, appearing in the leading environmental blogs such as DOT Earth, Climate Progress, Huffington Post, and the Yale Forum on Climate Change and the Media. Here is a selection of his media contributions: