Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Brazil Initiative

J. Timmons Roberts

Ittleson Professor of Environmental Studies and Sociology

Research areas: Environmental Change

Timmons Roberts teaches about social elements of globalization and climate change, particularly their impacts on developing countries. He has researched Brazilian development and environment issues since 1988. He is author of Trouble in Paradise: Globalization and Environmental Crises in Latin America (2003), A Climate of Injustice (2007), and is currently completing a book for MIT Press on Latin America and climate change.