Meet the Experts

Find experts across Johns Hopkins involved in research and teaching related to environment, energy, sustainability and/or health. The following list is organized by the expert's last name. You can also search by area of expertise.

Learn more about the support E²SHI provides to Hopkins faculty, staff researcher or instructors.


Bentley Allan

Assistant Professor, Dept of Political Science
Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

bentley.allan@jhu.eduFaculty Website

Research Areas:
  • Global environmental politics
  • Scientific knowledge and experts in global governance
  • Social-ecological systems
  • History and politics of economic development
Keywords: Environmental Policy, Governance and Participation, International Policy

Carla Freeman

Associate Director of China Studies, School of Advanced International Studies

Executive Director, Foreign Policy Institute

cfreeman5@jhu.eduFaculty Website

Research Areas:
  • Policy making, political economy of environmental policy
  • Sustainable development in China

Selected Publications

Freeman, C. (2011). "Quenching the Dragon's Thirst: The South-North Water Transfer Project - Old Plumbing for New China?"

E²SHI-Supported Projects

The visible hand meets the market: assessing China’s two-pronged carbon reduction strategy.

Keywords: China's environment and development, Environmental politics and security, Energy policy

Daniel Hamilton

Director, Center for Transatlantic Relations, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)

dhamilton@jhu.eduFaculty Website

Research Areas:

Coordinate coalition of researchers, companies, stakeholders on evolution of markets in health, low-carbon economy, and education, and potential roles for enabling technologies. Lead policy-oriented work on challenges of environment, energy, sustainability and health among advanced industrial societies. Policy implications of developments in environment, energy, etc.

Keywords: Environmental Policy, Foreign Policy, Globalization/Trade, Governance/Participation, International Policy

Only when I saw the Earth from space, in all its ineffable beauty and fragility, did I realize that humankind's most urgent task is to cherish and preserve it for future generations.
— Sigmund Jahn, German Astronaut