I am an Associate Professor and Director of the MA in International Affairs program in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at the University of North Florida, Fulbright Scholar to Sri Lanka, and Research Fellow of the Earth System Governance Project. At UNF, I received the Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, Outstanding International Leadership Award, and Outstanding Faculty Scholarship Award. Locally, I have been named Green Teacher of the Year (Higher Education) by the U.S. Green Building Council Florida (Northeast Florida Region) and received the Environmental Achievement Award (Individual) from the Jacksonville Environmental Protection Board. My research, which focuses on environmental politics, rights, and technology, has been published in many peer-reviewed journals and cited in several UN or EU reports: UNDP (2014), UNDP (2015), UNEP (2017), UNGA (2018), UNEP (2019), UNESCAP (2019), UN (2019), and European Union (2021). I am the author of The Global Emergence of Constitutional Environmental Rights (Routledge 2017) and Rights for Robots: Artificial Intelligence, Animal and Environmental Law (Routledge 2020). I hold a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Florida, an M.A. in Climate and Society from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. in Political Science from UC Irvine. I run Enviro Rights Map, a Google Maps-based catalogue of environmental rights around the world.