Joyeeta Gupta ← Back


  • Professor, Institute for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam

Joyeeta Gupta is Professor of Environment and Development in the Global South at the Institute for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam and UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education in Delft. She is also a member of the Amsterdam Global Change Institute.

She is editor-in-chief of International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics and is on the editorial board of journals for Carbon and Law Review, International Journal on Sustainable Development, Environmental Science and Policy, Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Catalan Environmental Law Journal, Review of European Community, and International Environmental Law and the new International Journal of Water Governance.

Joyeeta leads the production of the 6th edition of the ‘Global Environment Outlook‘, the most comprehensive assessment of the state of the world’s environment. She was and continues to be lead author in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore, and of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, which won the Zaved Second Prize.

She has published extensively. She is on the scientific steering committees of many different international programmes including the Global Water Systems Project and Earth System Governance.