Joni Seager

j-seagerJoni Seager, Professor and Chair of the Global Studies Department at Bentley University


Seager is a feminist geographer and author of many books, including four editions of the award-winning Atlas of Women in the World, two editions of The State of the Environment Atlas, and Earth Follies: Coming to Feminist Terms With the Global Environmental Crisis. She has achieved international acclaim for her work in feminist environmental policy analysis, the environmental costs of militaries and militarism, and gender and climate change. Her research interests include international environmental policy, climate change, gender and the environment, and militarism and the environment.

Seager has been an active consultant with the United Nations on several gender and environmental policy projects, including consulting with the United Nations Environmental Programme on integrating gender perspectives into their work on disasters and early warning systems, and with UNESCO and the Division on Economic and Social Affairs on gender in water policy.