Assistant Professor; Fellow, Gund Institute for Environment

Mark Budolfson works on interdisciplinary issues in public policy, economics, and ethics, especially in connection with sustainable development, planetary health, and collective action problems such as climate change and other dilemmas that arise in connection with common resources and public goods. Current research includes sustainable development and climate change economics, global ethics and international institutions, population-level bioethics, and business ethics & individual reasons for action in collective action situations.

Awards and Recognition

Associate Member of the Climate Futures Initiative at Princeton University

Faculty Fellow in Residence at Edmond J. Safra Center at Harvard University

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Areas of Expertise and/or Research

 Ethics, Public Policy


  • Ph.D., Princeton University, 2012


Office Location:

70 South Williams Street, Room 209

Office Hours:

By appointment

  1. Mark Bryant Budolfson