Since 2006, Robert V. Bartlett has held the Gund Chair of the Liberal Arts in the Political Science Department at the University of Vermont. He has a secondary appointment in the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resourcesand the Environment Program.
He has published widely on environmental politics and governance, deliberative democracy, Anthropocene politics, technology policy, green political ideas, and environmental policy through impact assessment. In addition to many research articles, his ten books include Consensus and Global Environmental Governance: Deliberative Democracy in Nature’s Regime (2015), Global Democracy and Sustainable Jurisprudence: Deliberative Environmental Law (2009), and Deliberative Environmental Politics: Democracy and Ecological Rationality (2005).
He has twice served as Senior Fulbright Scholar (Lincoln University and University of Canterbury, New Zealand, and Trinity College, Ireland). In 2007 he was Distinguished Fulbright Chair of Environmental Policies at the Turin Polytechnic Institute and University in Italy. In 2019 he was the Fulbright-Diplomatic Academy Visiting Professor of International Studies at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, Austria.