Pamela S. Chasek (born 1961) is a professor in the Department of Political Science at Manhattan College, and editor of the Earth Negotiations Bulletin. She was an adjunct professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs from 1996-2000. She is widely published on the topic of international environmental policy.
Chasek focuses her research and lecturing on international environmental policy, multilateral diplomacy and negotiations and US foreign policy. Her regional interests include the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. Her co-authored book, Global Environmental Politics, written with Professor David L. Downie, is one of the most widely used in the field.
Chasek received her BA degree from Middlebury College and her MA at the University of Miami. She received a second MA from Johns Hopkins University, where she also completed her Ph.D. in international studies at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies.
- 2007: Fulbright Senior Scholar Award, for research at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
- 2009: National Women’s History Month Honoree, National Women’s History Project
Chasek is a member of the International Studies Association and the American Political Science Association. She is also the founder and editor of Earth Negotiations Bulletin, a reporting service on United Nations environment and development negotiations.
Chasek lives in New York with her husband and co-creator of the Earth Negotiations Bulletin, Langston J. Goree VI (Kimo) and two sons.