Graduate Student Affiliates
Marilyn Averill is an environmental attorney who is pursuing a PhD in Environmental Studies. Her research focuses on international environmental governance, the politics of science, and the ethical implications of environmental issues, primarily in the context of global climate change. She is particularly interested in the role of the U.S. courts in shaping public policy in response to complex and controversial environmental problems. Before returning to school Marilyn was an attorney for the U.S. Department of the Interior. She holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Wellesley College, an M.P.A. from Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and an M.A. in Educational Research and Evaluation Methods and a J.D. from the University of Colorado.