Geoff Dabelko is a professor at the George V. Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. He teaches and conducts applied research on natural resources, conflict, and peacebuilding; climate change and security; aging and climate change, and environmental leadership. He currently focuses on the conflict and peacebuilding potential of climate change responses and age-friendly and climate resilient communities. From 1997 to 2012, he served as director of the Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP), a nonpartisan policy forum on environment, population, and security issues at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. He now serves as a senior advisor to ECSP as well as an associate senior fellow with the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Dabelko is co-editor of Green Planet Blues: Critical Perspectives on Global Environmental Politics (2019 6th Ed) and Environmental Peacemaking (2002). He was lead author for the 5th assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and a chapter author on the 5th U.S. National Climate Assessment. Dabelko holds a doctorate in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Duke University.