Patrick Regan is a Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies and the Associate Director of the University of Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative for ND-GAIN, a university effort that seeks to understand the effects of climate change through a lens of human social adaptation.
Regan is the author of three books, Sixteen Million One: Understanding Civil War (Paradigm, 2010), Civil Wars and Foreign Powers (Michigan, 2000), and Organizing Societies for War (Praeger, 1994). Sixteen Million One was a finalist in the Grawemeyer Competition for Ideas that Improve World Order. He also has published a number of research articles in the Journal of Peace Research, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Politics, Conflict Management and Peace Science, and others. He is currently working on a book-length manuscript that explores the political roots of our collective response to climate change.
Additional information on the Spring 2019 Sustainability Seminar Series can be found here.