Henrik Selin Promoted to Full Professor

The Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University is proud to announce that the President and Provost of Boston University have approved the promotion to the rank of Full Professor of Henrik Selin. Prof. Selin will hold the position of Professor of International Relations in the Boston University College of Arts and Sciences and in its Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies.

Provost and Chief Academic Officer Jean Morrison announced the decision alongside the promotion of a new group of full professors, saying, “The individuals we recognize today have emerged as leaders, both in their respective areas of research and in their classrooms. At a time of extraordinary transition in the world, they are meeting that change by embarking on highly relevant new areas of inquiry, employing innovative new approaches, and pursuing boundary-pushing collaborations across dozens of disciplines. In doing so, they exemplify each day the depth and excellence of Boston University’s talented academic community.”

Henrik Selin has been at Boston University since 2004. His research and teaching focus on global and regional politics and policymaking on the environment and sustainable development. He is the author of Mercury Stories: Understanding Sustainability through a Volatile ElementEuropean Union Environmental Governance, and Global Governance of Hazardous Chemicals: Challenges of Multilevel Management. He is also the author and co-author of more than four dozen peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. He also serves as Editor for the journal Global Environmental Politics. Learn more about Professor Selin on his faculty profile.