Daniel Sherman

Politics and Government
Director, Environmental Policy and Decision-Making Program

Dan ShermanDan Sherman, director of the Sound Policy Institute, has research interests in the areas of sustainability, environmental science, and U.S. environmental law and policy. He is co-authoring an undergraduate textbook on environmental science and sustainability with W.W. Norton press. He is author of the book Not Here, Not There, Not Anywhere: Local Opposition and the Politics of Low-level Radioactive Waste Disposal (RFF Press, 2011), and many articles on hazardous waste cleanup, citizen activism, and sustainability in higher education. Sherman teaches courses that focus on the environment and its relation to politics and society.


B.A., Canisius College, 1995; B.A., Victoria University-Wellington, 1996; M.A., Colorado State University, 1999; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University, 2002, 2004

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