Officers & Committees

The International Society for Ecological Economics operates in accordance with a Constitution, and a set of Bylaws, adopted by its members. All officers are elected or appointed by the elected Board. The Board consists of the President, past-President, President-elect and eight additional board members, two of whom are ex officio – the Treasurer, and the Editor in Chief of the journal Ecological Economics. The Board meets in person or by telephone at least twice a year. An Executive Committee consisting of the Presidents and Treasurer meets as frequently as necessary to operate the Society.

Joshua Farley
Ph.D., Ag/Resource/Managerial Economics, Cornell University
MIA, Economic & Political Development, Columbia University
BA, Biology, Grinnell College

Clovis Cavalcanti

Clóvis Cavalcanti
Professor at the Federal University of Pernambuco
Researcher at the Joaquim Nabuco Foundation, both in Recife (Brazil)
Honorary President of the Brazilian Society for Ecological Economics (ECOECO)


Roldan Muradian
Faculty of economics of the Universidade Federal Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro

Anne Carter AitkenExecutive Director
Anne Carter Aitken
Executive Director, International Society for Ecological Economics
Managing Editor, Ecological Economics

Richard HowarthEditor
Richard Howarth
Professor of Environmental Studies, Dartmouth College
Editor-in-Chief, Ecological Economics


Stuart Scott

Strategic Consultant
Stuart Scott
ISEE Representative to the UNFCCC Climate Negotiations
Executive Producer, FacingFuture.TV
MS Information Science, University of Florida
BA Mathematics, Columbia University

Volker MauerhoferTreasurer
Volker Mauerhofer
Chair in Environmental Science, Mid Sweden University (Sweden)


ISEE Board Members

The current Board Members are listed below and will serve through December 2021.

Eva-CudlinovaEva Cudlinova
Associated Professor
University of South Bohemia
Faculty of Economics, Ceske Budejovice

Tatiana KluvankovaTatiana Kluvankova
Professor, SlovakGlobe: Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovak University of Technology CETIP Network

Lisi KrallLisi Krall
Professor of Economics at the State University of New York, Cortland

Peter MayPeter H. May
Professor of the Department of Development, Agriculture and Society of the Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Inge RopkeInge Røpke
Professor of Ecological Economics at Aalborg University, Copenhagen Campus, Denmark

Madhu VermaMadhu Verma
Chief Economist at the World Resources Institute (WRI) at New Delhi, India


Presidents and Past ISEE Presidents

Roldan Muradian2022-2023President-Elect
Joshua Farley, PhD2020 - 2021President
Clóvis Cavalcanti2018 - 2019Past-President
Sabine O'Hara2016 - 2017Past-President
Marina Fischer-Kowalski2014 - 2015Past-President
Bina Agarwal2012 - 2013Past-President
John Gowdy2010 - 2011Past-President
Peter May2008 - 2009Past-President
Joan Martinez-Alier2006 - 2007Past-President
Charles Perrings2004 - 2005Past-President
John Proops2002 - 2003Past-President
Richard Norgaard1998-2001Past-President
Robert Constanza1989 - 1997Past-President

Membership and journal subscription information, financial services, and elections processing are provided by the Secretariat, Director Anne Aitken.  Email the Secretariat