Paul Wapner, is professor of Global Environmental Politics in the School of International Service at American University and has been the lead convener and a core teacher of our annual summer workshops at Lama Foundation for about a decade. He is long time meditation practitioner in the tradition of Thich Naht Hahn. His books include Living Through the End of Nature, Environmental Activism and World Civic Politics, Principled World Politics, Global Environmental Politics: From Person to Planet (co-edited with Simon Nicholson) and, most recently, Reimagining Climate Change (co‐edited with Hilal Elver). Paul’s current work focuses on the lived experience of climate suffering among the most vulnerable and the challenges of environmental ethics.

See his University Faculty page.