Associate Professor of the Practice of Resource and Environmental Policy and Director of the Duke Environmental Leadership Program
Deborah Gallagher's research examines public policies to promote environmentally sustainable business practices and public/private partnerships for environmental policy implementation. She has critically examined the United Nations Global Compact as an international environmental governance mechanism to promote business sustainability. She is currently involved in a major project to define the field of environmental leadership. Past research focused on brownfields redevelopment as an environmental justice policy and the design and deployment of environmental management systems.