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Joshua Busby

JoshuaBusbyDr. Joshua Busby
Senior Research Fellow

Joshua Busby is a Senior Research Fellow with the Center for Climate and Security. He is also an Associate Professor of Public Affairs at the University of Texas-Austin, LBJ School of Public Affairs. Dr. Busby was a research fellow at Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School (2005–06), Harvard’s Kennedy School (2004–05), and the Brookings Institution (2003–04). He received his PhD in 2004 from Georgetown University. Busby is the author of two books on social movements published by Cambridge University Press. Busby is a Life Member in the Council on Foreign Relations. He has written extensively on climate change and national security in publications such as International Security, Security Studies, Political Geography, as well as for several think tanks. Dr. Busby is one of the lead researchers on a project funded by the Department of Defense on Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS). He is also the principal investigator of another DOD-funded project Complex Emergencies and Political Stability in Asia (CEPSA).