Janelle Silva


Ph.D. Political Science, University of Washington

Office: Truly House
Phone: (206) 307-4563

Email: jlambach@uw.edu 



Political Theory, International Relations, Environmental Political Theory, Environmental Ethics, Global Environmental Politics, Global Justice & Activism.

Recent Courses Taught

Intro to Philosophy
How to Be an Individual
Global Justice
Activism & NGOs
International Relations
Environmental Ethics
Contemporary Political Ideas & Ideologies
Global Environmental Politics


Politics of Extinction, Democratic Theory, Critical Globalization Studies, Green Civic Republicanism, Freedom and Green Politics, International Peace Parks, Politics of Ecological Nostalgia, Wilderness and Cross-Cultural Dialogue

Selected Publications

“Limits of Freedom and the Freedom of Limits,” in Oxford Handbook of Environmental Political Theory (Oxford 2016)

“Nesting Cranes:  Envisioning A Russo-Japanese Peace Park in the Kuril Islands,” in Peace Parks:  Conservation and Conflict Resolution (Saleem Ali, Editor), MIT Press

Book Review:  The Green StateRethinking Democracy and Sovereignty (Robyn Eckersley), in Global Environmental Politics V.4 n.4 (2004), MIT Press