Faculty

Robert Gottlieb

Professor of Urban & Environmental Policy, Director of the Urban & Environmental Policy Institute

Contact

  • Office: Urban & Environmental Policy Institute 202
  • Email: gottlieb@oxy.edu
  • Phone: (323) 259-2712
  • Website: faculty.oxy.edu/gottlieb/

Education: A.B., Reed College

Robert Gottlieb is the author and co-author of twelve books and numerous other publications, including Food Justice with Anupama Joshi (MIT Press, 2010), Reinventing Los Angeles: Nature and Community in the Global City (MIT Press, 2007), The Next Los Angeles: The Struggle for a Livable City with Mark Vallianatos, Regina Freer and Peter Dreier (UC Press 2006); Forcing the Spring: The Transformation of the American Environmental Movement (Island Press, 1993); A Life of its Own: The Politics and Power of Water (HBJ 1989), and Environmentalism Unbound: Exploring New Pathways for Change (MIT Press, 2001). He is also the editor of two MIT Press series, "Urban and Industrial Environments" and "Food, Health, and Environment." A long time environmental and social justice activist, Professor Gottlieb has been engaged in researching and participating in social movements for more than 50 years.