Cutting-Edge Faculty

The Bard MBA reflects the broad diversity and extraordinary talent of sustainability-focused leaders in the New York metropolitan region and beyond. The Weekend Residency structure of the program supports a remarkable set of cutting-edge practitioners as adjunct professors, in addition to the permanent faculty at Bard.
Eban Goodstein

Eban Goodstein

Director and Faculty, Bard MBA in Sustainability; Director, Bard Center for Environmental Policy

B.A. (Geology) Williams College; Ph.D. (Economics) University of Michigan. Goodstein is the author of three books: Economics and the Environment, (John Wiley and Sons: 2017) now in its eighth edition; Fighting for Love in the Century of Extinction: How Passion and Politics Can Stop Global Warming (University Press of New England: 2007); and The Trade-off Myth: Fact and Fiction about Jobs and the Environment. (Island Press: 1999). Articles by Goodstein have appeared in among other outlets, The Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Land Economics, Ecological Economics, and Environmental Management. His research has been featured in The New York Times, Scientific American, The Economist, and USA Today. In recent years, Goodstein has coordinated climate education events at over 2500 colleges, universities, high schools and other institutions across the country He serves on the editorial board of Sustainability: The Journal of Record, and is on the Steering Committee of Economics for Equity & the Environment. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Follett Corporation, and is on the advisory committee for Chevrolet's Clean Energy Initiative.