Alexios Antypas

Academic rank: 
Associate Professor
Director, Center for Environment and Security
Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy
Nador u. 9, Faculty Tower
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PhD in natural resources policy and sociology, University of Washington
MSc in environmental science, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry.
B.A. in history, Georgetown University
Academic/Professional Experience and Achievements: 

Dr. Antypas joined CEU in 2000. Since 2008, he is the Director of the Center for Environment and Security (CENSE). Prior to that he worked in:

  • Civic Education Project visiting professor of Environmental Studies at the University of Rezekne in Latvia.
  • Adjunct faculty, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Lemoyne College, Syracuse, NewYork.
  • Consultant to UNDP, UNEP, the US Forest Service, the Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe.

His research interests include

  • Global environmental governance
  • Environmental policy change and transformation
  • Human rights and the environment
  • Science-policy studies
Academic/research topics: 
environmental justice
reform of environmental policy
global environmental governance
science-policy studies


Book Chapter
Antypas, A., S. Stec, and T. Steger. "Transition and Governance : The Case of Post-Communist States." In Multilevel Governance of Global Environmental Change : Perspectives from Science, Sociology and the Law, edited by G. Winter, 358-383. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Antypas, A., R. J. McLain, J. Gilden, and G. Dyson. "Federal nontimber forest products policy and management." In Nontimber forest products in the United States, edited by E. T. Jones, R. McLain and J. F. Weigand. Development of western resources. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 2002.
Antypas, A.. "The Institutional Development of the Commoditized Economy." In Privileged Goods, Commoditization and Its Impact on Environment and Society, edited by J. P. Manno, 149-172. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2000.
Shannon, M. A., and A. Antypas. "Open institutions : uncertainty and ambiguity in 21st-century forestry." In Creating a forestry for the 21st century : the science of ecosystem management, edited by K. A. Kohm and J. F. Franklin, 437-446. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 1997.
Journal Article
Stec, S., and A. Antypas. "Other International Developments." Environmental Policy & Law 34, no. 3 (2004): 125-132. Abstract
Cherp, A., and A. Antypas. "Dealing with continuous reform: towards adaptive EA policy systems in countries in transition." Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management 5, no. 4 (2003): 455-476.