Deborah Gallagher

Deborah Gallagher
Director, Duke Environmental Leadership Program
Dr. Gallagher's research examines public policies to promote environmentally sustainable business practices and public/private partnerships for environmental policy implementation. She has critically examined the United Nations Global Compact as an international environmental governance mechanism to promote business sustainability. She is currently involved in a major project to define the field of environmental leadership. Past research focused on brownfields redevelopment as an environmental justice policy and the design and deployment of environmental management systems.

Contact Information

9 Circuit Drive, 4104 Environment Hall, Durham, NC 27708
Box 90328, Durham, NC 27708-0328
(919) 613-8138


Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2002)
M.A., Harvard University (1986)
B.S.CH.E., Northwestern University (1980)