Charles C. Chester teaches global environmental politics at Brandeis University and the Fletcher School at Tufts University, where he is an adjunct assistant professor of international environmental policy. He is the author of Conservation Across Borders: Biodiversity in an Interdependent World , which focuses on case studies of transborder conservation in North America. He is also co-author of Climate and Conservation. Chester has consulted for the Union of Concerned Scientists, the Henry P. Kendall Foundation, and other environmental organizations. He is currently cochair of the board of the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative, and has served on the boards of Bat Conservation International and Root Capital.