Joshua W. Busby

LBJ School faculty member Joshua W. Busby

Associate Professor of Public Affairs

Education:
Ph.D., Georgetown University
M.A., Georgetown University
Teaching Areas:
Policy Process and Institutions
Environmental and Energy Policy
Social Policy
Development Policy

Joshua Busby is a distinguished scholar at the Strauss Center, nonresident fellow with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and a senior research fellow at the Center for Climate & Security. He is on leave in 2021–22 serving as a Senior Advisor for Climate at the U.S. Department of Defense.

Dr. Busby has published widely on climate change, global health, transnational advocacy movements and U.S. foreign policy for various think tanks and academic journals, including International Security, International Studies Quarterly, Security Studies and Perspectives on Politics. His first book, Moral Movements and Foreign Policy, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2010. His second book, AIDS Drugs for All: Social Movements and Market Transformations, with co-author Ethan Kapstein, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2013 and won the 2014 Don K. Price Award (the American Political Science Association's award for the best book on science, technology and environmental politics).

Dr. Busby was one of the lead researchers on a five-year, $7.6 million project funded by the Department of Defense called "Climate Change and African Political Stability" (CCAPS). He is the principal investigator of another DOD-funded project, "Complex Emergencies and Political Stability in Asia" (CEPSA) — a three-year, $1.9 million grant. He is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He received his Ph.D. in political science in 2004 from Georgetown University.

Courses Taught
Fall 2022 - 60805 - PA 387G - The Nature of the International System
Spring 2021 - 60655 - PA 388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2021 - 60664 - PA 388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2020 - 58405 - PA 388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2020 - 58225 - PA 682GB - Policy Research Project on Global Policy Issues
Fall 2020 - 58955 - PA 387G - The Nature of the International System
Fall 2020 - 58995 - PA 388K – Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2019 - 60110 - PA 388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2019 - 60115 - PA 388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Fall 2019 - 59210 - PA 387G - The Nature of the International System
Fall 2019 - 59155 - PA 682GA - Policy Research Project on Global Policy Issues
Spring 2018 - 60785 - PA 388K – Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2018 - 60795 - PA 388K – Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Fall 2018 - 60690 - PA 387G - The Nature of the International System
Fall 2018 - 60735 - PA 388K – Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Fall 2017 - 60815 - PA 387G – The Nature of the International System
Fall 2017 - 60855 - PA 388K – Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2016 - 60285 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2016 - 60314 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2015 - 61000 - PA682GB - Policy Research Project on Global Policy Issues
Spring 2015 - 61165 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Fall 2015 - 59850 - PA387G - The Nature of the International System
Fall 2015 - 59915 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2014 - 63345 - PA682GB - Policy Research Project on Global Policy Issues
Spring 2014 - 63446 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Fall 2014 - 62450 - PA682GA - Policy Research Project on Global Policy Issues
Fall 2014 - 62510 - PA387G - The Nature of the International System
Fall 2013 - 63480 - PA682GA - Policy Research Project on Global Policy Issues
Fall 2013 - 63530 - PA387G - The Nature of the International System
Contact Information
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Campus location:
SRH 3.353