Andrew Tirrell, JD, PhD

Andrew Tirrell
Phone: (619) 260-4631
Office: Kroc Institute for Peace & Jus 281

Assistant Professor, Political Science and International Relations

  • PhD, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (Tufts University), International Relations
  • JD, Columbia University School of Law
  • BA, Brandeis University, Classics and History

Andrew Tirrell is an assistant professor in the department of Political Science and International Relations. He teaches a range of courses related to environmental politics, human rights, and sustainable development. His research focuses on environmental justice, natural resource management, marine policy, and the Arctic. Active projects include research into environmental justice at the Mexico-U.S. border, fisheries management policy, and environmental impacts on the development of historical societies.

Areas of Interest

Professor Tirrell previously taught environmental policy, human rights, and natural resource management in undergraduate and graduate courses at Boston College, Tufts University, and Harvard University. He especially enjoys advising student research and working with research assistants.