Gary T. Gardner

Gary T. Gardner is Director of Publications at the Worldwatch Institute, an environmental research organization based in Washington, D.C. He has written on a broad range of sustainability issues, from cropland loss and water scarcity to malnutrition and bicycle use. Gary contributes regularly to Institute publications, includingState of the World and Vital Signs. He is the author of the 2006 book Inspiring Progress: Religions' Contributions to Sustainable Development. In addition to his research and writing, Gary has done interviews in both English and Spanish with international media outlets including the BBC, Voice of America, National Public Radio, and the Los Angeles Times.

Before joining Worldwatch in 1994, Gary was project manager of the Soviet Nonproliferation Project, a research and training program run by the Monterey Institute of International Studies in California. There, he authored Nuclear Nonproliferation: A Primer, which is also published in Spanish and Russian. He has also developed training materials for the World Bank and for the Millennium Institute in Arlington, Virginia.

Gary holds Master's degrees in politics from Brandeis University and in public administration from the Monterey Institute of International Studies. He earned his bachelor's degree from Santa Clara University in California.