Aarti Gupta is an Associate Professor in the Environmental Policy Group, Department of Social Sciences, at Wageningen University in the Netherlands. Her research focuses on governance of novel technologies and the role of science and knowledge therein, and questions of transparency and accountability in global environmental and climate governance. She has published extensively on these topics, including the co-edited volume Transparency in Global Environmental Governance: Critical Perspectives (MIT Press, 2014). Aarti holds a PhD from Yale University. She has also been a Postdoctoral Fellow with Columbia University’s Center for Science, Policy and Outcomes (CSPO) and a Global Environmental Assessment Research Fellow at Harvard University. She is currently Associate Editor of the journal Global Environmental Politics, and Lead Faculty and a member of the New Directions Team of the international Earth System Governance Research Project, as well as co-founder of the interdisciplinary REDD@WUR network at Wageningen University.