Peter M. Haas is a professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He received his Ph.D in 1986 from MIT, and has been at UMASS since 1987. He has had visiting positions at Yale University, Brown, and Oxford. He has published on international relations theory, constructivism, international environmental politics, global governance, and the interplay of science and international institutions at the international level.
His recent work focuses on networked governance and the role of science in international environmental regimes. He is writing a book on the evolution of multilateral environmental governance since 1972.