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About Us

The Center for Trade, Environment and Development (CTED) is an independent research center affiliated with the Department of Geography at the University at Buffalo (SUNY). The Center supports research on trade and investment policies and patterns through the lens of social and environmental outcomes.

CTED’s directors are Drs. Abigail Cooke, Trina Hamilton, and Marion Werner. CTED’s network also includes affiliated faculty from UB’s Department of Geography, the Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy, and the Cross-Border Legal Studies Center. It is associated with the International Trade Program at UB, which offers BA and MA degrees.

More information about our mission and research is available here.

Latest News

UPCOMING TALK: Rethinking East and Southeast Asia in the New Global Economy
Dr. Henry Wai-chung Yeung, National University of Singapore.
September 21, 2018, 3pm, 170 Fillmore (Ellicott Complex), UB North Campus. More information available here.

CTED is pleased to announce the publication of our first report, in collaboration with the School of Geography of the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo, titled “Adaptation strategies of small and medium rice farmers facing market opening” (in Spanish).  Read the report here.