Biography

Nancy Bertaux (PhD, University of Michigan) is Professor of Economics at Xavier University, Cincinnati, where she co-chairs Xavier’s Sustainability Committee and teaches courses in Economics and the Environment. She is Director of two interdisciplinary degree programs, BA in Economics, Sustainability & Society, and BSBA in Sustainability: Economics & Management. She has been a Fulbright Senior Scholar in Germany, and taught in study abroad programs in Ireland and London. She has worked in the private, public, and non-profit sectors, and participates in efforts to increase environmental and social sustainability. She currently represents Xavier on the Greater Cincinnati Green Business Council (GCGBC).

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The moral imperative of water sustainability is coming into focus, as witnessed by the work of global water activists and underlined by the recent statement from Pope Francis, “access to safe drinkable water is a basic and universal human right, since it is essential to human survival and, as such, is a condition for the […]

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