- Common-pool resource governance
- Environmental Policy
- Market instruments
- Human dimensions of global environmental change
- Climate change policy
- International environmental regime
- Quantitative Social Research Methods
- B.A., Economics, 1992, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
- Joint Ph.D., Department of Political Science and School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington.
Recently taught courses
Development and the Environment
Governmental Responses to Global Climate Change
International Environmental Policy
International Organizations and Ocean Management
Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation
Public Policy Process
Cooperation, Competition, and Conflict
Nives Dolšak and Elinor Ostrom (editors). 2003. The Commons in the New Millennium: Challenges and Adaptation. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. (2nd Print)
Elinor Ostrom , Thomas Dietz , Nives Dolšak , Paul Stern , Susan Stonich , and Elke Weber (editors). 2002. The Drama of the Commons. Washington D.C.: National Academy Press.
Recent Articles and Chapters
Nives Dolšak. “Rights to Pollute: Assessment of Tradable Permits for Air Pollution.” 2012. In Property in Land and Other Resources, Daniel Cole and Elinor Ostrom (Eds). Cambridge, Massachusetts: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, pp. 159-187.
Nives Dolšak. “Common Goods”. 2010. Invited Core Article, International Encyclopedia of Political Science, George Kurian (Ed). Washington, D.C.: C.Q. Press: 276-280.
Andrew Miller and Nives Dolšak. 2007. “Issue Linkages in International Environmental Policy: International Whaling Commission and Japanese Development Aid.” Global Environmental Politics, 7 (1): 69-96.
Awards and Recognitions
Member, Puget Sound Partnership, Science Panel (2013-2017).
Outstanding Teaching Faculty, College of the Environment (approx. 200 faculty), University of Washington, Seattle, 2013.
Nominated for The Marsha L. Landolt Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award, University of Washington, Seattle (2013, 2011, 2006).
Finalist, Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Washington, Bothell (2014, 2009, 2007).
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