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Nives Dolsak

Nives Dolsak and Aseem Prakash‘s commentary,

The business case for climate leadership: Amazon’s social license to operate, was recently published in Forbes.com. Another blog, “2020 New Year’s resolution: Fly less, Forbes.com, December 26, 2019.,” was also published Forbes.com.

Clare Ryan

Clare Ryan and her co-authors Jessica Reisert and Johann Köppel’s article “Stakeholder Participation in Collaborative Watershed Planning in Washington State” was recently published in Journal of Environmental Assessment, Policy, and Management.

Clare Ryan

Clare Ryan and her co-authors Jessica Reisert and Johann Köppel’s article “Stakeholder Participation in Collaborative Watershed Planning in Washington State” was recently published in Journal of Environmental Assessment, Policy, and Management.

Dustin Welch

Center for Environmental Politics Fellow Dustin Welch received a Clean Energy Institute Graduate Fellowship at University of Washington. Dustin is one of the first social science graduate students to be awarded such a fellowship.

Prof. Christine Biermann

Christine Biermann and Becky Mansfield’s article, “Biodiversity, purity, and death: conservation biology as biopolitics,” was recently published in Environment and Planning D. The paper is available here.

Prof. Hendrik Wolff

Hendrik Wolff‘s research on Daylight Saving Time was recently discussed on page 2 in the November 1-2 edition of the Wall Street Journal.

Prof. Hendrik Wolff

Hendrik Wolff is currently working on a three-year National Science Foundation grant named “Influence of Economic Incentives on Common Property Forest Management: Rural Decision Making in the Context of REDD+”, No. 1156271, with T. Hayes and F. Murtinho.

Prof. Sunila S. Kale

Sunila S. Kale and Nimah Mazaheri’s article, “Natural resources, development strategies, and lower caste empowerment in India’s mineral belt: Bihar and Odisha during the 1990s,” was recently published in Studies in Comparative International Development.

Prof. Victor Menaldo

An article co-authored by Sijeong Lim, Victor Menaldo and Aseem Prakash, “Foreign Aid, Economic Globalization, and Pollution,” has been accepted for publication in Policy Sciences. The paper is available here.

Prof. Stephen Gardiner

Stephen Gardiner‘s paper, “A Call for a Global Constitutional Convention Focused on Future Generations,” was recently published in Ethics and International Affairs. The paper is available here.

Prof. Lucy Jarosz

Lucy Jarosz published an article, “Comparing food security and food sovereignty discourses”, in the journal Dialogues in Human Geography (2014, Volume 4(2): 168-181).

Prof. Timothy Nyerges

Tim Nyerges co-published a paper about sustainability information representation theory in the International Journal of Geographical Information Science (Spring 2014). He, in collaboration with several UW colleagues, organized the 2014 Pacific Northwest Geodesign Forum on UW-Seattle campus. Program presentations in audiovisual are available on YouTube through the program webpage here. Finally, Tim Nyerges co-organized the conference on CyberGIS and Geodesign in August 2014 in Redlands, CA.

Prof. Victor Menaldo

Victor Menaldo presented a paper, “The Arab Spring and MENA’s Historical Development: Oil Curse or Monarchical Exceptionalism?” at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, August 2014. In addition, he also served as the chair and discussant for the panel on “Political Economy of the ‘Resource Curse'”.

Prof. Peter May

Peter J. May has won the 2014 Excellence in Mentoring Award from the Public Policy Section of the American Political Science Association. The section established the award “to recognize sustained efforts by a senior scholar to encourage and facilitate the career of emerging political scientists in the field of public policy.” Peter May had won the University of Washington’s Marsha Landolt Award for Graduate Mentoring in 2012.

Prof. Maria Elena Garcia

Maria Elena Garcia is the lead organizer for the Simpson Center Research Cluster next year on The Postcolonial Animal, which includes talks and discussion about the politics of nature and is in conversation with the Environmental Humanities cluster. Click here for more information.

Prof. Aseem Prakash

Aseem Prakash and Jennifer Griffin guest edited a special issue of Business & Society on “Corporate Responsibility: Initiatives and Mechanisms.” The 9 articles in this symposium will appear in two consecutive issues: Volume 53(4) and Volume 54(1).

Prof. Aseem Prakash

Aseem Prakash co-organized a workshop on “NGOs and Reputation” at Oxford University, July 15-17, 2014, under the aegis of the Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation, Oxford University. The participants included scholars from leading universities and NGO practioners from Greenpeace, Oxfam, Amensty, Transprency Interantional and Global Witness.

Prof. Victor Menaldo

Victor Menaldo‘s article on the political economy of natural resources was recently accepted for publication in Latin American Politics and Society. The paper is available here.

Prof. Lance Bennett

Lance Bennett delivered a plenary lecture on “The Logic of Connective Action” on June 18, 2014 at a conference on Social Media and the Transformation of Public Space, organized by the University of Amsterdam and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Science.

Prof. Aseem Prakash

Aseem Prakash presented a seminar, “Voluntary Environmental Programs: A Collective Action Perspective,” at University of Amsterdam on June 12, 2014.

Prof. Peter May

Peter May recently completed a three-year NSF-funded collaborative research project on Critical Infrastructure Protection. The research considered the design and implementation of approaches to addressing widely dispersed risks that are not easily comprehended or addressed by individual actions. One of the publications from this research, “Constructing Homeland Security: An Anemic Regime,” Policy Studies Journal 39(2) 285-307, received the Theodore Lowi Award in 2012 by the APSA Public Policy Section for the best article in the Policy Studies Journal.

Prof. Lance Bennett

Lance Bennett announces the launch of “Rethinking Prosperity”, a new research and learning community focused on integrating models of economic, environmental and energy sustainability. Click here for more information.

Prof. Aseem Prakash

Nives Dolsak (UW School of Marine and Environmental Affairs) and Aseem Prakash presented a paper, “Join the Club: How Domestic NGOs Induce Participation in the Covenant of Mayors Program,” at the Oxford Workshop Transnational Climate Governance and Domestic Politics convened at the Blavatnick School of Government, Oxford University, June 22-23, 2014.

Prof. Aseem Prakash

Aseem Prakash will deliver the keynote address at the conference on, “The Causes and Consequences of Private Governance: The Changing Roles of State and Private Actors,” on November 6-7, 2014 in Mannheim, Germany. This conference is hosted by the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research.