EP-1 Issues in Environmental Politics

November 11, 2016 at 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Room -- Hutchinson
Panel Chair -- Joyce Mullan, Stevens Institute of Technology, jmullan@stevens.edu
Panel Discussant -- Joshua Steinfeld, Florida Atlantic University, jsteinf4@fau.edu 

This panel will look at contemporary issues in environmental politics from both comparative, international, and American angles. Papers primarily include topics on environmental problems in the developing world as well as papers on state and regional environmental policy in the United States. Specific topics range from air and water quality, nanotechnology in the environment, to public attitudes about the environment.  




Name: Michael Brogan
Paper Title: Influence and Information: Estimating Effective Mediated and Personal Communications between State Legislators and Environmental Organizations in NJ and PA
Institution: Rider University

Name: Wenqi Dang
Paper Title: How People’s Attitudes Predict Environmental Action Comparing China, the Netherlands, United States Germany and Sweden
Institution: University of Twente

Name: Brandon Metroka
Paper Title: Of Bags, Bikes, and Lawsuits: Local Policy Innovation and Adoption in the Age of California’s Environmental Quality Act
Institution: Syracuse University

Name: Mina Michel Samaan
Paper Title: The Hydropolitical Dilemma of Transboundary Water Rights: The Case of the Eastern Nile Basin
Institution: Technical University of Braunschweig