My work is an exploration of how we use environmental policymaking to address transboundary pollution problems. Addressing such problems requires we think about the policy choices made at the domestic and international level, and, even more importantly, about the significant ways in which these processes are linked. This focus has allowed me to draw from a diverse set of literatures including international relations, comparative politics, microeconomics, applied game theory / formal modeling, natural resource economics and network dynamics.
My other research interests include political economy, US government and politics, international organizations & law and the use of experimental methods to explore opinion formation (cognitive processing / cue-taking / framing issues).
I received my Bachelor of Science in history and political science from Florida State University (2004), my Master of Science in international relations from University College Dublin (2008) and my PhD in Political Science from Trinity College Dublin (2012).
Department of Political Science & Geography
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