Social Networks and the Environment Symposium
The PSE is happy to host a Symposium on Social Networks and the Environment on 19 September at 2:30 pm in the STAMPStudent Union (Margaret Brent B). The event will feature talks by a panel of scholars whose research applies innovative social networks methods to understand pressing issues related to the environment.
The Program will include:
Isabella Alcaniz, Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor, Department of Government and Politics University of Maryland
“Bureaucrats, Skills, and International Environmental Networks”
Jennifer Hadden, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, International Relations
Department of Government and Politics, University of Maryland
“Networks in Contention: The Divisive Politics of Climate Change.”
Lorien Jasny, Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow, National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC)
“Manufacturing Consensus: Echo Chambers In Climate Science and Federal Politics.”
Philip Leifeld, Ph.D.
Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology(Eawag), Department of Environmental Social Sciences, Switzerland
“Transboundary Water Politics in Europe: Overlapping Subsystems and Preference Formation in Complex Policy Networks."
Christina Prell, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Maryland
“Ecosystem services and international trade networks.”
David Tindall, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology, University of British Columbia, Canada
“Social Networks and Mobilization for the Environment: Comparing The Environmental Movement, Anti-Environmentalist Counter Movement, and the General Public.”
The event will be moderated by Dana R. Fisher,
As space is limited, we encourage everyone to RSVP early! For additional details and to RSVP, go to our website: