Upcoming Travel and Conferences

All travel has been suspended due to covid.

    Past Talks, Travel and Conferences (selected, since 2011)

    “Climate Compared: Climate Change Opinions in the United States and Canada.” December 2016. Canada Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center. 

    “Feeling the Heat? Risk Perceptions and Climate Change in Canada.” September 2016. National Insurance Conference of Canada, Vancouver, BC.

    “Public Opinion and Climate Change in Canada and the United States: A Critical Assessment.” October 2015. Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington DC.

    “Is support for international climate action conditional on perceptions of reciprocity? Evidence from three population-based survey experiments in Canada, the US and Norway” (with EndreTvinnereim). August 2014. APSA Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

    “The politics of place: Public perceptions of shale plays in comparative perspective.” July 2014. IPSA World Congress, Montreal, QC.

    “Varieties of National Climate Capitalism: Patterns of Research, Development and Energy-related Subsidies” (with Robert MacNeil et Matthew Patterson). July 2014. Earth System GovernanceConference, Norwich, UK.

    “Public Opinion on Climate Change and Energy Policy in Canada and the US : Cross-border and regional differences compared.” May 2014. University of California Berkeley, CA.

    “The political viability of cap-and-trade: California-Quebec and Canada-US compared.” March 2014. UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.

    “Nimby or not? Proximity, ideology and opposition toward hydraulic fracturing in Quebec, Michigan and Pennsylvania” (with Timothy Gravelle, Christopher Borick and ÉricMontpetit), International Studies Association Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, 26 – 29 March 2014.

    “Public Opinion and Climate Change in Canada and the US,”School of Public Policy &Governance, University of Toronto, ON, 5 November 2013.

    “Behind Public Perception of Risks: Cultural Politics and Shale Gas” (with ÉricMontpetit), European Consortium for Political Research General Conference, Sciences PO, Bordeaux, 4 – 7 September 2013.

    “Public support for instruments of climatepolicyacross time and space” (with Christopher Borick), Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the American Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, 29 August –  1 September 2013.

    “When experts speak, do layindividualslisten?” (with Éric Montpetit), International Conference on Public Policy, Grenoble, France, 26 – 28 June 2013.

    “Social acceptability of fracking in Quebec, Michigan and Pennsylvania: The cultural politics of expert persuasion” (with Éric Montpetit), AnnualConference of the Canadian Political Science Association, University of Victoria B.C., 4 – 6 June 2013.

    “Cultural Theory and perceptions of risk and scientificcredibility in environmentalpolicy” (with Éric Montpetit), Culture, Politics and Climate Change Conference, University of Colorado Boulder, CO, 13 – 15 September 2012.

    “Who do you trust? The role of underlying political beliefs in public assessments of expert credibility” (with ÉricMontpetit and Jean-Philippe Gauvin), AnnualConference of the Canadian Political Science Association, Edmonton, AB, 13 – 15 June 2012.

    “Against the odds: The politics of carbonpricing in Australia” (with Jean-Philippe Gauvin) AnnualConference of the Canadian Political Science Association, Edmonton, AB, 13 – 15 June 2012.

    “Princeton Conference on EnvironmentalPolitics: ResearchFrontiers in Comparative and International EnvironmentalPolitics” Princeton University, NJ, 2 – 3 December 2011.

    “Public Attitudes TowardClimate Science and Policy in FederalSystems: Canada and the U.S. Compared” (with Chris Borick and Barry Rabe), Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the American Political Science Association, Seattle, WA, 1 – 4 September 2011.

    “The Comparative Politics of Carbon-energy Taxation in the OECD” European Consortium for PoliticalResearch General Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland, 25 – 27 August 2011.

    “ClimateCompared: Sub-federal dominance on a global issue” AnnualConference of the Canadian Political Science Association, Waterloo ON, 16 – 18 May 2011.

    “Death of the CarbonTax? Energy Taxes, Climate Change, and Barriers to Reform” Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, Montréal QC, 15 – 19 March 2011.