Mark Stephan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Phone: (360) 546-9467
Located in Classroom (VCLS) 208V
Office Hours: By Appt

Mark Stephan’s research is in the area of environmental goverance, with a current focus on climate change policies at the subnational level. He received his B.A. from the University of California , Santa Cruz , in 1990, and a Ph.D. in political science from Princeton University in the year 2000. His has been published in a variety of academic journals, including Social Science Quarterly, Environment and Behavior, and American Behavioral Scientist. In 2011 he published an award winning book with Drs. Michael Kraft (of the University of Wisconsin Green Bay) and Troy Abel (of Western Washington University) entitled, Coming Clean: Information Disclosure and Environmental Decision-Making (MIT Press).  He is currently working on a three year project focused on climate risk governance.  The work is being funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation that was received in August 2014.