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Dylan Bugden

Washington State University

Based in

United States
North America

Drawing on perspectives from both sociology and political science, Dr. Bugden’s research examines how extra-institutional forces (e.g., social movements, protest events, local opposition movements) shape public opinion, environmental policies, and material environmental outcomes.

Country(ies) of Specialty

United States

Focus areas of expertise

Climate policy and politics Public opinion Social movements

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Bugden, Dylan. 2022. “Denial and Distrust: Explaining the Partisan Climate Gap” Climatic Change.

Bugden, Dylan. 2022. “Environmental Inequality in the American Mind: The Problem of Color_Blind Environmental Racism.” Social Problems.

Bugden, Dylan. 2022. “Technology, Decoupling, and Ecological Crisis: Examining Ecological Modernization Theory Through Patent Data.” Environmental Sociology.

Bugden, Dylan. 2020. “Does climate protest work? Partisanship, protest, and sentiment pools.” Socius 6.