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Joakim Kulin

Umeå University
Email joakim.kulin [at] umu [period/dot] se

Joakim Kulin is a research fellow (sociology) at Umeå University (Sweden). His research mainly focuses on how government institutions and political ideology shape public beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors in relation to the environment and climate change. He is currently involved in several research projects focusing (e.g.) on the role of government quality, political trust and nationalism (and rightwing populism) for climate policy attitudes, climate change skepticism and climate-relevant behaviors.

Joakim Kulin’s Website.


Kulin, J., Johansson Sevä, I., & Dunlap, R. E. (2021). “Nationalist ideology, rightwing populism, and public views about climate change in Europe.”  Environmental Politics, 1-24 ( March 2021).

Kulin, J., & Johansson Sevä, I. (2021). “Who do you trust? How trust in partial and impartial government institutions influences climate policy attitudes.” Climate Policy, 21(1): 33-46 (July 2020).

Kulin, J., & Johansson Sevä, I. (2021). “Quality of government and the relationship between environmental concern and pro-environmental behavior: a cross-national study.” Environmental Politics, 30(5), 727-752 (October 2020).

Fairbrother, M., Johansson Sevä, I., & Kulin, J. (2019).” Political trust and the relationship between climate change beliefs and support for fossil fuel taxes: Evidence from a survey of 23 European countries.” Global Environmental Change, 59, 102003: 1-15 (November 2019).