Paul M. Wagner
Edinburgh Napier University
Dr Paul Wagner is a lecturer in management and research methods at Edinburgh Napier Business School. His research uses network methods to study collaboration and coordination problems in the context of environmental governance problems, with a particular focus on climate change policymaking processes. His research has appeared in a variety of different peer-reviewed journals, including The Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Governance, Public Administration, Environmental Politics, and Social Networks.
Country(ies) of SpecialtyIreland
Focus areas of expertiseClimate policy and politics Social movements Social Media
Wagner, P.M., Ocelík, P., T. Gronow, A., Yla-Antilla, T. Metz, F., (2023). Challenging the insider outsider approach to advocacy: how collaboration networks and belief similarities shape strategy choices. Policy & Politics
Karino, A., Yla-Antilla, T. Gronow, A., Wagner, P. Ocelík, P., (2022). Divisive beliefs explain policy collaboration: Evidence from climate change policy networks in eleven countries. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory
Karimo, A., Wagner, P., Delicado, A., Goodman, J., Gronow, A., Lahsen, M., Lin, T.L., Schneider, V., Satoh, K., Schmidt, L. and Yun, S.J., 2022. Shared positions on divisive beliefs explain interorganizational collaboration: Evidence from climate change policy subsystems in eleven countries. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory.
Antilla, T. Gronow, A., Ocelík, P., Schmidt, M.L., and Delicado, A. (2021). Network ties, institutional roles, and advocacy tactics: exploring perceptions of influence in climate change policy networks. Social Networks
Kammerer, M., Wagner, P.M., Gronow, A., Ylä‐Anttila, T., Fisher, D.R. and Sun‐Jin, Y., (2021). What Explains Collaboration in High and Low Conflict Contexts? Comparing Climate Change Policy Networks in Four Countries. Policy Studies Journal, 49(4) pp.1065:1086
Wagner, P.M., Ylä‐Anttila, T., Gronow, A., Ocelík, P., Schmidt, L. and Delicado, A., (2021). Information exchange networks at the climate science‐policy interface: Evidence from the Czech Republic, Finland, Ireland, and Portugal. Governance, 34(1), pp.211-228
Malkamäki, A., Wagner, P.M., Brockhaus, M., Toppinen, A. and Ylä‐Anttila, T., (2021). On the Acoustics of Policy Learning: Can Co‐Participation in Policy Forums Break Up Echo Chambers? Policy Studies Journal, 49(2), pp.431-456
Wagner, P., Torney, D., and Yla-Antilla, T. (2021). Governing a Multilevel and Cross-Sectoral Policy Implementation Network. Environmental Policy and Governance, 31(5) pp.417:431
Malkamäki, A., Ylä-Anttila, T., Brockhaus, M., Toppinen, A. and Wagner, P.M., (2021). Unity in diversity? When advocacy coalitions and policy beliefs grow trees in South Africa. Land Use Policy, 102, p.105283
Gronow, A., Wagner, P. and Ylä‐Anttila, T., (2020). Explaining collaboration in consensual and conflictual governance networks. Public Administration, 98(3), pp.730-745.
Wagner, P.M. and Ylä-Anttila, T., (2020). Can policy forums overcome echo chamber effects by enabling policy learning? Evidence from the Irish climate change policy network. Journal of Public Policy, 40(2), pp.194-211.
Wagner, P. and Ylä-Anttila, T. (2018). Who got their way? Advocacy coalitions and the Irish climate change law. Environmental Politics, 27 (5), 872 – 891
Wagner, P., and Payne, D. (2017). Trends, frames and discourse networks: analysing the coverage of climate change in Irish newspapers. Irish Journal of Sociology, 25(1), 5-28
Broadbent, J., Fisher, D., Wagner, P., et al. (2016). Conflicting Climate Change Frames in World Society. Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World, 2, p.2