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Steven R. Brechin

Rutgers University
United States
Email srbrechin [at] gmail [period/dot] com

From Grand Rapids, Michigan and trained at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Brechin has researched environment-society interactions his entire career, starting with the sociological dimensions of biodiversity conservation and moving to issues of governance, organizations, and climate change. Brechin has taught at Princeton University, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Syracuse University, and Rutgers University New Brunswick. He relaxes by enjoying the wonders of the Great Lakes, especially Lake Michigan and Lake Huron.

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Aaron McCright, et al. 2016. “Ideology, capitalism, and climate: Explaining public views about climate change in the United States.” Energy Research & Social Science 21.

Rachael Shwom, Aaron McCright, Steven R. Brechin et al. 2015. “Public Opinion on Climate Change, Chapter 9. Climate change and Society: Sociological Perspectives.” Oxford University Press, Riley Dunlap and Robert Brulle, eds.