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.
Steven R. Brechin, and Maria Espinoza. 2017. “A case for further refinement of the Green Climate Fund’s 50:50 ratio climate change mitigation and adaption allocation framework: toward a more targeted approach.” Climatic Change 142 (3).
Steven. R. Brechin. 2016. “Climate Change mitigation and the collective action problem: Exploring country differences in greenhouse gas contributions.” Sociological Forum 31.
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.