Leah C. Stokes
Energy and environmental politics, political behavior, public policy and legislative politics, quantitative and qualitative methods, international environmental negotiations.
Working Papers and Current Projects
Splitting the South: Explaining China and India's Divergence in International Environmental Negotiations, with Amanda Giang and Noelle Selin (under review)
Internet Voting and Voter Turnout: An Empirical Examination of Local Elections in Ontario, Canada, with Nicole Goodman
Rethinking the Study of Feedback Processes in Politics and Public Policy, with Alex Hertel-Fernandez and Matto Mildenberger
Trade-offs and synergies in international scientific assessments: Analyzing the interaction of science and policy under the Minamata Convention on Mercury, with Rebecca Silverman and Noelle Selin
Peer Reviewed Publications
Stokes, L. C. (2015). “Electoral Backlash against Climate Policy: A Natural Experiment on Retrospective Voting and Local Resistance to Public Policy.” Forthcoming in American Journal of Political Science.
Giang, A., Stokes, L. C., Streets, D. G., Corbitt, E. S. & Selin, N. E. (2015). “Impacts of the Minamata Convention on Mercury Emissions and Global Deposition from Coal-Fired Power Generation in Asia,” Environmental Science & Technology, 49: 5326-3335.
Stokes, L.C. & Selin, N. E. (2014). “The Mercury Game: Evaluating a Negotiation Simulation that Teaches Students about Science-policy Interactions.’’ Forthcoming in Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences.
Trancik, J.E., Chang, M. T., Karapataki, C. & Stokes, L. C. (2014). “Effectiveness of a Segmental Approach to Climate Policy,” Environmental Science & Technology.
Stokes, L. C. (2013). “The Politics of Renewable Energy Policies: The Case of Feed-in Tariffs in Ontario, Canada,” Energy Policy, 56, 490–500.
Mildenberger, M., Stokes, L. C. , Savan, B., Kolenda, B. & Dolderman, D. (2013). “Beyond the Information Campaign: Community-based Energy Behavioral Change at the University of Toronto,” Environmental Practice.
Stokes, L. C., Mildenberger, M., Savan, B & Kolenda, B. (2012). “Analyzing Barriers to Energy Conservation in Residences and Offices: The Rewire Program at the University of Toronto,” Applied Environmental Education & Communication, 11(2): 88-98.
Shiu, H. & Stokes, L. C. (2008). “Buddhist Animal Release Practices: Historic, Environmental, Public Health & Economic Concerns,” in Contemporary Buddhism: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 9(2): 181-196.
Dissertation - Power Politics: Renewable Energy Policy Change in US States. Summary.