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Mark Stephan

Assiciate Professor
Departments: Political Science, Public Affairs, Social and Environmental Justice, Social Science, Liberal Arts
Washington State University - Vancouver


Phone Number:
360 546-9467
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Education Background

Princeton University, Department of Politics. Ph.D. (June 2000).
Fields: American Politics, Quantitative Methods, Political Theory.

Princeton University, Department of Politics. M.A. (October 1995).

University of California, Santa Cruz, Department of Psychology. B.A.
(June 1990). Honors in the Major, Honors in the Thesis.

Research Interests

Mark Stephan’s research is in the area of citizen involvement in environmental decision-making, with a particular focus on environmental information disclosure programs. He received his B.A. from the University of California , Santa Cruz , in 1990, and a Ph.D. in political science from Princeton University in the year 2000. His has been published in a variety of academic journals, including Social Science Quarterly, Environment and Behavior, and American Behavioral Scientist. In the winter of 2010/2011 he will publish a book with Drs. Michael Kraft (of the University of Wisconsin Green Bay) and Troy Abel (of Western Washington University) entitled, Coming Clean: Information Disclosure and Environmental Decision-Making (published by MIT Press).