My research program is driven by an overarching theme—the role of cognition in political decision-making and social change—and a profound interest in climate change as a major global governance challenge of our time. The program is inherently interdisciplinary, located at the intersection of global environmental governance, cognitive theory and future studies.
In June 2017, I published my first book with The MIT Press: Mindmade Politics: The Cognitive Roots of International Climate Governance. You can find out more about the book, download some of the data and explore cognitive-affective mapping here.
I currently pursue research in three major project streams: