Stephen Bird

Clarkson University
Political Science

Box 5750 - HUSS
Clarkson University
Potsdam, NY
USA
13699
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Current work includes research on microgrid governance, energy conflict and social acceptance, Smart Housing and split incentives, fracking, green data centers, activism and social movements, social influence, and policy learning.

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Sherman, Amanda K., Alexandra J. Rowe, Stephen Bird, Sue Powers, and Lisa Legault. 2016. “Motivational Orientation Explains the Link between Political Ideology and Proenvironmental Behavior.” Ecopsychology, October. doi:10.1089/eco.2016.0029.
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Cleland, Michael, Stephen Bird, Stewart Fast, Sajid Shafak, and Louis Simard. 2016. “A Matter of Trust: The Role of Communities in Energy Decision-Making.” Ottawa Canada: University of Ottawa & Canada West Foundation. https://www.uottawa.ca/positive-energy/research-publications.
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Bird, Stephen. 2016. “Gas Fired Power Facilities Case Study: Oakville and King Township Ontario.” A Matter of Trust: The Role of Communities in Energy Decision-Making. Ottawa Canada: University of Ottawa and Canada West Foundation. https://www.uottawa.ca/positive-energy/research-publications.
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Walsh, Patrick J., Stephen Bird, and Martin D. Heintzelman. “Understanding Local Regulation of Fracking: A Spatial Econometric Approach.” Agricultural and Resource Economics Review 44.2 (2015): 138–163. Print.
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Bird, Stephen, Ajit Achuthan, Othman Ait Maatallah, Wenjin Hu, Kerop Janoyan, Alexis Kwasinski, Jeanna Matthews, David Mayhew, Jay Owen, and Pier Marzocca. “Distributed (green) Data Centers: A New Concept for Energy, Computing, and Telecommunications.” Energy for Sustainable Development 19 (April 2014): 83–91.
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Bird, Stephen, Adam Silver, and Joshua Yesnowitz. Forthcoming, 2013. Agitation with a Smile: The Legacies of Howard Zinn and the Future of Activism. Paradigm Publishing, Colorado.
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Bird, Stephen and Diana Hernández. 2012.Policy Options for the Split Incentive: Increasing Energy Efficiency for Low-Income Renters.” Energy Policy 48 (Sept.), 506-514.
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Bird, Stephen. 2004. "OTA Chemical Risk Prioritization Tool." Rappaport Institute, Harvard University. Capstone Report. http://www.ksg.harvard.edu/rappaport/downloads/fellows/bird.pdf.
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Hernández, Diana, and Stephen Bird. 2010. "Energy Burden and the Need for Integrated Low-Income Housing and Energy Policy." Poverty & Public Policy 2 (4).
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Bird, Stephen. 2010. "The Structural Underpinnings Of Policy Learning: A Classroom Policy Simulation." In Sociology to Computing in Social Networks: Theory, Foundations and Applications, eds. Reda Alhajj and Nasrullah Memon. Berlin: Springer.

Substantive Focus:
Energy and Natural Resource Policy PRIMARY
Environmental Policy
Governance
Science and Technology Policy
Social Policy SECONDARY

Theoretical Focus:
Agenda-Setting, Adoption, and Implementation SECONDARY
Policy Analysis and Evaluation PRIMARY

Keywords

ENERGY POVERTY ELECTRICITY POLICY SOCIAL NETWORKS POLICY LEARNING ENERGY POLICY