placeholder image
  • Contact Info
Publications in VIVO
 

Vanderheiden, Steven Jon Associate Professor

Positions

Research Areas research areas

Research

research overview

  • Vanderheiden's research is focused on social values and governance issues in environmental politics and policy, especially climate change

keywords

  • normative political theory, environmental politics, ethic & public policy

Publications

selected publications

Teaching

courses taught

  • ENVM 5003 - Ethics and Values in Environmental Leadership
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Prepares students to be effective leaders within their organizations by introducing them to a wide range of value systems and examining links between these and effective leadership. Students will learn tools and approaches for effective analysis and presentation of value-based appeals and will learn through practical scenarios to identify and assess value-based analyses used by others.
  • ENVS 3064 - Environmental Political Theory
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018 / Summer 2019
    Examines environmental discourses as conceptual means for theorizing environmental politics, and applies normative political theories to contemporary environmental policy issues. Considers the roles of political actors (individuals, groups, the state) in defining and addressing environmental problems on local, national, and global levels. Same as PSCI 3064.
  • PSCI 2004 - Survey of Western Political Thought
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Studies main political philosophies and political issues of Western culture, from antiquity to 20th century.
  • PSCI 3064 - Environmental Political Theory
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018 / Summer 2019
    Examines environmental discourses as conceptual means for theorizing environmental politics, and applies normative political theories to contemporary environmental policy issues. Considers the roles of political actors (individuals, groups, the state) in defining and addressing environmental problems on local, national, and global levels. Recommended prerequisite: PSCI 2004. Same as ENVS 3064.
  • PSCI 3206 - The Environment and Public Policy
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Considers constitutional, political, and geographic factors in development of public policy affecting the use of natural resources and management of the environment; organization, procedures, and programs for use of natural resources; and administration of environmental policies. Recommended prerequisite: PSCI 1101 or PSCI 2012.
  • PSCI 7024 - Seminar: Selected Political Theories
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Familiarizes students with selected political philosophies or theories in classical or modern political thought. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours for different topics.

Background

International Activities

Other Profiles