George Hoberg, University of British Columbia

Forest Resources Management Professor Vancouver, British Columbia george.hoberg@ubc.ca Office: (604) 822-3728

Bio/Research

George Hoberg specializes in environmental and natural resource policy and governance. He received a BS from UC Berkeley, and his PhD from MIT. A political scientist by training, Dr Hoberg taught public policy and American politics at UBC for 13 years before joining the Faculty of Forestry full t...

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Bio/Research

George Hoberg specializes in environmental and natural resource policy and governance. He received a BS from UC Berkeley, and his PhD from MIT. A political scientist by training, Dr Hoberg taught public policy and American politics at UBC for 13 years before joining the Faculty of Forestry full time in 2001. His research interests include energy policy, forest policy, and more generally the design of policies and institutions to promote sustainability. His current research is focused on BC electricity policy and environmental governance of the oil sands. He has also published on the role of science in policy-making and international constraints on domestic policy autonomy. He is co-author of the forthcoming book Canadian Tenure Policies and Sustainable Forest Management. He has also written books on BC forest policy, environmental policy in the US, toxic substances regulation, and edited two books on comparative Canada-US policies and the US influence on Canada. From 2001-2006, he was head of the Department of Forest Resources Management at UBC. He blogs at http://greenpolicyprof.org/wordpress



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