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McKenzie Johnson

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Assistant Professor


Environmental Policy, PhD, Duke University
Conservation Biology, MA, Columbia University
Environmental Studies, AB, Vassar College

Additional Campus Affiliations

Assistant Professor, Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
Assistant Professor, Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment
Assistant Professor, Women & Gender in Global Perspectives
Assistant Professor, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Recent Publications

Ide, T., Johnson, M. F., Barnett, J., Krampe, F., Le Billon, P., Maertens, L., von Uexkull, N., & Vélez-Torres, I. (2023). The Future of Environmental Peace and Conflict Research. Environmental Politics, 32(6), 1077-1103.

Johnson, M. F., Ide, T., & Gonzalez Cruz, J. (2023). Conceptualizing resilience within environmental peacebuilding. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 65, Article 101362.

Sveinsdóttir, A. G., & Johnson, M. F. (2023). Doubling down on DAPL: the contentious politics of pipeline governance in Illinois. Environmental Politics, 32(5), 861-882.

Vogel, K. D., Johnson, M. F., & Sveinsdóttir, A. G. (2023). Communities at Risk for Mobilization: Neoliberal Governance and the (un)Contentious Politics of the Dakota Access Pipeline in Rural Illinois. Journal of Rural Studies, 99, 134-143.

Cruz, J. G., & Johnson, M. F. (2022). Invasive Species in Post-2020 Global Environmental Politics. Global Environmental Politics, 22(2), 12-22.

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