Dr. Mary Pettenger is a Professor of Politics, Policy and Administration at Western Oregon University. is also co-founder of the Empowered Communities Project. Her research focuses on the social construction of international climate change policies, environmental policies in the Netherlands and Canada, and active learning pedagogy. She has published an edited volume, The Social Construction of Climate Change: Power, Knowledge, Norms, Discourses (Ashgate 2007), a chapter in the Routledge Handbook of International Environmental Politics (2014), and in The Globalisation of Insecurity: Challenges for Global Governance as well as articles in International Studies Perspectives, Environmental Communication, and International Politics.
Pettenger, Mary (2017), “Framing Climate Security” in A. Burke & R. Parker, eds., The Globalisation of Insecurity: Challenges for Global Governance, New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Pettenger, Mary (2013) “International environmental regimes: formation, effectiveness and trends” in P. Harris, ed., Routledge Handbook of International Environmental Politics, London: Routledge.
Pettenger, Mary, Douglas West and Niki Young (2013) “Assessing the Impact of Role Playing Simulations on Learning in Canadian and US Classrooms” International Studies Perspectives.
Plec, Emily and Mary Pettenger (2012) “Green Expertise: ExxonMobil’s didactic framing of advanced biofuels”, Environmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture, 4: 459-476.
Pettenger, Mary, (2009) “Climate Change Role Play Simulation Resources,” ICUN Academy of Environmental Law, http://www.iucnael.org/en/online-resources/climate-law-teaching-resources.html
Pettenger, Mary, ed., (2007), The Social Construction of Climate Change. London: Ashgate Publishing.
Pettenger, Mary, (2007) “The Netherlands Climate Change Policy: Constructing Themselves/Constructing Climate Change” chapter in The Social Construction of Climate Change.
Pettenger, Mary, (2007) “Introduction” in The Social Construction of Climate Change.
Cass, Loren and Pettenger, Mary (2007), “Conclusion” in The Social Construction of Climate Change.
Pettenger, Mary, (2003) “Making the Environment Matter: the Search for Possibilities,” Book Review in International Politics, 40, June (2), of Mol, Arthur P.J. Globalization and Environmental Reform: The Ecological Modernization of the Global Economy, Luterbacher, Urs and Detlef Sprinz, eds. International Relations and Global Climate Change, and Harris, Paul G., ed. The Environment, International Relations, and U.S. Foreign Policy.
Pettenger, Mary, (2000) “Bridging the Domestic/International Divide: Learning from Acid Rain Policy,” Book Review in International Politics, 38, December (4) of Arild Underdal and Kenneth Hanf, eds., International Environmental Agreements and Domestic Politics: The Case of Acid Rain, Ashgate Publishing Ltd. 2001.
Pettenger, Mary, and Douglas West (in progress), Civic Literacy and Engagement in Environmental Sustainability: Comparative Experiences in Canada and the United States,