Stacy VanDeveer

Master of Arts in Community Development Policy and Practice Faculty.


Stacy D. VanDeveer is a professor of political science and is serving as the department's chair at the University of New Hampshire. His research interests include international environmental policy making and its domestic impacts, the connections between environmental and security issues, the role of expertise in policy making, and the links between environmental and human rights issues and resource management and international commodities markets. He has served in advisory roles for policy makers at the local, state, and national levels in the United States and internationally. He has taught environmental, sustainability and resource politics, and policy making at UNH for over a decade, as well as at Harvard University, Brown University, the George Washington University, Regents College London, and other teaching and training programs around the United States and Europe.

He has received fellowships from the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University. He won research funding from the U.S. National Science Foundation, the European Union, and the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research (MISTRA), among others. In addition to authoring and co-authoring over fifty articles, book chapters, working papers, and reports, he co-edited several books, including Changing Climates in North American Politics (MIT Press, 2009); Comparative Environmental Politics (MIT Press, forthcoming); Transatlantic Environment and Energy Politics (Ashgate, 2009); EU Enlargement and the Environment (Routledge, 2005); and Saving The Seas (Maryland Sea Grant Press, College Park, MD, 1997). Stacy received his doctorate in government and politics from the University of Maryland.