Research Associates

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Christopher Borick

Director of the Muhlenberg College Institute of Public Opinion, Pennsylvania

Dr. Chris Borick has research expertise in the areas of public policy, public opinion and environmental policy research.

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Kathryn Friedman

Director of Law and Policy Research, Associate Professor of Law and Policy, University at Buffalo Regional Institute, SUNY

Dr. Kathryn Friedman has expertise in international law;  transboundary environmental policy networks; policy and governance of Lake Ontario.

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Dustin Garrick

Lecturer and Senior Research Fellow; Co-Director, Smith School Water Programme and Co-Convener, Oxford Water Network.

Dustin Garrick’s research focuses at the interface of water and the economy, specializing in institutional analysis of water allocation and governance in responses to climate change, urbanization and sustainable development challenges. Dustin is a collaborator on the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo case. 

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Christopher Gore

Associate Professor, Politics and Public Administration, Ryerson University

Dr. Chris Gore has expertise is in the areas of comparative environmental policy, local government, climate change policy; and environment and energy governance in Canada and Africa.

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Noah Hall

Associate Professor of Law, Wayne State University, Michigan

Dr. Noah Hall is an expert in law related to the Great Lakes.  He brings research expertise in the areas of environmental law; administrative law; water law; and Great Lakes law.

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Timothy Heinmiller

Associate Professor, Department of Politics, Brock University

Dr. Tim Heinmiller brings expertise in comparative water policy; transboundary water policy; water allocations; and water policy networks. His research has focused on the Great Lakes, Alberta and Australia. 

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Pamela Jordan

Assistant Professor, Politics and Global Affairs, Southern New Hampshire University

Dr. Pamela Jordan has research expertise in the areas of comparative and international human rights law, foreign policy, and state-civil society relations.  

Her current research project focuses on the role of local actors--including members of the binational Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Cities Initiative--in addressing climate change and implementation of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, particularly Annex 9 which focuses on Climate Change. 

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Jenny Kehl

School of Freshwater Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Dr. Jenny Kehl is former Director of the Centre for Water Policy at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Jenny has expertise in water security, water policy, political economy, and transboundary water governance.

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Gail Krantzberg

Professor and Director of the Centre for Engineering and Public Policy, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

Dr. Gail Krantzberg has both academic and practitioner expertise in Great Lakes governance. Her work focuses on the science-policy interface in environmental policy; the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement; nearshore governance; and policy implementation challenges in the Great Lakes.

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Barry Rabe

Professor, Ford School of Public Policy

Dr. Barry Rabe has expertise in the areas of Canada-US environmental policy; transboundary environmental policy; subnational environmental policy; climate change policy; and public opinion research.

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Mark Sproule-Jones

Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, McMaster University

Dr. Mark Sproule-Jones has extensive expertise related to environmental policy; water policy; Great Lakes governance and local government. Mark is retired but still actively doing peer review related to Great Lakes governance.

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Marcia Valiante

Professor of Law, University of Windsor

Dr. Marcia Valiante has research expertise in the areas of Canadian environmental law and policy, Canada-U.S. environmental relations with a focus on the Great Lakes, water law, and citizen access to environmental decision-making.