Research

My research focuses on the role of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in global governance. I am especially interested in the role of small NGOs in global environmental governance. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or comments on my work.

Referred Publications

forthcoming. “The power of specialization: NGO advocacy in global conservation governance.” International Studies Quarterly.

2023. “The stories they tell: What INGO mission statements reveal about their authority.” Global Society 37(1), 23–50. (with Wendy Wong, Sarah Stroup, and Alfred Oduro). doi:10.1080/13600826.2021.1970516.

2022. “Overcoming the laws-in-translation problem: Comparing techniques to translate legal texts.” Qualitative and Multi-Method Research 20(2), 13–21. (with Anthony DeMattee, Nick Gertler, and Elizabeth Bloodgood). doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7140081

2022. “Understanding national nonprofit data environments.” Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. (with Elizabeth Bloodgood, Michael Lenczner, Jesse Bourns, Jenny Tabet, and Wendy Wong). doi.org/10.1177/08997640221085731.

2022. “Legitimacy and legitimation practices: Analyzing social change organizations.” Complexity, Governance & Networks, 8(1): 1–24. doi.org/10.20377/cgn-114.

2022. “Small NGOs and agenda-setting in global conservation governance: The case of pangolin conservation.” Global Environmental Politics, 22(2): 45–69. doi:10.1162/glep_a_00623.

Working Papers

“Civil society advocacy for wildlife conservation in Vietnam.”

“Conservation governance: Complex relationship between the governor and the governed.” (with Graeme Auld).

“Climate change discourse at the UNFCCC: Frames and networks of NGOs.” (with Bi Zhao).

“Evidence of Civil Society Exclusion in the Organization of African Unity.” (with Alfred Oduro).

Non-referred Publications

2019. “For academic collaboration (in Japanese).” Japan NPO Research Association Newsletter.

2015. “Human rights in G7.” Lexis®PSL Public Law.