Kristan Cockerill Ph.D.

There are 17 included publications by Kristan Cockerill Ph.D.:

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Assessing Public Perceptions of Computer-Based Models 2004 63 Although there is a solid body of research on both collaborative decision-making and on processes using models, there is little research on general public attitudes about models and their use in making policy decisions. This project assessed opinions...
Book Review of Adaptive Governance and Water Conflict 2007 19 Book review
Book review of American Environmental Policy, 1990-2006: Beyond Gridlock 2008 29 Book Review
Book review of Collaborative Environmental Management: What Roles for Government? 2006 46 Book review
Book review of Comparing Futures for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta 2010 54 Book review
Book Review of Mediated Modeling: A System Dynamics Approach to Environmental Consensus Building 2005 22 Book review
Book review of Useless Arithmetic 2007 29 Book Review
Book review of Water for Life: Water Management and Environmental Policy 2005 18 Book review
Bridging Disciplines with the Riparian Area Management Project 2004 30 Faculty at Columbia University’s Earth Semester created the interdisciplinary Riparian Area Management Project to help students integrate information and skills from life sciences, geosciences, social sciences, and humanities focused coursework. Stru...
Context is Key: The Media Role in Shaping Public Perceptions about Environmental Issues 2002 227 Many environmental professionals are reluctant to interact with the media, often because of a negative experience and the perception that poor coverage can affect environmental programs and policies. Usinga case study of media coverage related to ...
Cooperative Modeling Lessons for Environmental Management 2007 47 Environmental practitioners may find cooperative modeling an effective tool to address complex environmental management needs. The method involves convening a multidisciplinary team to collaboratively construct a system dynamics model. Advances i...
Creating False Images: Stream Restoration in an Urban Setting 2013 78 Stream restoration has become a multibillion dollar business with mixed results as to its efficacy. This case study utilizes pre- and post-monitoring data from restoration projects on an urban stream to assess how well stream conditions, publicly sta...
A Fresh Look at a Policy Sciences Methodology: Collaborative Modeling for More Effective Policy 2009 71 Collaborative modeling offers a novel methodology that integrates core ideals in the policy sciences. The principles behind collaborative modeling enable policy researchers and decision makers to address interdisciplinarity, complex systems, and publ...
Industrial Ecology Education at Wuhan University 2007 69 China requires industrial ecology (IE) skills and knowledge to deal with the contradiction between rapid economic growth and subsequent environmental pollution and resource depletion. Industrial ecology education was introduced in China in 1997 a...
Leveraging Opportunities for Campus Sustainability 2009 346 Institutions of higher education are well situated globally for transformation toward sustainability. The case of the Water Resources Planning Committee (WRPC) at Appalachian State University in North Carolina, United States offers insight into how...
REPLY TO DISCUSSION by David L. Rosgen [duscussion of “Creating False Images: Stream Restoration in an Urban Setting”] 2015 68 No abstract available.
Testing Language: Media Language Influence on Public Attitudes about River Management 2003 52 Everyday we make decisions on diverse topics using information from a wide variety of sources. This project builds on existing research about how people internalize information they skim from newspapers and the influence this has on their attitudes a...