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Kristan Cockerill Ph.D.

There are 15 included publications by Kristan Cockerill Ph.D.:

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Assessing Public Perceptions of Computer-Based Models 2004 251 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 120 Book review
Book review of American Environmental Policy, 1990-2006: Beyond Gridlock 2008 299 Book Review
Book review of Collaborative Environmental Management: What Roles for Government? 2006 204 Book review
Book review of Comparing Futures for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta 2010 148 Book review
Book Review of Mediated Modeling: A System Dynamics Approach to Environmental Consensus Building 2005 182 Book review
Book review of Useless Arithmetic 2007 241 Book Review
Book review of Water for Life: Water Management and Environmental Policy 2005 219 Book review
Bridging Disciplines with the Riparian Area Management Project 2004 161 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 367 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 285 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...
A Fresh Look at a Policy Sciences Methodology: Collaborative Modeling for More Effective Policy 2009 478 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 268 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 176 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...
Testing Language: Media Language Influence on Public Attitudes about River Management 2003 298 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...