Curriculum Vitae

Academic Positions

  • 2020-Current                  Providence College, Assistant Professor

  • 2014-2015, 2017-2020   Providence College, Visiting Assistant Professor

  • 2015-2019                        Clark University, Adjunct Professor

  • 2013-2014                        United Nations University- Institute of Advanced Study of Sustainability (Tokyo), Postdoctoral Fellow

Education

  • 2013  Ph.D. in Political Science University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Dissertation: Resilient Environmental Governance: Protecting Changing Ecosystems through Multilevel Governance (Advisor: Dr. Peter M. Haas)​

  • 2005 MA in Government, New Mexico State University

  •  2003 BA in Government, New Mexico State University

Publications

Explore by topic: Sustainable DevelopmentBiodiversity GovernanceScience-Policy Interface

  • Casey Stevens (2019) “Learning to Innovate: Innovation and Biodiversity Governance” In Adenle Ademola (ed) Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals. Oxford.

  • Casey Stevens (2019) “Measurement and Institution Building” In MJ Peterson (ed) Contesting Global Environmental Knowledge, Norms, and Governance. Routledge.

  • Norichika Kanie and Casey Stevens (2019) “Global Transdisciplinary Science and Sustainable Development Governance” In MJ Peterson (ed) Contesting Global Environmental Knowledge, Norms, and Governance. Routledge.

  • Casey Stevens (2018) “Scales and Integration for Sustainable Development.” International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology vol. 25, #1. Pg. 1-8.

  • Frank Biermann, Casey Stevens, Steven Bernstein, Aarti Gupta, Norichika Kanie, Mans Nilsson, and Michelle Scobie. (2017) “Global Goal-Setting for Improving National Governance and Policy” In N. Kanie and F. Biermann (eds). Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation. MIT Press: Cambridge, MA.

  • Peter M. Haas and Casey Stevens (2017) “Ideas, Beliefs, and Policy Linkages: Lessons from Food, Water, and Energy Policies” In N. Kanie and F. Biermann (eds). Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation. MIT Press: Cambridge, MA.

  • Casey Stevens (2016) “Remnants of Hierarchy: The Limits of New Forms of Biodiversity Governance in the Dominican Republic” In A. Esguerra, N. Helmerich, & T. Risse (eds). Deliberating Sustainable Development Governance. Palgrave Macmillan: New York.

  • Casey Stevens and Norichika Kanie (2016) “The Transformative Potential of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” International Environmental Agreements. Vol. 16, #2. Special issue introduction.

  • Casey Stevens and Kemi Fuentes-George (2015) “A Challenge for Change: U.S. Biodiversity Assistance in the Green Economy” In Alexandros Gasparatos & Katherine J. Willis (eds). Biodiversity in the Green Economy: Moving Beyond Rhetoric. Routledge: New York.

  • Alexandros Gaspartos and Casey Stevens (2015) “Biodiversity in the Green Economy: Setting the Stage” In Alexandros Gasparatos & Katherine J. Willis (eds). Biodiversity in the Green Economy: Moving Beyond Rhetoric. Routledge: New York.

  • Volker Mauerhofer, Rakhyun E. Kim, and Casey Stevens. (2015) “When Does Implementation Matter: A Three-Country Comparative Analysis of Ramsar Site Implementation.” Environmental Science & Policy 51(7) pg. 95-105.

  • Ademola Adenle, Casey Stevens, and Peter Bridgewater (2015) "Stakeholder Visions for Biodiversity Conservation in Developing Countries." Environmental Science & Policy, 45, pg. 104-108

  • Casey Stevens (2013) “Resilience of Biodiversity Policies: Lessons on Mechanisms of Adaptation” In N. Kanie, P. Haas, and S. Andresen (eds) Improving Global Environmental Governance. Routledge: New York.

  • Peter M. Haas and Casey Stevens (2011) “Organized Science, Usable Knowledge, and Multilateral Environmental Governance” In Rolf Lidskog and Goran Sundqvist (eds) Governing the Air: Science-Policy Interactions in Air Policy. MIT Press: Cambridge, Ma.

Publications for a Wider Audiences

  • Norichika Kanie and Casey Stevens (2014) “Sustainability: Call to Coordinate Action” Nature. #567. October. Pg. 514.

  • Ademola Adenle, Casey Stevens, and Peter Bridgewater (2015) "Stakeholder Visions for Biodiversity Conservation" Earth System Governance Working Paper #32.

  • Norichika Kanie, Peter M. Haas, Steinar Andresen, Graeme Auld, Benjamin Cashore, Pamela S. Chasek, Jose A. Puppim de Oliveira, Stefan Renckens, Olav Schram Stokke, Casey Stevens, Stacy D. VanDeveer and Masahiko Iguchi (2013) “Green Pluralism: Lessons for Improved Environmental Governance in the 21st Century” Environment Magazine, September/October.

  • Sustainable Development Goals and Inclusive Development #5, 2014.

  • Coherent Governance, the UN, and the Sustainable Development Goals, #4, 2014.

  • Integrating Governance into the Sustainable Development Goals, #3, 2014.

  • Linking Education and Water in the Sustainable Development Goals, #2, 2014.

  • Ruben Zondervan, Norichika Kanie, and Casey Stevens. Policy notes on “Governance of and for the Sustainable Development Goals” 2014

Teaching Experience

  • Introduction to Political Science (6 times)

  • Introduction to International Relations (6 times)

  • Introduction to Comparative Politics (3 times)

  • Latin American Politics (2 times)

  • Revolutions and Political Violence (4 times)

  • Transitions to Democracy (2 times)

  • Globalization, Governance, and World Order (3 times)

  • Political Argumentation and Debate (3 times)

  • Environmental Politics (1 time)

  • International Law (4 times)

  • American Foreign Policy (2 times)

  • Masters Seminar in Biodiversity Governance (1 time)

Awards

  • Center for Engaged Learning- Research Work Study Program. 2019.

  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Research Grant (2013). Approximate award: $25,000

  •  Graduate Fellowship to attend Institute for Qualitative and Mixed Methods (2011)

  • Graduate Student Best Paper Award (2006) Paper title: Shame as a mechanism of International relations