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Frank Baber

 

Education

  • Juris Doctorate, University of San Diego
  • Ph.D., Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • M.A., in Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • B.A., Philosophy, California State University, Long Beach

 

Publications

Peer Reviewed Books

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. Democratic norms in earth system governance: Deliberative politics and the Anthropocene. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press (forthcoming).

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2020). Environmental human rights in earth system governance: Democracy beyond democracy. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2015). Consensus and global environmental governance: Deliberative democracy in nature’s regime.  Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2009). Global democracy and sustainable jurisprudence: Deliberative environmental law. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2005). Deliberative environmental politics: Democracy and ecological rationality. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Baber, W. F. (1983). Organizing the future: Matrix models for the postindustrial polity.  University, AL: University of Alabama Press.

Peer Reviewed Articles & Book Chapters (since 2001)

Deliberative Democracy and the Environment: Flipping the Script to Think Locally and Act Globally? Handbook of US Environmental Policy. (Ed.) David Konisky. (pp. 405-418). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2019). A rights foundation for deliberative ecological democracy? Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, 22(1), 72-83.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2019). Democracy and climate change. Climate futures: Re-imagining global climate justice. (Eds.) Kum-Kum Bhavnani, John Foran, Priya Kurian, and Debashish Munshi. (pp. 145-154).  London, UK: ZED.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2018). Deliberative democracy and the environment. Oxford Handbook of Deliberative Democracy. (Eds.) André Bächtiger, Jane Mansbridge, Mark Warren, and John Dryzek. (pp. 755-767). New York: Oxford University Press.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2017). Consensual environmental policy in the Anthropocene: Governing what humanity hath wrought.  Public Policy, Governance and Polarization. (Eds.) David K. Jesuit, and Russell Alan Williams. (pp. 87-105). London: Routledge.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2016). Democratic accountability in the Anthropocene: Toward a non-legislative model. Environmental Politics and Governance in the Anthropocene: Institutions and Legitimacy in a Complex World. (Eds.) Philipp Pattberg, and Fairborz Zelli. (pp. 167-184). London: Routledge.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2016). Simulations.  Encyclopedia of global environmental politics and governance. (Eds.) Philipp Pattberg, and Fairborz Zelli. (pp. 156-160). London: Edward Elgar.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2015). Deliberative Rulemaking for Human Health: Making Administrative Discretion Safe for Democracy.  Ecosystems, Society, and Health. (Eds). Lars Hallstrom, Nicholas Guehlstorf, and Margot Parkes. (pp. 135-158). Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press.

Baber, W. F. (2014). Public Management for Volatile Times: Toward Adaptive, Collaborative, and Deliberative Governance. Governance and Public Management: Strategic Foundations for Volatile Times. (Eds.) Charles Conteh, Thomas Greitens, David K. Jesuit, and Ian Roberge. (pp. 13-14). Ottawa: Routledge.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2014). The Challenge of Slow-Motion Democracy: Synthetic and Progressive Rationalization of Mini-Public Deliberation. Challenges to Democratic Participation: Antipolitics, Deliberative Democracy, and Pluralism. (Eds.) Andres Santos Campos and Jose Gomes Andre. (pp. 79-94). Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2013). Juristic Democracy: A Deliberative Common Law Strategy for Earth System Governance. Earth System Governance Working Paper No. 27. Lund and Amsterdam: Earth System Governance Project.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2012). Green Political Ideas and Environment Policy. The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Environmental Policy. (Eds.) Sheldon Kamieniecki, and Michael Kraft. (pp. 40-66). Oxford University Press.

Moore, W., Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2012). Loss Aversion and Rationality in Cutback Management: A Deliberative Democratic Approach to Contingent Valuation.  Public Finance Management 12.3. 237-260.

Baber, W. F. (2011). Administrative Law and Discursive Democracy: Toward a Comparative Perspective. International Journal of Public Administration 34.1. 297-311.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2011) The Role of International Law in Global Governance. The Oxford Handbook of Climate Change and Society.  (Eds.) John S. Dryzek, Richard B. Norgaard, and David Schlosberg.  (pp. 653-668). Oxford University Press.  

Baber, W. F. (2010). Democratic Deliberation and Environmental Practice: The Case of Natural Resource Management.  Environmental Practice 12.03. 195-201.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2009). Race, Poverty and the Environment: Toward A Global Perspective. Public Administration Quarterly 33.4.  457-480.

Baber, W. F., Baber, C. D., & Bartlett, R. V. (2007). Innovation in State Environmental Policy: A View from the West. Environmental Politics and Policy in the West. (Eds). Zachary A. Smith, and John C. Freemuth. (pp. 49-67). Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2007). Problematic Participants in Deliberative Democracy: Experts, Social Movements, and Environmental Justice. International Journal of Public Administration 30.1. 5-22.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2005). Ethics and Environmental Policy in Democratic Governance: John Rawls, Public Reason, and Normative Precommitment.  Public Integrity 7.3. 219-240.

Baber, W. F. (2004). Ecology and Democratic Governance: Toward a Deliberative Model of Environmental Politics. The Social Science Journal 41.3. 331-346.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2001). Toward Environmental Democracy: Rationality, Reason, and Deliberation.  Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy 11.1. 35-64.

Conference Papers (since 2001)

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (April, 2017). Deliberating Across Identity and Difference: Democratic Environmental Governance in the Anthropocene. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Western Political Science Association. Vancouver, British Columbia.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (April, 2017). Access, Allocation, and Inequality: The Complexity of Justice in Democratic Environmental Governance. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, Illinois.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (February, 2017). A Rights Foundation for Ecological Democracy? Paper presented at the Workshop on Ecological Democracy: Always Greener on the Other Side? University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2016). Justice, Legitimacy, and Order: The Challenge of Earth System Governance. Paper presented at a joint conference of the Central and East European International Studies Association and the International Studies Association, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2016). Democratic Agency in the Anthropocene: Rich Democracy, Poor Democracy. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Southern Political Science Association, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2016). Democratic Adaptiveness in the Anthropocene: Reconciling Communities and Institutions to Environmental Change. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Southern Political Science Association, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2015). Democratic Architecture in the Anthropocene: The Structure of Ecological Rationality. Paper present at the International Conference  on Sustainability and Local Food. Rome, Italy, 2015.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2015). Consensual Environmental Policy in the Anthropocene: Governing What Humanity Hath Wrought. Paper presented at the International Conference on Public Policy. Milan, Italy.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2015). Realization of Security Through Environmental Justice in Democratic Governance Beyond the State. Paper presented at the conference on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Security in the Changing World. Krakow, Poland.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2014). Democratic Accountability in the Anthropocene: Toward a Non-Legislative Model. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the European Consortium for Political Research. Glasgow, Scotland.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2014). Democratic Adjudication of Concrete Hypothetical Disputes: Restatement as a Transformative Pathway to Sustainability. Paper presented at the Earth System Governance Conference: Access and Allocation in the Anthropocene. Norwich, England.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2013). Administrative Law and Discursive Democracy: Toward a Positive Agenda. Paper presented at the Earth System Governance Conference: Complex Architectures, Multiple Agents. Tokyo, Japan.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2013). The Challenge of Slow-Motion Democracy: Deliberative Participation Through Legal Restatement. Paper presented at the Challenge to Participation in Democracy Conference. Lisbon, Portugal: University of Lisbon.

Baber, C. D., Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2013). Information Literacy, Open Access, and Public Affairs Education. Paper presented at the European Group for Public Administration Annual Meeting. Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2012). Consensual Federalism in Global Governance: A Challenge to Dominant Paradigms. Paper presented at the International Conference on Federalism. Rome, Italy.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2012). Democratic Deliberations and the Normative Dimensions of Environmental Change: Mapping and Developing Consensus for Governance.  Paper presented at the Earth System Governance Conference: Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change. Berlin, Germany.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2012). Global Environmental Governance: Reconciling Diversity and Deliberative Democracy. Paper presented at the Joint Comparative Interdisciplinary Studies Section-Keystone Conference. Prague, Czech Republic.

Baber, W. F., Bartlett, R. V., & Dennis, C. (2012). Reforming Global Environmental Governance Through Deliberative Norm Building. Paper presented at the Earth System Governance Conference: Towards a Just and Legitimate Earth System Governance--Addressing Inequalities. Lund, Sweden.

Baber, W. F. (2012). Using Hypothetical Cases in Public Policy Research and Practice. Paper presented at the Transnational Initiative for Governance Research and Education Conference.  Rome, Italy.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2011). Juristic Democracy: Using Specific Deliberative Judgments to Identify or Form Global Norms. Paper presented at the Earth System Governance Conference: Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change. Fort Collins, CO.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2010). The Citizen Jury as a Deliberative Forum: Juries as Instruments of Environmental Democracy. Paper presented at the Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Baber, W. F., Bartlett, R. V., & Moore, W. (2010). Contingent Valuation, Loss Aversion, and Cutback Management: A Deliberative Democratic Perspective. Paper presented at the Sixth Annual Transatlantic Dialogue. Siena, Italy.

Baber, W. F. (2009). Administrative Law and Discursive Democracy: Toward A New Perspective on Discretion. Paper presented at the International Conference on Best Administrative Practices. Macerata, Italy.

Baber, W. F., Baber, C. D., & Bartlett, R. V. (2009). A Comparative and Transnational Perspective on Innovation in Natural Resources Management: New Roles for Deliberative Democracy. Paper presented at the International Symposium of the Society for Resource Management. Vienna, Austria.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2009). Environmental Justice and Sustainable Resource Management by the Globalization of Common Law Jurisprudence. Paper presented at the International Symposium of the Society for Resource Management. Vienna, Austria.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2008). Environmental Equity, Democracy, and Global Policy Adequacy. Paper presented at the International Symposium of the International Association for Society and Natural Resources. Burlington, VT.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2008). Race, Poverty and the Environment: Toward a Global Perspective. Paper presented at the Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2007). Diversity, Disadvantage, and Deliberation in International Governance.  Paper presented at the Northeastern Political Science Association and the International Studies Association East Region. Philadelphia, PA.

 Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2007). Juristic Democracy, Conservation, and International Law. Paper presented at the ConserVision: International Conference on Conservation, Conservation Philosophy and Politics Stream. Hamilton, New Zealand. University of Waikato.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2007). Political Realism: How Realist, How Realistic. Paper presented at the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2007). Think Locally, Act Globally. Paper presented at the International Studies Association West Region Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2006). Adjudication Among Peoples: A Deliberative Democratic Approach.  Paper presented at the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2006). Deliberative Democracy: International Environmental Jurisprudence and Beyond. Paper presented at the Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Albuquerque, NM.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2006). Dewey Defeats Truman’: Pragmatism Versus Pluralism in a Deliberative Democracy. Paper presented at the American Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2006). Institutional Elements of International Environmental Jurisprudence: An Immanent Critique. Paper presented at the International Studies Association Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2005). International Environmental Jurisprudence: Conceptual Elements and Options. Paper presented at the Northeastern Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2005). International Environmental Jurisprudence: Problems and Prospects. Paper presented at the Midwestern Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2005). International Environmental Law and Jurisprudence: Institutionalizing Rule-Governed Behavior. Paper presented at the International Studies Association-East and the Northeast Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2005). International Environmental Law: Institutionalizing Rule-Governed Behavior. Paper presented at the Western International Studies Association Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV.

Baber, W. F., Baber, C. D., & Bartlett, R. V. (2005). State Environmental Policy: The Jumpstart Explanation Reconsidered.  Paper presented at the Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Oakland, CA, 2005.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2004). Banishing Idols: Toward the Reconciliation of Democracy and Environmentalism. Paper presented at the American Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2004). Innovation in State Environmental Policy: A Public History.  Paper presented at the American Society for Environmental History Annual Meeting. Victoria, BC.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2003). Citizens, Experts, and Movements: Deliberative Roles for Problematic Participants. Paper presented at the American Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2002). Expertise, Adjudication, and the Redemption of Rhetoric. Paper presented at the Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Savannah, GA.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2002). “Environmental Democracy and the Deliberative Citizen. Paper presented at the Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Long Beach, CA.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2002). Reasonable Green Policy: The Role of Experts in Environmental Democracy. Paper presented at the American Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Boston, MA.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2001). Environmental Fairness: Taking Rawls Seriously. Paper presented at the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2001). Ethical Precommitment in Environmental Decision Making: Toward a New Politics of Ecology. Paper presented at the Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV.

Baber, W. F., & Bartlett, R. V. (2001). The Next Step Toward Environmental Justice: Making Rawls and Habermas Safe for Democracy. Paper presented at the American Political Science Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Book Reviews (since 2001)

“Review of Environmental Politics and Deliberative Democracy: Examining the Promise of New Modes of Governance, by Karin Backstrand, et. al.”  Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning 13.2 (2011): 197–199.

“Review of Smart Growth Policies: An Evaluation of Programs and Outcomes, by Gregory K. Ingram, et al.” Environmental Practice 13.1 (2011): 74.

 “Review of Bringing Society Back In: Grassroots Ecosystem Management, Accountability, and Sustainable Communities, by Edward P. Weber.” Perspectives on Politics 2.2 (2004): 389–390.

“Review of Agency, Democracy and Nature: The U.S. Environmental Movement from a Critical Theory Perspective, by Robert J. Brulle.” Environmental Practice 3.4 (2001): 261–262.

Accomplishments and Awards

Convener – Lund Roundtable on Human Rights in the Anthropocene, Raoul Wallenberg Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, 2019.

Fulbright Senior Specialist – Raoul Wallenberg Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Lund University, 2019.

Affiliated Professor – Raoul Wallenberg Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Lund University, 2018 to present.

Fulbright Distinguished Chair of Public International Law – Lund University Faculty of Law, 2017-18.

Fulbright Professor of Political Science – Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, 2016.

Associate Member – Center for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance, University of Canberra, 2014 to present.

Lead Faculty Group – Earth System Governance Project, 2012 to present.

Visiting Research Fellow – School of Politics and International Relations, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, 2012

International Studies Association Book Award for International Ethics, 2011

Peer Review Committee (Disciplinary and Regional), Commission for the International Exchange of Scholars, 2011 to 2014; 2017 to 2018.

Italian Fulbright Commission, Member (Ex Officio) 2009 to 2012.

Fulbright Distinguished Chair of Environmental Policy – Politecnico di Torino, Italy, 2009.