Dr. Stephen Bird is Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Adirondack Semester at Clarkson University. He is jointly appointed with Humanities and Social Science and the Institute for a Sustainable Environment. He is Research Faculty Affiliate with the Positive Energy Project at the University of Ottawa where he was also the Fulbright Scholar Visiting Research Chair in Governance and Public Administration in fall 2016. His current and past research focuses on split incentives & smart housing, energy conflict, microgrid governance, factors in energy acceptance (fracking, solar, wind), green data centers, energy poverty, and environmental activism.
LINK to Stephen Bird's web site at Clarkson University
Fall 2020 - A Thin Line Between Love and Hate: Polarization & Energy in Canada and the U.S. [F-20-10]
Spring 2013 - Climate Change: Science, Policies, Impacts [S-13-12]