Matthew Hoffmann

 
Matthew Hoffman

Professor
Associate Chair, Research and Faculty
Highland Hall- HL556
(416) 287-7287

Research Interests: 

Hoffman pursues research on climate change politics, global governance, multilateral treaty-making, complex systems and international organization. In addition to a number of articles and book chapters, he is the author of Ozone Depletion and Climate Change: Constructing a Global Response (SUNY Press 2005) and coeditor with Alice Ba of Contending Perspectives on Global Governance (Routledge 2005). His most recent book is Climate Governance at the Crossroads: Experimenting with a Global Response after Kyoto (Oxford University Press, 2011). He is also one of multiple co-authors on a 2014 book, Transnational Climate Change Governance (Cambridge University Press).

 

Awards and Grants: 

  • 2009 SSHRC "Governance and Legitimacy in Carbon Markets" co-investigator .
  • 2008 Leverhulme Trust International Networks Grant "Transnational Climate Change Governance" Partner in network of 16 scholars..
  • 2007 Univerisy of Toronto Connaught New Faculty Matching Grant "Contesting Climate Change: NGOs, Norms, and Governance"

Publications: 

  • Matthew J. Hoffmann (2011) Climate Governance at the Crossroads: Experimenting with a Global Response After Kyoto, New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Matthew J. Hoffmann (2005) Ozone Depletion and Climate Change: Constructing a Global Response, Albany: State University of New York Press.
  • Liliana Andonova and Matthew J. Hoffmann (2012), “From Rio to Rio and Beyond: Innovation in Global Environmental Governance,” Journal of Environment and Development 21 (1): 57-61.
  • Michele Betsill and Matthew Hoffmann (2011), “The Contours of Cap and Trade: The Evolution of Emissions Trading Systems for Greenhouse Gases” Review of Policy Research 27 (1): 81-103.
  • Steven Bernstein, Michele Betsill, Matthew Hoffmann, Matthew Paterson (2010), “A Tale of Two Copenhagens: Carbon Markets and Climate Governance” Millenium: Journal of International Studies 39 (1): 161-173.
  • Matthew J. Hoffmann (2009), “Is Constructivist Ethics an Oxymoron?” International Studies Review 11 (2): 231-252.
  • Robert Denemark and Matthew J Hoffmann (2008) “Not Just Scraps of Paper: The Dynamics of Multilateral Treaty-Making” Cooperation and Conflict 43 (2): 185-219.

Teaching Interests: 

  • International Relations
  • Global Environmental Politics
  • International Organization