THIBAUD M. J. HENIN


Department of Political Science, 1284 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403
www.henin.net • henin@uoregon.edu • (541) 286-5541

EDUCATION

2017 (expected)        Ph.D.              Department of Political Science, University of Oregon

     Dissertation: “Standards as Strategies: Using Transnational Private Standards to Lobby                                             Governments

     Committee:   Ronald Mitchell (Chair), Lars Skalnes, Craig Kauffman, and Naomi Zack

2014                           M.Sc.               Department of Political Science, University of Oregon

2010                           M.G.P.P.          (Master of Global Public Policy) Department of Public Policy and                                                              Management, University of Potsdam, Germany

2007                           B.A. (Hons)     Major in History / Minor in Psychology, University of Ottawa,                                                                     Canada

PUBLICATIONS UNDER REVIEW

2016                Standards as Strategies: Using Transnational Private Standards to Lobby                                             Governments.” (Submitted October 2016).

WORK IN PROGRESS

“Lobbying for More or Less Government Regulation? Determinants of Political Strategies for Firms that Adopt Transnational Private Standards.”

“Pursuing Protectionism or Promoting Sustainability: Timber Procurement in the UK, Canada and Australia.”

“The Effectiveness of Private Governance in the Forestry Sector: Impact of Transnational Private Standards on Deforestation.”

“Shifting from the International to the Local: Using Classroom Simulations to Teach Environmental Justice.”

“Using Time-Series Network Analysis to Identify Diffusion Patterns:  Literature Review and Proposed Methodology.”      

“The Ostrom-Young Debate: Can any of Elinor Ostrom’s Design Principles be Upscaled to International Environmental Problems?”

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

2011              “Methodological Guide on Tariffs, Taxes and Transfers in the European Water Sector,”                         with Manuel Lago, Jennifer Möller-Gulland, Julian Leem Gerardo Anzaldua, Isabelle                            Turcotte, Johanna von der Weppen, Felipe Gaitan, and Benjamin Boteler, EUREAU.

2011                “Literature Review & Research Survey,” with Andreas Graf, Haran Bar-On, Ralph                                     Piotrowski, Anneke von Raggamby, and Sarah Lang, InContext Project: Supportive                             Environments for Sustainable Living.

CONFERENCE & WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS

2017                 (Forthcoming) “From the International to the Local: Simulations to Teach                                                 Environmental Justice,” American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, San                             Francisco, CA.

2016                “Forestry Standards as Firm Political Strategies,” American Political Science                                              Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

2016                “Standards as Strategies: How Firms Adopt Transnational Private Standards for                                     Leverage in Regulatory Policymaking,” 24th World Congress of Political Science,                                     International Political Science Association, Poznań, Poland.

2016                “Standards as Strategies: How Firms Adopt Transnational Private Standards for                                     Leverage in Regulatory Policymaking,” Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago,                           IL.

2016                “Private Forestry Standards and Procurement Policies,” International Studies                                          Association Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

2015                “The Influence of Transnational Corporate Private Regimes on Domestic Policies,”                                  International Studies Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

2015                 “Adopting Transnational Standards, Preempting Stringent Regulations,” Duck Family                          Graduate Workshop on Environmental Politics and Governance, University of                                     Washington, Seattle, WA.

2014                “The Diffusion of Feed-In Tariff Policies,” International Studies Association Annual                                 Conference, Toronto, Canada.

2013                “Upscaling Elinor Ostrom's Design Principles Illustrated by Long-Enduring Common-                            Pool Resource Institutions: Quantitative Analysis Using International Regimes                                     Database,” International Studies Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

2012                “From Climate Change to Conflict? Human vs. State Security Concerns in the Arctic,”                             International Studies Association-Western Division, Pasadena, CA.

2010                “The Arctic Environment as a Common-Pool Resource,” Continents Under Climate                                 Change Conference, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.

SELECTED AWARDS & GRANTS

2016                Global Oregon International Research Award

2016                American Political Science Association Dissertation Workshop Stipend:  Advances in                          Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy

2015                Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research Grant, Department of                             Political Science, University of Oregon

2013 – 2014    William C. Mitchell Graduate Summer Research Award, Department of Political                                  Science, University of Oregon

2013                Global Sustainability Summer School Grant, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact                             Research, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, and Santa Fe Institute

2010                Best-in-Class, grade average 1.4 (~94%), Master of Public Management & Master of                             Global Public Policy, University of Potsdam, Germany

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2011 – 2016    Graduate Teaching Fellow, Department of Political Science, University of Oregon                                  Syllabi and student evaluations available here

Instructor-of-Record (three hours / week for ten weeks)

2016                  PS 101: Modern World Governments, 44 students
2016                  PS 297: Introduction to Environmental Politics, 43 students
2015                  PS 297: Introduction to Environmental Politics, 16 students

Teaching Assistant with Discussion Sections (one hour / week for ten weeks)

2014 & 2012    PS 297: Introduction to Environmental Politics
           2013 & 2012    PS 205: Introduction to International Relations
           2013 & 2011    PS 204: Introduction to Comparative Politics

Teaching Assistant
2015                   PS 350: Politics and Film
2014                   PS 420: International Organization
2014                   PS 477: International Environmental Politics
                      2012                   PS 326: U.S. Foreign Policy

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2011 –            Associate and Policy Analyst at Ecologic Institute, Berlin

                     Projects

“From Assessment Instruments to Sustainability Expertise”

“Integrating Economic Indicators with Sustainable Development Objectives”

“Environmental Pressure Index: Evaluating Policies for Sustainable Development”

“The 3Ts: Tariffs, Taxes, and Transfers in the European Water Sector”

“Overview of German Environmental Policy”

2012 – 2014    Coordinator of Climate Change Research Symposium, University of Oregon

2012 – 2013    Visiting Scientist (summer terms), Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2015 –            Advanced Certificate in Teaching, Teaching Engagement Program

Workshops: Teaching Public Crisis and Controversy; Engaging Student Resistance; Transformative Learning; Inclusive Course Design; Wise Interventions: Strategies to Remedy Questions of Belonging in College; Technology, Tips, and Teaching

2015                Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research, Inter-university                                     Consortium for Political and Social Research, Ann Arbour, MI

2014                Summer School on Agent Based Modelling, Dresden University of Technology,                                     Germany

2013                Summer School in Methods and Techniques: Network Analysis, European                                             Consortium for Political Research, Ljubljana, Slovenia

2012 – 2013    Global Sustainability Summer School, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact                                          Research, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, and Santa Fe Institute

2011 – 2013    Arctic Summer College, Ecologic Institute, Berlin, Germany

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

2013 – 2014    Departmental Representative for Graduate Employees, University of Oregon

2014                 Mentor for Arctic Summer College, Ecologic Institute, Berlin, Germany

GRANT REVIEWS

2013 (Jan.)       Ad hoc reviewer for National Science Foundation, FY12 ArcSEES competition

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

American Political Science Association (APSA): Science, Technology and Environmental Politics

International Studies Association (ISA): Environmental Studies Section

International Political Science Association (IPSA)

Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA)

LANGUAGES

English (fluent); French (fluent); Spanish (conversational); German (elementary)  

REFERENCES


Ronald Mitchell

Full Professor, Chair of Dissertation

Department of Political Science

1284 University of Oregon

Eugene, OR 97403-1284

rmitchel@uoregon.edu

+1 (541) 346-4880

Lars Skalnes

Associate Professor

Department of Political Science

1284 University of Oregon

Eugene, OR 97403-1284

lskalnes@uoregon.edu

+1 (541) 346-4886

 

Naomi Zack

Full Professor

Department of Philosophy

1295 University of Oregon

Eugene, OR 97403-1295

nzack@uoregon.edu

+1 (541) 346-1547

Craig Kauffman

Assistant Professor

Department of Political Science

1284 University of Oregon

Eugene, OR 97403-1284

ckauffma@uoregon.edu 

+1 (541) 346-4974