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Elizabeth McNie

Elizabeth McNie

Political Science Department
Purdue University
Beering Hall of Liberal Arts and Education
100 N. University Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2098

Tel: 765-496-6557


Elizabeth McNie is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and Earth & Atmospheric Sciences. Her primary area of research is climate services and how to improve the utility of climate science information for decision makers. She is also interested more broadly in linking knowledge with action, environmental and science policy, science and technology studies, and sustainability issues.

Highlighted Publications

Dilling, L, Holbrook, JB, Logar, N., Manicle, G, McNie, E, Meyer, R and M. Neff, 2010. Science Policy Assessment and Research on Climate, Usable Science: A Handbook for Science Policy Decision Makers, University of Colorado, Boulder and Arizona State University.

McNie, E. C., 2007. Reconciling the Supply of Scientific Information with User Demands: An Analysis of the Problem and Review of the Literature. Environmental Science & Policy, Vol. 10, 17-38.

McNie, E. C., Van Noordwijk, M., Clark, W., Dickson, N., Sakuntaladewi, N., Suyanto; J., Leimona, B., and C. Kurnaintan, 2008. Boundary Organizations, Objects and Agents: Linking Knowledge with Action in Agroforestry Watersheds, Report from the workshop held at Brawijaya University, Malang, East Java, Indonesia, July 26-29, 2007.

McNie, E. C, Pielke, Jr., R.A. and D. Sarewitz (eds.), 2007. Science Policy Assessment and Research on Climate - Reconciling Supply and Demand Workshop: Climate Science Policy Lessons from the RISAs. Report from the workshop held August 15-17, 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii.