Steven Bernstein

Professor, Associate Chair and Graduate Director in the Department of Political Science and Co-Director of the Environmental Governance Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto

Steven Bernstein is Professor, Associate Chair  and Graduate Director in the tri-campus Graduate Department of Political Science and  Co-Director of the Environmental Governance Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto.  His research spans the areas of global governance and institutions, global environmental politics, non-state forms of governance, international political economy, and internationalization of public policy.  Publications include Unsettled Legitimacy: Political Community, Power, and Authority in a Global Era (co-edited, 2009); Global Liberalism and Political Order: Toward a New Grand Compromise? (co-edited, 2007); A Globally Integrated Climate Policy for Canada (co-edited, 2007) and The Compromise of Liberal Environmentalism (2001); as well as many articles in refereed academic journals, including European Journal of International Relations, Science, Review of International Political Economy, Journal of International Economic Law, International Affairs, Canadian Journal of Political Science, Policy Sciences, Regulation and Governance, and Global Environmental Politics. He was also a convening lead author and member of the Global Forest Expert Panel on the International Forest Regime and a consultant on institutional reform for the “Rio +20” UN Conference on Sustainable Development and its follow-up. 

Steven Bernstein is a Research Partner in the Greening Growth Partnership project.