Matto Mildenberger

Selected Publications


Stephen Clarkson and Matto Mildenberger. Dependent America? How Canada and Mexico Construct US Power. (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2011).

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

7. Howe, P., Mildenberger, M. Marlon, J. and Leiserowitz, T. 2015. "Geographic variation in opinions on climate change at state and local scales in the USA," (with Peter Howe, Jennifer Marlon, and Anthony Leiserowitz). Forthcoming. Nature Climate Change.

6. Homer-Dixon, T., Leader Maynard, J., Mildenberger, M., Milkoreit, M., Mock, S., Quilley, S., Schroeder, T., and Thagard, P. 2013. "A complex systems approach to the study of ideology: Cognitive-affective structures and the dynamics of belief systems," Journal of Social and Political Psychology 1(1): 337-363.

5. Mildenberger, M., Stokes, L., Savan, B., Dolderman, D. and Kolenda, B. 2013. "Beyond the information campaign: Community-based energy behavioral change at the University of Toronto"  Environmental Practice 15 (2): 147-155.

4. Stokes, L., Mildenberger, M., Savan, B., and Kolenda, B. 2012. "Analyzing barriers to energy conservation in residences and offices: The Rewire program at the University of Toronto" Applied Environmental Education and Communication 11(2): 88-98.

3. Flicker, S., Savan, B., Kolenda, B. and M. Mildenberger. 2009. “How to Facilitate (or Discourage) Community Based Research: Recommendations Based on a Canadian Survey,” Local Environment 14 (8): 783-796.

2. Flicker, S., Savan, B., Kolenda, B. and M. Mildenberger. 2008. “A snapshot of community-based research in Canada: Who? What? Why? How?” Health Education Research 23 (1): 106-114

1. Flicker, S., Savan, B., McGrath, M., Kolenda, B. and M. Mildenberger. 2007. “‘If you could change one thing…’ What community-based researchers wish they could have done differently,” Community Development Journal 43 (2): 239-253.

Under Review

"Divergence and convergence in the study of ideology: A critical review" (with Jonathan Leader-Maynard). Revise and resubmit at British Journal of Political Science.

Book Reviews

Review of Open for Business: Conservatives' Opposition to Environmental Regulation by Judith Layzer and Eco-Business: A Big Brand Takeover of Sustainability by Peter Dauvergne and Jane Lister. 2013. Review of Policy Research 30(6): 685-689.

Works in Progress 

Dissertation Project: Fiddling While the World Burns: The 'Double Representation' of Carbon Polluters in Comparative Climate Policymaking

"Why did public concern for climate change decline?: Evidence from an opinion panel" (with Anthony Leiserowitz).

"Process-tracing, counterfactual comparisons and causal inference: A new bridge over the qualitative-quantitative divide"

"Testing the conservatism-under-threat hypothesis in a field setting: Evidence from a natural experiment" (with Chad Hazlett)

"Feedback dynamics in the study of public policy" (with Leah Stokes and Alexander Hertel-Fernandez)

"Understanding second-order beliefs about climate change" (with Dustin Tingley)

Other Publications

Mildenberger, M. "Exploring the State Space of Ideological Possibility," Waterloo, ON: Waterloo Institute for Complexity and Innovation Working Paper no. 4, June 2013.

Clarkson, S. and M. Mildenberger. "Punching Below Their Weight: Why Canada and Mexico are so Important to the United States yet so Impotent in Washington,” Ottawa, ON: Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives Policy Brief, 20 October 2011.

Clarkson, S., and M. Mildenberger. 2011. “Sad by true: Canada and Mexico have no clout in Washington,” Globe and Mail, Friday 7 October 2011.