BackgroundMatthew J. Hoffmann is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto and also in the Department of Social Sciences at the University of Toronto, Scarborough. He has a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering from Michigan Technological University and a Ph.D. in International Relations from the George Washington University. He teaches and 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). He most recent book is Climate Governance at the Crossroads: Experimenting with a Global Response after Kyoto (Oxford University Press 2011).
EducationB.Sc., Michigan Technological University
M.Phil., George Washington University
Ph.D., George Washington University
Research InterestsGlobal Governance
Global Environmental Politics
BooksMatthew J. Hoffmann (2005) Ozone Depletion and Climate Change: Constructing a Global Response. Albany: State University of New York Press.
Matthew J. Hoffmain and Alice D. Ba (2005) Contending Perspectives on Global Governance. London ; New York, NY: Routledge.