Matthew Hoffmann

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  • International Relations
  • Methods


  • B.Sc., Michigan Technological University
  • M.Phil., George Washington University
  • Ph.D., George Washington University

Matthew Hoffmann



Matthew Hoffmann is a Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto Scarborough and co-director of the Environmental Governance Lab. He teaches classes on international relations, global governance, and environmental and sustainability politics. His research on decarbonization, climate change and environmental politics has been published in 4 books and over 50 journal articles and book chapters. He also regularly contributes to media outlets such as The Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, and The Conversation and is the chair of the board of directors for the environmental NGO, Green Economy Canada.

Research Interests

  • Global Governance
  • Global Environmental Politics
  • Social Constructivism
  • Complexity Theory
  • Climate Change Politics

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