Dr Robert Macneil
BA, MA York University, PhD University of Ottawa
H04 - Merewether Building
The University of Sydney
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Robert joined the Department of Government and International Relations in January 2013, prior to which he was a Visiting Fulbright Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses broadly on the intersection of environmental politics and neoliberal governance.
- Environmental politics
- Climate change
- Energy politics
- Innovation policy
- International Political Economy
- US/Canadian politics
Teaching and supervision
Peer Reviewed Journals
MacNeil, R, 2014, “The Decline of Canadian Environmental Regulation: Neoliberalism and the Staples Bias,” Studies in Political Economy, vol. 93, Spring.
MacNeil, R, 2014, “What I Saw in Ottawa: Canadian Environmental Policy Under Conservative Majority Rule,” Environmental Politics,vol. 23, no. 1.
MacNeil, R, 2013, “Alternative Climate Policy Pathways in the US: How to Build a National Carbon Market in America,” Climate Policy, vol. 13, no. 2.
MacNeil, R, 2013, “Seeding an Energy Technology Revolution in the United States: Re-conceptualizing the Nature of Innovation in ‘Liberal Market Economies,’” New Political Economy, vol. 18, no. 1.
MacNeil, R, and Paterson, M, 2012, “Neoliberal Climate Policy: From Market Festishism to the Developmental State,” Environmental Politics, vol. 21, no. 2.
MacNeil, R, 2011, “Greenhouse Governance: Addressing Climate Change in America,” Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning, vol. 13, no. 4.
MacNeil, R, 2011, “Economic Thought and US Climate Change Policy,” Environment and Planning C: Government & Policy, vol. 29, no. 5
MacNeil, R, 2014, “Climate Policy, Energy Technologies, and the American Developmental State,” in John Mikler and Neil Harrison (eds.), Climate Innovation: Liberal Capitalism and Climate Change. Palgrave.
MacNeil, R, “True Love: On the Historical Coalescence of Market Liberalism and Social Conservatism in Five Western Countries”.
Selected Conference Papers
MacNeil, R, “Canadian Climate Policy as Organized Crime: The Rise of Resource-Neoliberalism,” 54th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, San Francisco, CA, April, 2013.
MacNeil, R, “The Political Innovation of Renewable Energy: Towards an Understanding of State-led Creative Destruction,” 54th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, San Francisco, CA, April, 2013.
MacNeil, R, “The Case of the United States: Outlier or Archetype of the Neoliberal Development Model?”, Book project workshop, 53rd Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, San Diego, CA, April, 2012
MacNeil, R, “Neoliberal Climate Policy: From Market Festishism to Developmental State”, Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, April, 2011
MacNeil, R, “Varieties of Neoliberalisms, Varieties of Approaches”, 8th Annual Political Science Graduate Student Research Conference, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, April 2011
MacNeil, R, “Socializing Crisis in an Era of State Retrenchment: The Case of Climate Policy”, 4th Annual Great Lakes Conference in Political Economy, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, March 2010
MacNeil, R, “Re-conceptualizing the ‘Public’ and ‘Private’ in Responses to Climate Change”, 51st Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, New Orleans, LA, February, 2010
MacNeil, R, “Towards Understanding America’s Emergent Eco-Industrial Complex”, 50th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, New York, NY, February, 2009
MacNeil, R, “It’s Not the Heat, It’s the Hubris: American Climate Policy and the Green Backlash”, 16th Annual Conference of the York Centre for International and Security Studies, York University, Toronto, ON, February, 2009
MacNeil, R, “And What if there was No Environmental State? Critical Reflections on Capitalism’s Second Contradiction”, Conference on Openness and Sustainability, Lund University, Helsingborg, Sweden, June, 2008
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