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  • Maniates, Michael and John M. Meyer. 2010. The Environmental Politics of Sacrifice. MIT Press.

  • Meyer, J.M. 2009. Concept of Private Property and the Limits of the Environmental Imagination. Political Theory 37: 99-127.

  • Meyer, J.M. 2008. Rethinking personal sacrifice. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 64: 12-14.

  • Meyer, J.M. 2008. Populism, paternalism and the state of environmentalism in the US. Environmental Politics 17: 219-236.

  • Meyer, J. 2008. Popular environmentalism(s) and Materialist Concerns. Conference Papers -- Western Political Science Association: 1-12.

  • Meyer, J. 2007. Populism, Paternalism, and the State of Environmentalism in the U.S. Conference Papers -- Western Political Science Association: 1-25.

  • Meyer, J. 2007. Can Sacrifice be Democratic? Reflections on an Environmentalist Dilemma. Conference Papers -- American Political Science Association: 1-23.

  • Meyer, J.M. 2006. Political Theory and the Environment. In Oxford Handbook of Political Theory, edited by J.S. Dryzek, B. Honig and A. Phillips, 773-791. Oxford University Press.

  • Meyer, John M. 2002. American Indians and U.S. Politics: A Companion Reader. Praeger.

  • Meyer, John M. 2001. Political Nature: Environmentalism and the Interpretation of Western Thought. MIT Press.

  • Meyer, J.M. 2000. Rights to Life?: On Nature, Property, and Biotechnology. Journal of Political Philosophy 8.

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Educational Background

  • 1997 – Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison (Political Science)

  • 1991 – M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison (Political Science)

  • 1984 – B.A., Colorado College (Political Science)

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Positions & Honors

  • 2006 – Student Organization Advisor of the Year , Humboldt State University (for Campus Center for Appropriate Technology -- CCAT)

  • 2004-2005 – Member, School of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study

  • 2002 – President Alistair McCrone Promising Faculty Scholar Award, Humboldt State University

  • 2002 – Political Nature recognized as "Oustanding Academic Title for 2002", Choice Magazine

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