Department of Political Science
Michele's research investigates the multiple ways in which climate change is governed from the global to the local level across the public and private spheres. She is particularly interested in questions about politics and authority in global climate governance. Michele's current projects focus on the governance and legitimacy of carbon markets, transnational climate governance, and the sub-national politics of low-carbon transitions. She is also the founder and co-leader of the Environmental Governance Working Group at CSU, where she is involved in a project on environmental governance and change related to water and forests in the Inter-mountain West.