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Dr. Carpenter has a background in environmental policy, public policy, political science,
and law. His research focuses on community-based governance of natural resources,
with a particular emphasis on wildlife management and human-wildlife conflict. Dr.
Carpenter is also interested in the role of public awareness and salience on the formation
and development of environmental policy. His teaching interests involve teaching resource
governance and environmental law and policy and policy.
Carpenter, Stefan. 2019. "A Cross-National Comparison of the Efficacy of Community-Based
and National Governance Approaches on the Protection of the African Elephant." Journal of Environmental Management 231.
Carpenter, Stefan & David Konisky. 2017. "The Killing of Cecil the Lion as an Impetus
for Policy Change." Oryx - The International Journal of Conservation. 1-9. doi:10.1017/S0030605317001259.
Carpenter, Stefan, Elizabeth Baldwin, & Dan Cole. 2017. "A Polycentric Turn: A Case
Study of Kenya's Evolving Legal Regime for Irrigation Waters.: Natural Resources Journal 57(1): 101-138.
Dell'Angelo, Jampel, Paul F. McCord, Drew Gower, Stefan Carpenter, Kelly Caylor, &
Tom P. Evans. "Community-Based Water Governance and Institutional Design Principles:
Lessons Learnt from Community Water Projects on Mount Kenya." Mountain Research and Development 36(1): 102-115.