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Sam Rowan, DPhil

Assistant Professor, Political Science


Sam Rowan, DPhil
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 7534
Email: sam.rowan@concordia.ca
Website(s): Sam Rowan's website

Sam Rowan joined the Department of Political Science at Concordia University in fall 2020 as an assistant professor. Dr. Rowan's research focuses on global environmental politics and international cooperation, particularly institutionalized cooperation to address climate change. He completed the D.Phil. (doctorate) in International Relations at the University of Oxford. He previously completed an M.Phil. in International Relations at the University of Oxford and a B.A. (Honours) in Political Science at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. He was a postdoctoral researcher in international climate policy in the Climate Econometrics program at Nuffield College, University of Oxford in 2019/2020.



Education

DPhil, University of Oxford (2019)

MPhil, University of Oxford (2015)

BA, University of British Columbia, Vancouver (2013)


Teaching activities

POLI 312                Special Topics in International Politics: Climate Politics

POLI 486                Advanced Seminar in International Relations: International Climate Politics

POLI 687/812        Advanced Seminar in International Relations: Global Environmental Politics


Research

International Relations, climate change, global environmental politics, international organizations, international cooperation.


Publications

Rowan, Sam S. (2021). "Does institutional proliferation undermine cooperation? Theory and evidence from climate change". International Studies Quarterly. doi: 10.1093/isq/sqaa092/6105772

Roger, Charles B. and Rowan, Sam S. (2021). "Analyzing international organizations: How the concepts we use affect the answers we get". The Review of International Organizations. doi: 10.1007/s11558-021-09432-2

Rowan, Sam S. (2019). "Pitfalls in comparing Paris pledges." Climatic Change. doi: 10.1007/s10584-019-02494-7


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