Scholars

Deborah Lynn Guber

The University of Vermont
United States

Deborah Lynn Guber is Associate Professor of Political Science at The University of Vermont. She received her A.B. from Smith College in 1990 and her Ph.D. from Yale University in 1996. Her research interests include U.S. national elections and electoral behavior, public opinion, and environmental politics. Deborah’s work has appeared in journals such as Environmental Politics, American Behavioral Scientist, Social Science Quarterly, and Society and Natural Resources. Her book The Grassroots of a Green Revolution: Polling America on the Environment was published by The MIT Press in 2003.

Publications

Deborah Lynn Guber, Jeremiah Bohr & Riley E. Dunlap. 2020. “‘Time to Wake Up’: Climate Change Advocacy in a Polarized Congress, 1996-2015,

Environmental Politics (July 2020).

Deborah Lynn Guber. 2017. “Partisan Cueing and Polarization in Public Opinion about Climate Change.” In The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science,

New York: Oxford University Press (June 2017).

Deborah Lynn Guber. 2013. “A Cooling Climate for Change? Party Polarization and the Politics of Global Warming,”

American Behavioral Scientist, 57 (1): 93-115 (January 2013).

Deborah Lynn Guber & Christopher J. Bosso. 2012. “Issue Framing, Agenda-Setting, and Environmental Discourse.” In The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Environmental Policy,

New York: Oxford University Press, 437-460 (October 2012).

Deborah Lynn Guber & Christopher J. Bosso. 2012. “’High Hopes and Bitter Disappointment’: Public Discourse and the Limits of the Environmental Movement in Climate Change Politics.” In Environmental Policy: New Directions for the Twenty-First Century, Eighth Edition,

Washington, DC: CQ Press, 54-82 (January 2012).

Deborah Lynn Guber & Christopher J. Bosso. 2009. “Past the Tipping Point: Debating the Future of Public Discourse on the Environment.” In Environmental Policy: New Directions for the Twenty-First Century, Seventh Edition,

Washington, DC: CQ Press, 51-74 (January 2009).

Christopher J. Bosso & Deborah Lynn Guber. 2003. “The Boundaries and Contours of American Environmental Activism.” In Environmental Policy: New Directions for the Twenty-First Century, Fifth Edition,

Washington, D.C.: CQ Press, 79-101 (January 2003).

Media Coverage

Deborah Lynn Guber, Jeremiah Bohr, & Riley E. Dunlap’s research on climate change advocacy in Congress discussed by Kate Yoder. The Surprising Reasons Why People Ignore the Facts about Climate Change,” The Grist, July 28, 2020.

Deborah Lynn Guber, Jeremiah Bohr, & Riley E. Dunlap’s research on climate change advocacy in Congress discussed by Dan McGowan. Senator Whitehouse is the King of Climate Change Speeches. But are They Effective? The Boston Globe, July 21, 2020.

Deborah Lynn Guber, Jeremiah Bohr, & Riley E. Dunlap’s research on climate change advocacy in Congress discussed in Study: It’s Science vs. Anecdote in Hill Climate Debates,” Climatewire, July 21, 2020.