Scholars

Jeremiah Bohr

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
United States

Jeremiah Bohr completed his Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Some of his research projects include studies of organized climate change denial, the coverage of climate change across geographically and politically diverse U.S. newspapers, congressional speeches concerned with climate change, and how politicians discuss environmental politics on social media. Jeremiah’s most recent research applies various text mining techniques to explore climate change discourse. He has published articles at journals such as Global Environmental Change, Climatic Change, Social Forces, Environmental Politics, and Environmental Sociology.

Publications

Jeremiah Bohr & Anna C. McCreery. 2020. “Do Energy Burdens Contribute to Economic Poverty in the United States? A Panel Analysis,”

Social Forces (September 2020).

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).

Jeremiah Bohr. 2020. “Reporting on Climate Change: A Computational Analysis of U.S. Newspapers and Sources of Bias, 1997-2017,”

Global Environmental Change (March 2020).

Jeremiah Bohr & Riley E. Dunlap. 2017. “Key Topics in Environmental Sociology, 1990-2014: Results from a Computational Text Analysis,”

Environmental Sociology (October 2017).

Jeremiah Bohr. 2016. “The ‘Climatism’ Cartel: Why Climate Change Deniers Oppose Market-based Mitigation Policy,”

Environmental Politics (September 2016).

Media Coverage

Jeremiah Bohr’s research on climate change congressional speeches discussed by Scott Waldman, It’s science vs. anecdote in Hill climate debates,” ClimateWire, July 21, 2020.

Jeremiah Bohr’s research on climate change congressional speeches discussed by Dan McGowan, Senator Whitehouse is the kind of climate change speeches. But are they effective? The Boston Globe, July 21, 2020.

Jeremiah Bohr interviewed by Will Wade for his perspective on energy consumption, summer heat, and the covid-19 pandemic, Americans Face 25% Jump in Power Bills, Adding to Summer Woe,” Bloomberg, July 1, 2020.

Jeremiah Bohr’s research on climate change and political polarization discussed by Jeremy Deaton, More people than ever are worried about climate change, but will it last? Think Progress, April 14, 2017.

Jeremiah Bohr’s interviewed by Anumita Kaur regarding his research on climate change and political polarization, Heightened temperatures lead to heightened opinions,” Pacific Standard, March 27, 2017.

Jeremiah Bohr’s research on climate change denial discussed by Dana Nuccitelli, The similarities between Trump support and climate denial,” The Guardian, April 4, 2016.