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Michael Lerner

London School of Economics
United Kingdom
Email m.h.lerner [at] lse [period/dot] ac [period/dot] uk
Michael Lerner is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at the London School of Economics. Michael studies comparative environmental politics with a broad interest in questions relating to the challenges and strategies for adopting timely policy responses to environmental change. His research focuses in particular on policy advocacy, including corporate lobbying on climate change, transnational advocacy networks, and the innovation and diffusion of environmental policy. Michael has published his work in the American Journal of Political Science, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and other peer-reviewed journals.

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Lerner, Michael. Forthcoming. “Local power: Understanding the adoption and design of county wind energy regulation,”Review of Policy Research.

Andrew M. Guess, Michael Lerner, Benjamin Lyons, Jacob M. Montgomery, Brendan Nyhan, Jason Reifler, & Neelanjan Sircar. 2020. “A digital media literacy intervention increases discernment between mainstream and false news in the United States and India,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (July 2020).

Jared Cory, Michael Lerner, & Iain Osgood. 2020. “Supply Chain Linkages and the Extended Carbon Coalition,” American Journal of Political Science (May 2020).

Michael Lerner, Ryo Fujikura, Mikiyasu Nakayama, & Manami Fujikura. “The Influence of Limits to Growth and Global 2000 on U.S. Environmental Governance,” International Journal of Social Science Studies (June 2016).