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Michael Lerner

University of Michigan
United States
Email lernerm [at] umich [period/dot] edu

Michael Lerner’s research focuses in particular on policy advocacy, including corporate lobbying on climate change and the effects of transnational advocacy networks on the innovation and diffusion of environmental policy. He has published work in the American Journal of Political Science, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and other peer-reviewed journals.


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).