Nives Dolšak ← Back


  • Associate Professor, University of Washington

Nives is Professor at the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs, University of Washington. She is also a Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. She teaches courses in International Environmental Policy, Economic Development and the Environment, Energy Policy, Public Policy Process, and Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation.

Her research examines institutional challenges in governing common pool resources at multiple levels of aggregation. She has co-edited two volumes. The first reviews theoretical advancements in the study of common pool resources that have been made in the last 15 years. The second analyses new challenges that owners, managers, policy makers and analysts face in managing natural commons, such as forests, water resources, and fisheries.

Her other published work includes journal articles examining countries’ response to mitigation of global climate change, media coverage and its impact on climate change legislative agenda in the U.S. states, implementation of climate change policy, and the impact of civil society in environmental policy in transitional economies.

Nives received her Joint Ph.D. from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs and the Department of Political Science, Indiana University, Bloomington.