OCCRI Researchers

Title: Courtesy Associate Professor
Name: Bob Doppelt
Institution: University of Oregon; Executive Director, The Resource Innovation Group
Department: Planning, Public Policy and Management

Research Theme: Application of stages of change models to personal, team, and organizational change. We support practitioners and researchers to identify the best practices, tools, and policies in places where climate preparedness projects are underway. We also initiate development of climate change preparedness projects.

Research Fields:

Carbon Footprint Analysis
Community and Disaster Planning
Ecology and Ecosystem Management
Energy Policy and Technology
Human Impacts Economics
Human Impacts Policy
Mitigation Policy
Modeling Socioeconomic Processes
Natural Resource Policy and Planning
Outreach and Engagement
Water Policy and Planning

Professional Activities:

Governor’s Climate Change Integration Group

Founding Member International Society of Sustainability Professionals

Board member, Global Footprint Network

Founder and board member, Salmon Safe Inc. 1996-2006

Lane Council of Governments Budget Committee 2003-2005

Selected Publications:

Thinking for a New Climate: A Breakthrough Approach to Fostering Sustainable Behavior (book in press, B. Doppelt)

Co-author of chapters, “The climate-justice link: communicating risk with low income and minority audiences” (Agyeman, J., Doppelt B., Lynn, K., and Hatic H.) and Changing organizational ethics and practices toward climate and the environment,” (James, K., Smith A., and Doppelt, B.) in Creating a Climate for Change: Communicating Climate Change and Facilitating Social Change, (Cambridge University Press, 2007).

Chapter “Practical steps to creating change in your organization,” in Ignition: What You Can Do to Fight Global Warming and Spark a Movement (Island Press, 2007).

Leading Change Toward Sustainability: A Change Management Guide for Business, Government, and Civil Society (Doppelt, Greenleaf Publishing, UK, 2003)