Transatlantic Solutions to Sea Level Rise Adaptation:
Moving Beyond the Threat

October 30-31, 2013; Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.

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Glen Sussman
Professor of Political Science, Old Dominion University

Glen Sussman is University Professor of Political Science at Old Dominion University. During his professional career, his research has focused on U.S. environmental politics and policy, the politics of climate change, environmental opinion, and science and environmental politics. Dr. Sussman's scholarship and professional activities include 5 books, over 90 journal articles, book chapters, and professional papers and approximately 100 lectures, interviews, panels, and speaking engagements. His most recent book is U.S. Politics and Climate Change: Science Confronts Policy (Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2013). In recent years, he has been invited to present papers about the politics of climate change at the International Conference on Culture, Politics & Climate Change at the University of Colorado, Boulder in 2012 and at the 2011 Dupont Summit in Washington, DC. In addition to publishing and presenting papers in research outlets in the United States, Dr. Sussman has been invited to present papers at several international conferences including the 1st International Summit on Global Warming, Climate Change and Hurricanes, Crete, Greece in May 2007, the 2nd International Conference on European and International Political and Economic Affairs in Athens, Greece in May 2004, and the Berlin Conference on Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change in Berlin, Germany in December 2001.