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Dr. Donna L. Lybecker

Associate Professor of International Relations, Environmental Politics, Comparative Politics
Office: Graveley Hall, North Wing, 307
Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Wednesday 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Phone: (208) 282-3331
Fax: (208) 282-4833
Email: lybedonn@isu.edu




Ph.D. Colorado State University, 2003

Faculty Biography

Dr. Donna L. Lybecker

Donna L. Lybecker's research interests include the U.S.-Mexico border, environmental politics in the Western U.S. and Latin America, and the framing of political issues. Dr. Lybecker has co-authored two books, Great Debates in Environmental History with B. Black (2009), and Cases in International Relations: Pathways to Conflict and Cooperation with G. Hastedt and V. Shannon (2014).

Currently Dr. Lybecker serves as Graduate Director for the Political Science Department and as ISU Science Co-Lead for the NSF EPSCoR MILES project grant. Dr. Lybecker previously worked as a contractor with the U.S. Geological Survey and as a post-doc with the U.S. Forest Service. She continues her research with these scholars.

Outside of ISU, Dr. Lybecker an Associate Editor for the Social Science Journal and for the International Journal for Sustainable Society. She also works for the College Board and for the Educational Policy Improvement Center.

Courses Taught

Selected Publications

1. Cases in International Relations: Pathways to Conflict and Cooperation (with Glenn Hastedt and Vaughn Shannon). CQ Press (2014).

2. "Trash or Treasure: Recycling Narratives and Reducing Political Polarization, Environmental Politics, Vol. 22, No. 2 (2013), 312-332.

3. The Story of Good Citizenship: Framing Public Policy in the Context of Duty-Based versus Engaged Citizenship (with Mark McBeth and Kacee Garner). Politics and Policy, Vol. 38, No. 1 (2010), 1-23.

3. The Commission for Environmental Cooperation and Transboundary Conservation across the U.S.-Mexico Border (with Stephen P. Mumme, Osiris Gaona, and Carols Manterola). Conservation of Shared Environments: Learning from the United States and Mexico. Laura Lopez-Hoffman, Emily D. McGovern, Robert G. Varady, and Karl W. Flessa, eds. Tucson, AZ, University of Arizona Press (2009).

4. The Policy of Border Fencing between the U.S. and Mexico: Permeability and Shifting Functions. Journal of the Southwest, Vol. 50, No. 3, (2008), 335-352.

5. Great Debates in Environmental History (with Brian C. Black). Greenwood Publishing (2008).

6. Use of the Legal-Institutional Analysis Model in Mexican Environmental Disputes. International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior, Vol. 11, No. 1, (2008), 85-102.


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