Dr. Owen Temby, Postdoctoral Fellow (2012-13)

B.S., Business Administration (2003) Utah; M.S., Political Science (2005) Utah; Graduate Certificate, Demography (2006) Utah; Ph.D., Political Science (2012) Carleton.

Dr. Owen Temby was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Natural Resource Sciences, McGill University between 2012 and 2013. His postdoctoral work focused primarily on climate change adaptation policy development and implementation in British Columbia, New York State, and Victoria, Australia. This research aimed at understanding how responses to intersectoral environmental issues are coordinated given the fragmentation of specialized knowledge within government agencies.

Owen is now an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, USA.

Project Publications:

Song, A., Saavedra Cisneros, A., Temby, O.F., Sandall, J., Cooksey, R.W. and Hickey, G.M. (2017). On developing an inter-agency trust scale for assessing governance networks in the public sector. International Public Management Journal: Accepted.

Temby, O., Sandall, J., Cooksey, R. and Hickey, G.M. (2017). Examining the role of trust and informal communication on mutual learning in government: The case of climate change adaptation in New York. Organization & Environment 30(1): 71-97.

Song, A., Temby, O. Krantzberg, G. and Hickey, G.M. (In Press). Institutional features of Canada-United States transboundary fisheries governance: Organizations and networks, formal and informal. IN: O. Temby and P. Stoett (Eds.), Towards Continental Environmental Policy? North American Transnational Networks and Governance. New York: SUNY Press.

Song, A., Hickey, G.M., Temby, O. and Krantzberg, G. (2016). Assessing transboundary scientific collaboration in the Great Lakes of North America. Journal of Great Lakes Research 42(1): 156–161.

Temby, O., Sandall, J., Cooksey, R. and Hickey, G.M. (2016). How do civil servants view the importance of collaboration and scientific knowledge for climate change adaptation? Australasian Journal of Environmental Management 23(1): 5-20.

Temby, O., Rastogi, A., Sandall, J., Cooksey, R. and Hickey, G.M. (2015). Inter-agency trust and communication in the transboundary governance of Pacific salmon fisheries. Review of Policy Research 32(1): 79-99.