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Robert Vos

Lecturer

Contact Information
E-mail: vos@usc.edu
Phone: (213) 821-1311
Office: AHF B55

 

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Vos holds a Ph.D. in political science and focuses mostly on environmental politics and policy. From 1999 to 2009, he was with the Center for Sustainable Cities at the University of Southern California. He is now a Research Assistant Professor with the Spatial Sciences Institute. His research emphasis is in the area of industrial ecology, including projects on regional materials flow analysis, eco-industrial park planning, lifecycle assessment, and sustainability indicators. He has also published extensively on theories and concepts of sustainability. His co-edited book, Flashpoints in Environmental Policymaking: Controversies in Achieving Sustainability, won the Lynton K. Caldwell Prize from the Section on Technology and Environmental Policy in the American Political Science Association for the best book published between 1995 and 1997 on environmental politics and policy.
 

Education

Ph.D. Political Science, University of Southern California, 7/1999
M.A. Political Science, University of Southern California, 5/1994
B.A. Study of the City, University of Southern California, 5/1992
 

Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

Non-Tenure Track Appointments

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Research, Spatial Sciences Institute, University of Southern California, 09/01/2011-09/01/2013  
 

Other Employment

Research Director, Clean Agency, 2010-2011   
 

Publications

Journal Article

Newell, J., Vos, R. O. (2012). Environmental Impact Assessment Review. Elsevier. Vol. 37, pp. 23-36.
Newell, J., Vos, R. O. (2011). Papering over space and place: Product carbon footprint modeling in the global paper industry. Annals of the Association of American Geographers. Vol. 101 (4), pp. 730-741.
Vos, R. O. (2007). Defining sustainability: a conceptual orientation. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology/ Wiley Interscience. Vol. 82 (4), pp. 334-339.
 
 
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