My most recent work has been on public opinion and environmental protests in Kyrgyzstan.
- Ph.D. in International Relations and Public Policy, Claremont Graduate University's School of Politics and Economics
Dissertation: "Silent Chernobyls: Ecological Degradation, Macroeconomic Policies & Political Institutions"
- M.A. in International Studies, Claremont Graduate
University's School of Politics and Economics
- B.A. in Political Science and Russian Language, Literature, and Culture, Syracuse University's Maxwell School
- environmental politics
- water politics
- environmental conflict
- public opinion and protests
- Water Politics and Policy
- Environmental Studies Research Methods
- Environmental Issues in Transitional Countries
- International Environmental Aid
- Environmental Politics and Policy
- Introduction to Environmental Studies
- Environmental Justice
PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES
"Another Way of Saying Enough: Environmental Concern and Popular Mobilization in Kyrgyzstan," Post-Soviet Affairs (forthcoming vol. 2, 2013)
Hill, Jeffrey S., Elaine Rodriquez, and Amanda E. Wooden. "Stump Speeches and Road Trips: The Impact of Campaign Visits in Presidential Elections" PS: Political Science & Politics (April 2010). Featured article
Gizelis, Theodora-Ismene and Amanda E. Wooden, "Water Resources, Institutions, and Intrastate Conflict," Political Geography, (Dec. 2010), 29 (8): 444-453. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/ http://ipac.kacst.edu.sa/eDoc/2011/195640_1.pdf
Wooden, Amanda E. and Christoph Stefes, eds. 2009. The Politics of Transition in Central Asia & the Caucasus: Enduring Legacies and Emerging Challenges. London and New York: Routledge. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415368131/
BOOK CHAPTERS, EDITORIAL WORK, AND OTHER ARTICLES
Wooden, Amanda E., Medina Aitieva, and Tim Epkenhans, 2009. "Revealing Order in the Chaos: Field Experiences and Methodologies of Political and Social Research on Central Eurasia", in Wooden and Stefes eds., The Politics of Transition in Central Asia and the Caucasus. London and New York: Routledge.
Guest edited symposium on "Environment, Economics & Conflict," Conflict Management Peace Science, (Issue 24 (3) Sept. 2007).
Chatrchyan, Allison M. and Amanda E. Wooden, 2005. "Linking Rule of Law and Environmental Policy Reform in Armenia and Georgia" in Christopher Waters, ed., The State of Law in the Southern Caucasus, London: Palgrave Macmillan. Palgrave Macmillan Book at Amazon.com
Wooden, Amanda E. "The Nexus Between Environmental Policy and Human Rights in Central Asia" Harvard Asia Quarterly (Spring 2004).