Dean of the School of Public and International Affairs Arch Professor of Public and International Affairs Full Professor of Public Administration and Policy
Matthew R. Auer is Dean of the School of Public and International Affairs and Arch Professor of Public and International Affairs at the University of Georgia. His research focuses on the politics of decision-making in the arenas of environmental protection, energy policy, and forest policy. His recent research considers social media as a space for influencing users’ perspectives of environmental risks.
Auer, Matthew R. 2021. “Considering Equity in Wildfire Protection,” Sustainability Science. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11625-021-01024-8.
Auer, Matthew R. 2021. “Proverbs of Administration at 75. Long Live Proverbs?” Teaching Public Administration. https://doi.org/10.1177/01447394211013845.
Auer, Matthew R. 2021. “Covid-19 Crisis Communications: The Challenge for Environmental Organizations,” Environmental Science and Policy, Vol. 115, No. 1: 151-155. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2020.08.009.
Auer, Matthew R. 2019, “Environmental Sustainability in the Age of Climate Change,” Sustainability, Vol. 11, No. 18, 5001. https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/11/18/5001/htm
Auer, Matthew R. 2017. “Rescuing the Decision Process,” Policy Sciences, Vol. 50, No. 4: 519-526.
Auer, Matthew R. 2016. “The Hardest Part of Integrated Planning,” Planning for Higher Education, Vol. 44, No. 2: 3-7.
Auer, Matthew and Fu, King-wa. 2015. “Clearing the Air: Investigating Weibo Censorship in China,” Index on Censorship, Vol. 44, No. 3: 76-79.
Auer, Matthew R. 2014. “Collective Action and the Evolution of Social Norms: The Principled Optimism of Elinor Ostrom,” Journal of Natural Resources Policy Research, Vol. 6, No. 4: 265-271.
Auer, Matthew R., Zhang, Yuman, Lee, Priscilla. 2014. “The Potential of Microblogs for the Study of Public Perceptions of Climate Change,” Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, Vol. 5 (May/June): 291-296.
Auer, Matthew R. 2012. “Group Forest Certification for Smallholders in Vietnam: An Early Test and Future Prospects,” Human Ecology, Vol. 40, No. 1: 5-14.
Auer, Matthew R. 2011. “The Policy Sciences of Social Media,” Policy Studies Journal, Vol. 39, No. 4: 709-739.