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Lada Kochtcheeva

Associate Professor

School of Public and International Affairs

Winston Hall 121



Innovation and Inertia in Russian Environmental Policy. Book MS in progress.

Leader States in Environmental Policy

Renewable Energy in Russia: Whim or Necessity?

Climate Change Policies at the U.S. State Level: Evidence, Complexity, and Challenges to Comprehensive Strategies.



Kochtcheeva, Lada.V. 2020. Russian Politics and Response to Globalization. London, New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Kochtcheeva, Lada.V. 2009. Comparative Environmental Regulation in the United States and Russia:  Institutions, Flexible Instruments, and Governance. Albany,NY: SUNY Press.

Articles and Chapters:

Kochtcheeva, Lada V. 2020. The Implosion of Global Liberal World Order and Russian Foreign Policy: Dimensions, Tensions, and Prospects. Vestnik RUDN/International Relations, 20(3): 463-475.

Kochtcheeva, Lada. V. 2018. Renewable Energy in China, Brazil and India: Fueling Economies, Reducing Risks, and Conserving Resources. Eds: M. Grabowski and P. Laidler. Development Policy in the World in the 21st Century, Peter Lang Verlag.

Kochtcheeva, Lada. 2017. Contradictions of “Grey Zone” Conflict. Analysis. Re-Thinking Russia. April 2, 2017.

Kochtcheeva, Lada. 2016. Renewable Energy: Global Challenges. In: Environment, Climate Change and International Relations. Eds: Atkins, Ed and Gustavo Sosa-Nunez. E-International Relations.

Kochtcheeva, Lada. 2014. Globalization and the Environment: Markets, Finance and Trade. In: Handbook of Global Environmental Politics. Ed. Paul G. Harris. Routledge.

Kochtcheeva, Lada. V. 2013. Globalization and the Environment in the Emerging Economies: Increased Imbalance, New Momentum, or Stalemate? New Global Studies. 7(3): 57-86.

Kochtcheeva, Lada. 2011. Air Quality Policy. In: Governing America: Major Policies and Decisions of Federal, State, and Local Government from 1789 to the Present, Ed-s. Paul Quirk and William Cunion. New York: Facts-on-File.

Kochtcheeva, Lada V. 2010. Russia’s Response to Globalization: Europeanization, Americanization and Self-determination. New Global Studies. 4(2).

Kochtcheeva, Lada.V. 2009. Administrative Discretion and Environmental Regulation: Agency Substantive Rules and Court Decisions in U.S. Air and Water Quality Policies. Review of Policy Research. 26(3).

Kochtcheeva, L. V. and A. Singh. 2003. An Ecosystem Approach to Human Health. In: Managing For Healthy Ecosystems. Ed-s. D.J.Rapport, W.L. Lasley, D.E. Rolston, N.O. Nielsen, C.O. Qualset, and A.B. Damania. Boca Raton, FL, USA: Lewis Publishers.

Kochtcheeva, L. V. 2002. Environmental Disaster in the Post-Communist Countries: Is There a Solution? Environmental Practice. 4(1).

Kochtcheeva, L.V. and A. Singh. 2001. An Assessment of Risks and Threats to Human Health due to the Collapse/Degradation of the Ecosystem. In: Challenges and Strategies for Implementing the Ecosystem Approach to Human Health in Developing Countries. Ed-s. G. Feola and R. Bazzani. IRDC and UNEP, 17-29.

Kochtcheeva, L.V. and A. Singh. 2000. An Assessment of Risks and Threats to Human Health due to the Degradation of the Ecosystem. UNEP Report. UNEP/DEIA&EW/TR.00-1.


Ph.D. Political Science University of Oregon 2005

M.S. Political Science University of Oregon 2003

M.E.S. Environmental Policy The Evergreen State College 2000

B.S. Ecology and Nature Management Russian University of Peoples' Friendship 1998

Area(s) of Expertise

Dr. Kochtcheeva's academic interests and expertize include comparative politics, politics of post-Soviet and post-Communist countries, environmental politics and policy, regulation and administration, environmental democracy, political institutions, comparative social movements, and transitions to democracy. Her research is particularly focused on environmental regulatory policy issues, Russian politics, and globalization from comparative historical and institutionalist perspectives. Her current research centers on the nature of domestic responses to globalization and the linkages between globalization and environment.