Senior Lecturer, University of Exeter

Dr Coan is Senior Lecturer at Exeter’s Q-Step Centre for quantitative social sciences. His empirical work chiefly focuses on climate change communication and political extremism and has been published in journals such as Political Psychology, ISQ, or Global Environmental Change, and has been used by a range of prominent political actors from the UK and the US. His research develops advanced skills with data collection and organization, statistical analysis, and computational research methods.

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Recent publications

Constantine Boussalis and Travis G. Coan. 2016. \Text-mining the signals of climate change doubt." Global Environmental Change 36(2016): 89-100.
Mark Abdollahian, Zining Yang, Travis G. Coan, and Birol Yesilada. 2014. \Human Development Dynamics: an Agent Based Simulation of Macro Social Systems and Individual Heterogeneous Evolutionary Games." Forthcoming in Complex Adaptive Systems Modeling.
I. Glenn Cohen and Travis G. Coan. 2013 \Can You Buy Sperm Donor Identi_cation? An Experiment." Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 10(4):716-741.
Mark Abdollahian, Travis G. Coan, Hana Oh, and Birol Yesilada. 2012. \Dynamics of Cultural Change: the Human Development Perspective." International Studies Quarterly: 1-17.
Travis G. Coan and Tadeusz Kugler. 2012. \Foreign Direct Investment Is Local: Indian Provincial Politics and the Attraction of FDI." South Asia Economic Journal, 13: 27-50.

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