Associate Professor Kate Crowley teaches and researches around the themes of environmental and climate change policy, public policy, green politics and minority government. She has previously worked as a secondary school teacher, a policy officer, an industrial relations consultant and a cross-country ski instructor. She is widely published in public policy and political science journals, and has edited 'Australian Environmental Policy: Studies in Decline and Devolution' [with Ken Walker], 'Environmental Policy Failure: The Australian Story' [with Ken Walker], 'Minority Government: The Liberal Green Experience in Tasmania' and 'Policy Analysis in Australia: the State of the Art' [with Brian Head]. Her most recent book is 'Public Policy Reconsidered: Complexity, Governance and the State' (2020 Policy Press Bristol) written with colleagues Jenny Stewart, Brian Head, and Adrian Kay. She is an Adjunct Associate Professor, Centre for Environmental Law, Meiji University, Tokyo.
Associate Professor Public and Environmental Policy, UTAS
University of Tasmania, PhD
Reconsidering Policy: Complexity, Governance and the State Kate Crowley, Jenny Stewart, Adrian Kay and Brian Head , Policy Press, Bristol.
Stepping Stone, Halfway House or Road to Nowhere? Green Support of Minority Government in Sweden, New Zealand and Australia [with S Moore], Government and Opposition http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/gov.2018.55
G Kennedy and K Crowley - Re-framing utilization focused evaluation: lessons for the Australian Aid programme? , Journal of Asian Public Policy https://doi.org/10.1080/17516234.2018.1501172.
Assessing Regional Climate Leadership in the East-Asia-Pacific Region: A Case Study on Australia and Japan [with A Nakamura], Environmental Management, Japan Environmental Management Association for Industry (JEMAI). 54 (10): 59-65 [in Japanese]
Designing a Community Renewable Energy (CRE) Strategy [with V Hann & A Nakamura], Environmental Management (JEMAI). 54 (11): 67-71 [in Japanese].
Defining Regional Climate Leadership: Learning from Comparative Analysis in the Asia Pacific [with A Nakumura], Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis 20(4):387-403.
The enduring challenge of "wicked problems": Revisiting Rittel and Webber [with BW Head], Policy Sciences. 50(4), 539-547.
Where Greens Support Conservatives: Lessons from the Rundle Minority Government in Tasmania 1996-98 [with M Tighe], Australian Journal of Politics & History 63(4): 572-587.
Up and down with climate politics 2013–2016: the repeal of carbon pricing in Australia, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change (Online) pp. 1-13. Vol 8(3).
Assessing Regional Climate Leadership [with A Nakamura], Environmental Management, 52 (5) pp. 64-69 [in Japanese]
Looking for a Way Out - backing away from dangerous climate change, Australian Review of Public Affairs (1/3) pp. 1-6.
Regional Climate Leadership [with A Nakamura], Environmental Management (Kankyou kanji - http://www.e-jemai.jp) 51(5), 44-48 [in Japanese]
Pricing Carbon: The Politics of Climate Change in Australia, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews Climate Change, 4(6): 603–613.
The Super Politics of Climate Change, Australian Journal of Political Science Vol 48(4): 528-535.
'Irresistible Force? Achieving Carbon Pricing in Australia, Australian Journal of Politics and History, Vol 59:3, 368-381.
Public Policy (160510)
Environment Policy (160507)
Environmental Politics (160605)
The Vice-Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Engagement in the Category of General Engagement with the Community (Climate Change and Sustainability), 2008, University of Tasmania.