Dr Federica Genovese

Department of Government
Dr Federica Genovese
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    +44 (0) 1206 874106

  • Location

    5.425, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    AU Monday 1.30-3pm SP/SU Monday 2-4pm



Federica Genovese is a Lecturer at the Department of Government and the Eastern Academic Research Consortium (Eastern ARC) Lead for the Quantitative Social Sciences at University of Essex.Shehas a PhD in political science from University of Konstanz, andholds an MA from SAIS Johns Hopkins University and a BA from University of Toronto. Her research focuses on international organizations and international political economy, with particular attention to environmental policy, economic interdependence and international crises.


  • PhD University of Konstanz,


University of Essex

  • Lecturer, Government, University of Essex (31/8/2014 - present)

Other academic

  • Eastern ARC Quantitative Social Sciences Lead, University of Essex, University of Essex (1/9/2014 - present)

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Scientific Reasoning for the Social Sciences (GV110)

  • Environmental Politics (GV591)


Journal articles (8)

Bechtel, MM., Genovese, F. and Scheve, KF., Interests, Norms, and Support for the Provision of Global Public Goods: The Case of Climate Cooperation. British Journal of Political Science, 1-23

Genovese, F., Sectors, Pollution, and Trade: How Industrial Interests Shape Domestic Positions on Global Climate Agreements. International Studies Quarterly

Genovese, F., (2019). Politics @Pontifex: International Crises and Political Patterns of Papal Tweets. PS: Political Science and Politics. 52 (1), 7-13

Genovese, F. and Tvinnereim, E., (2018). Who Opposes Climate Regulation? Business Preferences for the European Emission Trading Scheme. Review of International Organizations

Genovese, F., Kern, FG. and Martin, C., (2017). Policy Alteration: Rethinking Diffusion Processes when Policies have Alternatives. International Studies Quarterly. 61 (2), 236-252

Genovese, F., Schneider, G. and Wassmann, P., (2016). The Eurotower Strikes Back. Comparative Political Studies. 49 (7), 939-967

Genovese, F., (2015). Politics ex cathedra: Religious authority and the Pope in modern international relations. Research & Politics. 2 (4), 205316801561280-205316801561280

Genovese, F., (2014). States? interests at international climate negotiations: new measures of bargaining positions. Environmental Politics. 23 (4), 610-631

Reports and Papers (1)

Bechtel, MM., Genovese, F. and Scheve, K., (2016). Interests, Norms and Support for the Provision of Global Public Goods: The Case of Climate Cooperation

Other (1)

Genovese, F., (2012).Capabilities or Strategy: Exploring the Determinants of National Success at the International Climate Negotiations

Grants and funding


Geographic Proximity, Emotions and Immigration Attitudes in Southern Italy

British Academy

+44 (0) 1206 874106


5.425, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

AU Monday 1.30-3pm SP/SU Monday 2-4pm