I am an Assistant Professor in the Political Science Department of the University of Toronto and the University of Toronto ScarboroughI'm also an Affiliated Faculty member of the Environmental Governance Lab in the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, and a Research Fellow of the Earth System Governance project.

My research interests include global environmental politics, transnational private governance, international and comparative political economy, and European Union politics. 



Renckens, Stefan. 2020. Private Governance and Public Authority. Regulating Sustainability in a Global Economy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/private-governance-and-public-authority/85A9399D25F4FB7AAAF937A360D05AB4


Renckens, Stefan. 2019. The Instrumental Power of Transnational Private Governance: Interest Representation and Lobbying by Private Rule-Makers. Governance https://doi.org/10.1111/gove.12451

Renckens, Stefan and Graeme Auld. 2019. Structure, Path Dependence, and Adaptation: North-South Imbalances in Transnational Private Fisheries Governance. Ecological Economics 166.  https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921800918316173

Auld, Graeme and Stefan Renckens. 2019. Micro-Level Interactions in the Compliance Processes of Transnational Private Governance: The Market for Marine Stewardship Council Auditors and Assessors. In Stepan Wood et al., eds. Transnational Business Governance Interactions: Empowering Marginalized Actors and Enhancing Regulatory Quality. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.