Professor of Political Science
Associate Director of the Center for Applied Social Research
175 2 Partners Place
B.S., Linfield College, 1979
M.A., University of Rochester, 1981
Ph.D., University of Rochester, 1985
Teaching and Research Interests: Public Policy Methodology and Survey Research
Professor of Political Science and Associate Director, Center for Applied Social Research. AREAS OF INTEREST: Public Policy Theory and Analysis; Risk and Public Policy; National Security Policy; Energy Policy; Survey Research Methods and Applications. Most recent book (with Kerry Herron): Critical Masses and Critical Publics (University of Pittsburgh Press 2006); Most recent journal publications in Risk Analysis, Social Sciences Quarterly, British Journal of Political Science, International Studies Quarterly, and Journal of Conflict Resolution. Current Editor of Policy Studies Journal. Current research in progress concerning the tensions between political liberties and national security.