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Refereed Journal Articles
“Does Anyone Care About the Poor?: The Role of Redistribution in Mayoral Policy Agendas”, with Michelle Atherton, Nicole Crossey, Andrea Stickley and Meghan Rubado, State and Local Government Review 47:4 (December 2015): 240-254.
“Federalism and the Pennsylvania Legislature: Partisanship and Intergovernmental Priorities”, with Justin Gollob, Commonwealth: A Journal of Political Science 16:1 (September 2013): 21-40.
“Hippies, Feminists and NeoCons: Using the Big Lebowski to Find the Political in the Non-Political”, PS: Political Science & Politics 46:1 (January 2013): 129-136.
“The Effectiveness of Intergovernmental Lobbying Mechanisms in the American Federal System”, with Justin Gollob, Régionalisme & Fédéralisme / Regionalism & Federalism 12: 2012.
“Telegrams to Washington: Using Memorials to Congress as a Measure of State Attention to the Federal Policy Agenda”, with JustinGollob, State and Local Government Review, 42:3 (Fall 2010): 235-245.
“The Pennsylvania Policy Database Project: A Model for Comparative Analysis”, with Joseph McLaughlin, Paul Wolfgang, Justin Gollob, Jason Bossie, Jay Jennings and Michelle Atherton, State Politics and Policy Quarterly, 10:3 (Fall 2010): 320-336.
“Hardball: Local Government’s Foray Into Sports Franchise Ownership”, with Joseph Wm. Meder, Journal of Urban Affairs, 24:3 (Fall 2002), 353-368.
“Intergovernmental Lobbying for the Passage of TEA-21” with Joseph R. Marbach, Publius: The Journal of Federalism, 32:1 (Winter 2002), 45-64.
“Federalism, American Public Policy, and the Roberts Court”, in Ives Gandra da Silva Martins, Carlos Valder do Nascimento and Dirceo Torrecillas Ramos, editors, Studies in Contemporary Constitutional Law, Ilheus-Bahia, Brazil: Editora da UESC, 2014.
“American Federalism in Practice: Intergovernmental Cooperative Tension”, in Dirceo Torrecillas Ramos, editor, The Current Federalist – A Theory of Federalism, Brazil: Arraes Publishers Limited, 2013.
“The United States Senate”, in Joerg Luther, Paolo Passaglia and Rolando Tarachi, editors, A World of Second Chambers, Turin, Italy: Centre for Studies on Federalism, Fall 2006.
POLS 101: American Government and Politics
POLS 201: American State and Local Government
POLS 205: Public Policy
POLS 207: Power and Influence: Interest Groups in American Politics
POLS 215: Environmental Politics and Policy
POLS 288: The (Dis)United States: Conflict and Consensus in American Politics
POLS 288: The Politics and Policy of Higher Education Costs (Honors)
POLS 313: The American Presidency
POLS 314: Congress
POLS 320: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
POLS 394: Political Science Practicum
POLS 410/411: Senior Research
PA 503: Public Policy Analysis
PA 630: Urban Management and Politics
PA 650: Legislative Policy and Process
PA 694: Public Administration Internship