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Featured Policy Experts


Christine Rothmayr Allison

Universite de Montreal
Departement de Science Politique

Substantive Focus:
Law and Policy
Governance
Health Policy
Science and Technology Policy
Comparative Public Policy

Theoretical Focus:
Policy Process Theory
Agenda-Setting, Adoption, and Implementation
Policy Analysis and Evaluation

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Greg Chen

Baruch College, City University of New York
School of Public Affairs

Substantive Focus:
Economic Policy
Education Policy
Governance
Health Policy
Social Policy
Comparative Public Policy

Theoretical Focus:
Policy Analysis and Evaluation

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Public Policy Section Award Winners


Peter J. May

University of Washington



Ashley E. Jochim

University of Washington



Joshua Sapotichne

Michigan State University

Theodore J. Lowi Policy Studies Journal Best Article Award to recognize an article of particular distinction published in PSJ.

"Constructing Homeland Security: An Anemic Policy Regime," Policy Studies Journal 39 (2), 2011: 285-307.