Beverly A Cigler

Penn State Harrisburg
School of Public Affairs

1115 Stonegate Road
Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
United States

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My research interests are in intergovernmental relations, rimarily state-local relations, and emergency management, primarily mitigation policy and floods. I am currently working on manuscripts on state-county relations, professionalism, and the Flint water crisis.

Louise K. Comfort, Thomas A. Birkland, Beverly A. Cigler, and Earthea Nance. 2010. “Retrospectives and Prospectives on Hurricane Katrina: Five Years and Counting.” Public Administration Review (September/October): 669-678. (lead article in journal issue) “Rural Pennsylvania’s Rural Water and Wastewater Infrastructure.” 2010. Commonwealth: A Journal of Political Science. Special Policy Issue on Critical Infrastructure. Volume 9 (spring): 69-85. “Post-Katrina Hazard Mitigation on the Gulf Coast ” 2009. Public Organization Review, Volume 9, Issue 4: 325-341. “Mainstreaming Emergency Management into Public Administration,” 2009. Public Administration Review, Volume 69, Issue 6: 1172-1176. in journal issue) “International Intergovernmental Relations and Impacts on American Federalism,” 2012. In Networked Governance: The Future of Intergovernmental Management, Jack Meek and Kurt Thurmaier, eds., CQ Press: 227-248. “Not Just Another Special Interest: The Intergovernmental Lobby Revisited,”2011. In Allan J. Cigler and Burdette A. Loomis, eds. Interest Group Politics, 8th edition, CQ Press: 264-296. “Intergovernmental Lobbying: State of the Field.” 2011. In Burdette Loomis, Peter Francia, and Dara Strolovich, eds. Guide to Interest Groups and Lobbying in the United States, CQ Press: 209-319.

Substantive Focus:
Environmental Policy
Governance PRIMARY
Urban Public Policy SECONDARY

Theoretical Focus:
Policy Process Theory PRIMARY
Agenda-Setting, Adoption, and Implementation SECONDARY