Samantha Mosier

Missouri State University
Political Science

901 S National Ave
Springfield, MO
USA
65897
smosier@missouristate.edu

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My research focuses on innovative approaches to regulatory policy design and the spread of innovative policies among US states and localities. This includes examination of local voluntary environmental programs, adoption of organic food and agriculture policy among US States, university-community partnerships, and local environmental policy and performance.

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Opp, Susan M., Samantha L. Mosier, and Jeffrey L. Osgood (with Mark W. Davis). Forthcoming 2018. Performance Measurement in Sustainability Programs: Lessons from American Cities. American Society for Public Administration Book Series in Public Administration and Public Policy.
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Opp, Susan M. and Samantha L. Mosier. 2017. Counting Money: Cities Love Climate Policies If They Generate Local Benefits. Public Administration Review’s “Speak Your Mind” Symposium on Climate Change and Public Administration.
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Mosier, Samantha L. 2017. Creating Organic Standards in U.S. States: The Diffusion of State Organic Food and Agriculture Legislation. Lexington Books.
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Mosier, Samantha L., and Dawn Thilmany. 2016. Diffusion of Food Policy in the U.S.: The Case of Organic Certification. Food Policy, 61:80-91.
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Mosier, Samantha. 2015. "Does the Gown Help the Town? Examining Town-Gown Relationship Influence on Local Environmental Sustainability." International Journal of Public Administration 38 (11):769-781.
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Mosier, Samantha, Opp, Susan M. and Jeffery Osgood, Jr. 2013. "Cummins Filtration and the City of Cookeville (TN) Unplugged "Challenge: A P3 for Energy Efficiency." Local Economic Development and the Environment: Finding the Common Ground. ASPA Series on Public Administration and Public Policy. Taylor and Francis Press.
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Mosier, Samantha and Jonathan Fisk. 2013. "Can Local Voluntary Environmental Programs ‘Work’?: An Examination of the City of Fort Collins' (Colorado) Climate Wise Program." Environmental Management 51 (5):969-987.
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Mosier, Samantha. 2013. "Cookies, Candy and Coke: Examining State Sweetened-Beverage Tax Policy from a Multiple Streams Approach." International Review of Public Administration 18 (1):93-120.

Substantive Focus:
Environmental Policy PRIMARY
Governance SECONDARY

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

Keywords

ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY LOCAL SUSTAINABILITY UNIVERSITY-COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS ORGANIC FOOD ORGANIC AGRICULTURE AGRICULTURE POLICY FOOD POLICY POLICY PROCESS GOVERNANCE IMPLEMENTATION PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT