Rick S. Kurtz

Ferris State University
College of Arts and Sciences

820 Campus Drive, ASC 3052K
Big Rapids, MI
USA
49307
Kurtzr@ferris.edu

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My research agenda focuses upon the intersection of public policy implementation and administration. Specific areas of current research address matters of public lands management, oil and gas transportation and safety.

Citation:
Kurtz, Rick S. 2013. "Oil Spill Causation and the Deepwater Horizon Spill." Review of Policy Research 30:4.
Citation:
Kurtz, Rick S. 2011. “Oil Pipeline Regulation, Culture and Integrity: The 2006 BP North Slope Oil Spill.” Public Integrity 13:1.
Citation:
Kurtz, Rick S. 2011. “New Public Management and Crisis Mitigation: the 2007 M/V Cosco Busan Incident.” International Journal of Public Administration 34:1.

Substantive Focus:
Energy and Natural Resource Policy PRIMARY
Environmental Policy SECONDARY
Science and Technology Policy

Theoretical Focus:
Agenda-Setting, Adoption, and Implementation PRIMARY
Policy Analysis and Evaluation SECONDARY

Keywords

ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE COASTAL OIL SPILLS OIL AND GAS PIPELINE REGULATION RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONAL INTEGRITY PIPELINE REGULATION