Justin A. Tucker

California State University, Fullerton
Division of Politics, Administration, and Justice

800 N. State College Boulevard
Fullerton, California

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I have broad interests in policy adoption and diffusion, policy analysis, and government involvement in voluntary environmental governance. My current research examines the relationship between public opinion, affluence, and proximity to environmental hazards.

“California Environmental Policy” 2015. In California Government in National Perspective, 8th ed. Yuan Ting, Shelly Arsneault, and Stephen Stambough, eds. Dubuque IA: Kendall Hunt.
Fiber-Ostrow, Pamela, and Justin A. Tucker. 2013. “Third Strikers under Three Strikes and You’re Out: Politics and Prosecutions.” California Journal of Politics and Policy 5(2):168-205.
Tucker, Justin A., James Stoutenborough and R. Matthew Beverlin. 2012. "Geographic Proximity in the Diffusion of Concealed Weapons Permit Laws” Politics & Policy 40:1081-1105.
Whitford, Andrew and Justin A. Tucker. 2012. “Focal Points in Public Policy: Evidence from Voluntary Regulation” Review of Policy Research 29:281-299.
Whitford, Andrew and Justin A. Tucker. 2009 “Technology and the Evolution of the Regulatory State” with Andrew Whitford. Comparative Political Studies 42:1567-1590.
Tucker, Justin A, and Andrew Whitford. 2008 “Regulation, Business, and Commerce” In Political Encyclopedia of U.S. States and Regions. Donald Haider-Markel, ed. Washington D.C.: CQ Press

Substantive Focus:
Environmental Policy SECONDARY
Science and Technology Policy
Comparative Public Policy PRIMARY

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