Anthony James Nownes

University of Tennessee
Political Science

Department of Political Science
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Knoxville, TN
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Currently I am conducting research on interest group populations and interest group adaptation over time. I am also working on a long-term project regarding the effects of celebrity involvement in politics.

Anthony J. Nownes. 2011. “Congress and Interest Groups.” In New Directions in Congressional Politics, ed. Jamie Carson. New York: Routledge.
Abstract: An overview of the literature on Congress and interest groups in the US.
Nownes, Anthony J. 2006. Total Lobbying: What Lobbyists Want (and How They Try to Get It). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.
Abstract: A study of lobbyist behavior at all levels of government.
Nownes, Anthony, and DeAlejandro, Krissy W. 2009. "Lobbying in the New Millenium: Continuity and Change in Three States." State Politics and Policy Quarterly 9: 429-455.
Abstract: An empiricial investigation of lobbyist behavior in three states.

Substantive Focus:
Environmental Policy
Governance PRIMARY
Social Policy SECONDARY

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