Paul E Rutledge

University of West Georgia
Political Science

1601 Maple St.
Carrollton, GA
30118
prutledg@westga.edu

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I primarily conduct research in the area of agenda setting, focusing on the president's ability to influence the policy agenda and comparative research on agenda setting.

Citation:
Baumgartner, Frank R, Heather A. Larsen-Price, Beth L. Leech, and Paul Rutledge. 2011. “Congressional and Presidential Effects on the Demand for Lobbying.” Political Research Quarterly 64(March): 3-16.
Citation:
Larsen-Price, Heather A. and Paul Rutledge. 2013. "Follow the Leader: Issue- Dependent Representation in American Political Institutions”. Congress and the Presidency 40:1-26.
Citation:
Rutledge, Paul and Heather A. Larsen-Price. 2014. “The President as Agenda-Setter in Chief:The Dynamics of Congressional and Presidential Agenda Setting.” Policy Studies Journal 42(3): 443-464.

Substantive Focus:
Comparative Public Policy PRIMARY

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

Keywords

PRESIDENTIAL AGENDA SETTING