Knowledge Organizations and STS

Available in draft format:

“Strategic Transformation in Public Health: In the Case of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.” Available at SSRN.


“Designing Systems for the Co-Production of Public Knowledge: Considerations for National Statistical Systems,” with Derrick Anderson. Policy Design and Practice. x(xx):xx-xx. n.d.

“The Regulation of Student Financial Aid: Who Bears What Costs Matters Most,” with Janet S. Whitford. University of Florida Journal of Law & Public Policy. x(xx):xx-xx. n.d.

“Developing Knowledge States: Technology and the Enhancement of National Statistical Capacity,” with Derrick Anderson. Review of Policy Research. 34(3):400-420. 2017.

Above Politics: Bureaucratic Discretion and Credible Commitment, with Gary J. Miller. Cambridge University Press. Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions Series. 2016.

“The Institutional Design Frontiers of Publicness and University Performance,” with Derrick Anderson. Public Administration Review. 76(5):753-755. 2016.

“Information and Uncertainty in Policy Implementation: Evidence from the Implementation of EPA Waivers.” Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. 24(2):267-288. 2014.

“Separation and Integration in Public Health: Evidence from Organizational Structure in the States,” with Amber Sinclair. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. 23(1):55-77. 2013.

“Policy Windows, Public Opinion, and Policy Ideas: The Evolution of No Child Left Behind,” with Vasil Jaiani. Quality Assurance in Education. 19(1):8-27. 2011.

“Experimental Methods and their Critics,” with Gary J. Miller. In The Oxford Handbook of American Bureaucracy, edited by Robert F. Durant. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2010.

“Institutional Design and Information Revelation: Evidence from Environmental Right-to-Know.” Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. 19(2):189-205. 2009.

“Perceiving Credible Commitments: How Independent Regulators Shape Elite Perceptions of Regulatory Quality,” with Anthony M. Bertelli. British Journal of Political Science. 39(3):517-537. 2009.

“Technology and the Evolution of the Regulatory State,” with Justin A. Tucker. Comparative Political Studies. 42(12):1567-1590. 2009.

“Presidential Attention to Independent Regulators in the Bush Era.” In President George W. Bush’s Influence over Bureaucracy and Policy: Extraordinary Times, Extraordinary Powers, edited by Colin Provost and Paul Teske. New York: Palgrave-Macmillan. 2009.

“Extra-judicial Decision-making for Drug Safety and Risk Management: Evidence from the FDA,” with Hazel McMullin. Northwestern University Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property. 5(2):250-264. 2007.

“Organisational Dilemmas of the U.S. EPA: Why Structures Matter for Environmental Protection,” with Richard Arnold. Environmental Politics. 14(1):142-147. 2005.