- MPA and Ph.D. in Public Administration, Martin School of Public Policy and Administration, University of Kentucky
- Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics and Environmental Science, Taylor University
- Teaching and research interests include
- Budgeting and Public Finance
- Environmental Economics and Policy
- Information Technology
- Cooperated with various federal, state, and local agencies on
- Environmental and economic development projects
- Development and implementation of online surveys
“Choice in A World of New School Types.”
2013. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 32(4). Coauthored with J.S.
Butler, Eugenia Toma, and Ron Zimmer.
“Federal Environmental Regulation Impacts
on Local Economic Growth and Stability.” 2013. Economic Development Quarterly
27(3). Coauthored with Wenli Yan.
“Federal Environmental Policy and Local
Industrial Diversification: The Case of the Clean Air Act.” 2012. Regional
Studies 46(5). DOI: 10.1080/00343404.2010.509131 Coauthored with Wenli Yan.
Intergovernmental Fiscal Effects of the Clean Air Act.” 2011. Public Finance
Review 39(6), 810-830. DOI: 10.1177/1091142111414134
“Responses to Local Fiscal Shocks: Path
Dependency Effects of the Clean Air Act.” 2011. Public Finance and Management
and Technology: Addressing Changing Demands” Book Chapter in Chris Shea and G.
David Garson (eds.), Handbook of Public Information Systems, 3rd
ed. (CRC Press, 2010).
“Geographic Information System Applications
in the Public Sector” Book Chapter in G. David Garson (ed.), Modern Public
Information Technology: Issues and Challenges, (Idea Group Publishers, 2007).
Coauthored with T.R. Carr.
Testimony before the Michigan House
Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education, March 21, 2012