Recent SPP Faculty Activity

From time to time we’ll be posting items about Public Policy faculty — recent publications, grants, etc.  Students and friends of the School are invited to return frequently for updates for information about the activities of the faculty during the past few years.

Below:  Kirkman, Walsh, Noonan, Norton, Fox, Kingsley, Barke, Levine

ROBERT KIRKMAN

  • Robert Kirkman, “At Home in the Seamless Web: Agency, Obduracy, and the Ethics of Metropolitan Growth” Science, Technology & Human Values 34 (2009): 234-58.
  • Robert Kirkman, “Teaching for Imagination: Assessment of a Course in Environmental Ethics” Teaching Philosophy 31 (2008):333-350.
  • Robert Kirkman, “Failures of Imagination: Stuck and Out of Luck in Metropolitan America” Ethics, Place and Environment 11 (2008):17-32.
  • Robert Kirkman, “Environmental Politics,” in J. Baird Callicott and Robert Frodeman, eds., The Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy (New York: Gale Cengage Learning, 2009),  vol. 1, pp. 390-393.
  • Robert Kirkman, “Evolution,” in J. Baird Callicott and Robert Frodeman, eds., The Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy (New York: Gale Cengage Learning, 2009), vol. 1, pp. 409-411.
  • Robert Kirkman, “Urban Environments,” in J. Baird Callicott and Robert Frodeman, eds., The Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy (New York: Gale Cengage Learning, 2009), vol. 2, pp. 346-349.

JOHN WALSH

  • 2008. Cohen, W.M. and J.P. Walsh. “Real impediments to biomedical research.” Innovation Policy and the Economy 8:1-30.
  • 2009. Hong, Wei and John P. Walsh. “For Money or Glory?:  Commercialization,Competition and Secrecy in the Entrepreneurial University.” Sociological Quarterly 50:145-171.

Grants

  • “The Division of Innovative Labor” NSF and Kauffman Foundation (Arora, Cohen, Walsh, PIs) 2008-10

DOUG NOONAN

  • Krupka, Douglas J. and Douglas S. Noonan.  2009.  “Empowerment Zones, Neighborhood Change and Owner Occupied Housing.”  Forthcoming in Regional Science and Urban Economics.
  • Noonan, Douglas S.  2009.  “Evaluating Price Effects of Historic Preservation Policies: Landmark Preservation in Chicago, 1990-1999,” in Luigi Fusco Girard and Peter Nijkamp (eds), Cultural Tourism and Sustainable Local Development. Aldershot: Ashgate, forthcoming 2009.
  • Noonan, Douglas S.  2008.  “Free Market Environmentalism.”  in J. Baird Callicott and Robert Frodeman (eds.) Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy.  Macmillan Reference, USA.
  • Noonan, Douglas S.  2008.  “Evidence of Environmental Justice: A Critical Perspective on the Practice of EJ Research and Lessons for Policy Design.”  Social Science Quarterly 89 (5): 1154 – 1174.
  • Noonan, Douglas S. and Jennifer Chirico.  Forthcoming.  “Air Today, Gone Tomorrow: Atlanta’s Air Quality Past and Future.” in City of Atlanta: Recent Trends and Future Prospects, David Sjoquist, ed.  Forthcoming from Lexington Press.
  • Baker, Paul M.A., Douglas S. Noonan, Art Seavey, and Nathan C. Moon.  2009.  “State-Level Variations in Open Source Policies.” Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Public Policy working paper 49.
  • Noonan, Douglas S. and Douglas J. Krupka. “Determinants of Historic and Cultural Landmark Designation: Why We Preserve What We Preserve.”  IZA Discussion Paper No. 3777.  October 2008.
  • Kirkman, Robert and Douglas S. Noonan.  2008.  “On Being Stuck: Looking for the Limits of Ethics in the Built Environment.”  Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Public Policy working paper 33.

Grants pending or ongoing:

  • To Go Green or Not Go Green? Factors Involved with the Decision to Include Green Design when Implementing a New Building Project – National Science Foundation
  • Cooperative Institute on Satellite Climate Studies – National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Geography of OSS – Kauffman Foundation
  • The Direct Impacts of Air Quality Policies on Households – National Research Initiativ

MARY FRANK FOX

  • Mary Frank Fox, Gerhard Sonnert, and Irina Nikiforova. “Successful Programs for Undergraduate Women in Science and Engineering:  Adapting vs. Adopting the Institutional Environment.”  Research in Higher Education 50 (June 2009): 333-353.
  • Mary Frank Fox.  “Women and Men Faculty in Academic Science and Engineering:  Social-Organizational Indicators and Implications.”  American Behavioral Scientist 51 (forthcoming 2009).
  • Mary Frank Fox.  “Collaboration between Science and Social Science.”  Research in Social Problems and Public Policy 16 (2008): 17-30.
  • Mary Frank Fox.  “Institutional Transformation and the Advancement of Women Faculty:  The Case of Academic Science and Engineering.”  In Higher Education:  Handbook of Theory and Research, vol. 23.  Edited by J. C. Smart.  Springer Publishers, 2008.
  • Gerhard Sonnert, Mary Frank Fox, and Kristen Adkins.  “Undergraduate Women in Science and Engineering:  Effects of Faculty, Fields, and Institutions Over Time.”  Social Science Quarterly 88 (December 2007): 1333-1356.
  • Mary Frank Fox and Sushanta Mohapatra.  “Social-Organizational Characteristics of Work and Publication Productivity Among Academic Scientists in Doctoral-Granting Departments.”  The Journal of Higher Education 78 (Sept/Oct 2007): 542-571.
  • Mary Frank Fox, Carol Colatrella, David McDowell, and Mary Lynn Realff.  “Equity in Tenure and Promotion:  An Integrated Institutional Approach”  In Transforming Science and Engineering:  Advancing Academic Women.  Edited by A. Stewart, J. Malley, and D. LaVaque-Manty.  Ann Arbor, Michigan:  The University of Michigan Press, 2007.
  • Mary Lynn Realff, Carol Colatrella, and Mary Frank Fox.  “Inter-connected Networks for Advancement in Academic Science and Engineering:  Theory, Practices, and Implementation.”  In Transforming Science and Engineering:  Advancing Academic Women.  Edited by A. Stewart, J. Malley, and D. LaVaque-Manty.  Ann Arbor, Michigan:  The University of Michigan Press, 2007.

RICHARD BARKE

  • Carol Silva, Hank Jenkins-Smith, and Richard Barke, “Reconciling Scientists’ Beliefs about Radiation Risks and Social Norms: Explaining Preferred Radiation Protection Standards,” Risk Analysis, 27 (June, 2007): 755-773.
  • Richard Barke, “Balancing Uncertain Risks and Benefits in Human Subjects Research,” Science, Technology, and Human Values, 34 (May 2009): 337-364. DOI 10.1177/0162243908328760

Grants:

  • “Representations of Active Nanostructures Across Scientific, Popular, and Policy Realms of Discourse,” National Science Foundation (with Lisa Yaszek, Alan Porter, and Jud Ready), 2007-2009
  • “Effective Ethical Oversight of Emerging Technologies:  Lessons from the Stem Cell States” National Institutes of Health (with Aaron Levine), 2009-2011, pending.

BRYAN NORTON

  • Norton, Bryan G.  (2008).  “Toward a Policy-Relevant Definition of Biodiversity,” in Saving Biological Diversity: Balancing Protection of Endangered Species and Ecosystems, Edited by R, Askins, G. Dreyer, G. Visgilio and D. Whitelaw.  New York, Springer.
  • Norton, Bryan G. “Convergence and Divergence: The Convergence Hypothesis Twenty Years Later,” response to critics in Nature in Common, edited  by Ben Minteer, Temple University Press, forthcoming.
  • Warburton, Bruce, and Bryan Norton. (2009) “Toward a Knowledge-Based Ethic for Vertebrate Pest Management,” Wildlife Management.
  • Norton, Bryan G. (2008)  “Beyond Positivist Ecology:  Toward an Integrated Ecological Ethics.” Science and Engineering  Ethics.
  • “Environmental Values: An Appreciation.”  2008.  Environmental Values (Invited essay upon the retirement of the founding editor of Environmental Values, Alan Holland.)
  • Norton, Bryan G.  forthcoming.  “Convergence, Noninstrumental Value, and the Semantics of ‘Love’:  A Reply to McShane.” Environmental Values Volume 17, No. 1) 2008.

GORDON KINGSLEY

  • Basurto, X. Kingsley, G. McQueen, K. Smith, M. Weible, C.M. A Systematic Approach to Institutional Analysis. Applying Crawford and Ostrom’s Grammar. Political Research Quarterly. April, 14, 2009, DOI: 10.1177/1065912909334430 (currently available on-line and will be in press later this year).
  • Feeney, M. and Kingsley, G. 2008. “The Rebirth of Patronage: Have We Come Full Circle?”  Public Integrity, 10, 2, 165-176.
  • Ponomariov, B. and Kingsley, G.  2008.  “Applicability of the Transaction Cost Normative Model of Strategic Outsourcing in the Public Sector: The Case of a State Transportation Agency.” Public Organization Review, 8, 3, 253-272.
  • Gen, S. and Kingsley, G. 2007  “Effects of Contracting Out Engineering Services over Time in a State Department of Transportation.” Public Works Management and Policy. 12, 331-343.

(All co-authors are current or former students)

AARON LEVINE

  • Levine AD (2008). “Policy considerations for states supporting stem cell research: Evidence from a survey of stem cell scientists.” Public Administration Review. 68(4): 681-94.
  • Levine AD (2008). “Identifying under- and over-performing countries in research related to human embryonic stem cells.” Cell Stem Cell 2(6): 521-4.

Grant:

  • “Effective Ethical Oversight of Emerging Technologies:  Lessons from the Stem Cell States” National Institutes of Health (with Richard Barke), 2009-2011, pending.
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