• Charles Davis •
||PhD, University of Houston
||U.S. Environmental Politics, Public Policy
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Charles Davis is a Professor in the Political Science Department. His research interests include energy and public lands policymaking. He teaches U.S. Environmental Politics and Policy, Theories of the Policy Process, Environmental Policy and Administration, Regulation in the Public Sector and Introduction to State and Local Government.
Theories of the Policy Process – download syllabus
This course deals with theories of public policy within U.S. politics. I focus on concepts and approaches to the study of policy, including key phases of the policy cycle as well as differing frameworks used in the explanation of public policy decisions.
Environmental Policy and Administration – download syllabus
This course examines the relationships between institutional decisions, administrative processes and the implementation of environmental policies in the United States, using examples drawn from natural resources, energy and pollution control programs.