Here, find a sampling of the scholarship produced by faculty in the University of Dayton Department of Political Science. To communicate with authors or to provide feedback, use the email address provided on the article's cover sheet.

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Submissions from 2016

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Slavery and Freedom in Theory and Practice, David Watkins

Submissions from 2015

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Blue City … Red City? A Comparison of Competing Theories of Core County Outcomes in U.S. Presidential Elections, 2000-2012, Joshua D. Ambrosius

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Review: 'Religion and Organization Theory', Joshua D. Ambrosius

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Separation of Church and Space: Religious Influences on Public Support for U.S. Space Exploration Policy, Joshua D. Ambrosius

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Who's Greener? Comparing Urban and Suburban Residents' Environmental Behaviour and Concern, Joshua D. Ambrosius and John I. Gilderbloom

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Forty years of Rent Control: Reexamining New Jersey's Moderate Local Policies after the Great Recession, Joshua D. Ambrosius, John I. Gilderbloom, William J. Steele, Wesley L. Meares, and Dennis Keating

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'People in Hell Want Slurpees': The Redefinition of the Zombie Genre through the Salvific Portrayal of Family on AMC's 'The Walking Dead', Joshua D. Ambrosius and Joesph M. Valenzano

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Thin vs. Thick Morality: Ethics and Gender in International Development Programs, Richard K. Ghere

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Contemporary Neighborhood Housing Dynamics in a Mid-Sized U.S. City: The Policy Consequences of Mismeasuring the Dependent Variable, Matthew J. Hanka, Joshua D. Ambrosius, John I. Gilderbloom, and Keith E. Wresinski

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'Argo' and 'Zero Dark Thirty': Film, Government, and Audiences, Michelle C. Pautz

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Institutionalizing Freedom as Nondomination: Democracy and the Role of the State, David Watkins

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Justice for Border Crossing Peoples, David Watkins

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Republicanism at Work: Strategies for Supporting Resistance to Domination in the Workplace, David Watkins

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Compared to What? Judicial Review and Other Veto Points in Contemporary Political Theory, David Watkins and Scott E. Lemieux

Submissions from 2014

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Review of 'God Talk: Experimenting with the Religious Causes of Public Opinion', Joshua D. Ambrosius

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Civil Servants on the Silver Screen: The Depiction of Government in American and Australian Cinema, Michelle C. Pautz

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Environmental Regulation, Michelle C. Pautz

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The Regulatory Interactions of Front-line Environmental Regulators, Michelle C. Pautz and Sara R. Rinfret

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Understanding State Rulemaking Processes: Developing Fracking Rules in Colorado, New York, and Ohio, Sara R. Rinfret, Jeffrey J. Cook, and Michelle C. Pautz

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U.S. Environmental Policy in Action: Practice and Implementation, Sara R. Rinfret and Michelle C. Pautz

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The Problem of State Intervention in Post-Abolition Slavery: A Critique of Consensus, Anthony Talbott and David Watkins

Submissions from 2013

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Review: 'Rob Bell and a New American Christianity', Joshua D. Ambrosius

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Ethics in Public Management, H. George Frederickson and Richard K. Ghere

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NGO Leadership and Human Rights, Richard K. Ghere

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Improving Food Safety through Self-Regulation: Experiences with Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) Systems in the Produce Industries, A. Bryce Hoflund and Michelle C. Pautz

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Policy Brief: UNSCR 1325: The Challenges of Framing Women’s Rights as a Security Matter, Natalie Florea Hudson

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Government on the Silver Screen: Contemporary American Cinema’s Depiction of Attractive, Capable Bureaucrats, Incompetent Cops, and Brave Soldiers, Michelle C. Pautz and Megan K. Warnement

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Attitudes and Perspectives of Front-line Workers in Environmental Policy: A Case Study of Ohio EPA and Wisconsin DNR, Sara R. Rinfret and Michelle C. Pautz

Submissions from 2012

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Investors: The Missing Piece in the Foreclosure Racial Gap Debate, John I. Gilderbloom, Joshua D. Ambrosius, Gregory D. Squires, Matthew J. Hanka, and Zachary E. Kenitzer

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Without Bias? Government Policy That Creates Fair and Equitable Property Tax Assessments, John I. Gilderbloom, Matthew J. Hanka, and Joshua D. Ambrosius

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The Practice of Government Public Relations, Mordecai Lee, Grant W. Neeley, and Kendra Stewart

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Their Views Matter: Frontline Environmental Regulators’ Perceptions of the Regulated Community in Ohio, Michelle C. Pautz

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The Lilliputians of Environmental Regulation: The Perspective of State Regulators, Michelle C. Pautz and Sara R. Rinfret

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Pursuing Trust in Environmental Regulatory Interactions: The Significance of Inspectors’ Interactions with the Regulated Community, Michelle C. Pautz and Carolyn Slott Wamsley

Submissions from 2011

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Religion, Politics, and Polity Replication: Religious Differences in Preferences for Institutional Design, Joshua D. Ambrosius

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Network Legitimacy and Accountability in a Developmental Perspective, Richard K. Ghere

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Challenging the Constitution: Convening a Mock Constitutional Convention for American Government Students, Michelle C. Pautz

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Reconsidering Accountability for Environmental Inspectors: Trading 'Compliance by Computer' for Relationship Building, Michelle C. Pautz

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Remembering the Regulators Themselves: Melding Administrative Procedures and Regulatory Theory, Michelle C. Pautz

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Making Sense of the Front Lines: Environmental Inspectors in Ohio and Wisconsin, Michelle C. Pautz and Sara R. Rinfret

Submissions from 2010

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Religion and Regionalism: Congregants, Culture and City-County Consolidation in Louisville, Kentucky, Joshua D. Ambrosius

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Back to Black … and Green? Location and Policy Interventions in Contemporary Neighborhood Housing Markets, Joshua D. Ambrosius, John I. Gilderbloom, and Matthew J. Hanka

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Gender, Human Security and the United Nations: Security Language as a Political Framework for Women, Natalie Florea Hudson

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Front-line Regulators and their Approach to Environmental Regulation in Southwest Ohio, Michelle C. Pautz

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Next-Generation Environmental Policy and the Implications for Environmental Inspectors: Are Fears of Regulatory Capture Warranted?, Michelle C. Pautz

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Are They Ready for Their Close-Up? Civil Servants and their Portrayal in Contemporary American Cinema, Michelle C. Pautz and Laura Roselle

Submissions from 2009

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Why Urbanists Need Religion, Joshua D. Ambrosius

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Historic Preservation’s Impact on Job Creation, Property Values, and Environmental Sustainability, John I. Gilderbloom, Matthew J. Hanka, and Joshua D. Ambrosius

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Citizen, Defend Thyself: An Individual-Level Analysis of Concealed-Weapon Permit Holders, M.V. Hood III and Grant W. Neeley

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The Effect of State Regulations on Truck-crash Fatalities, Grant W. Neeley and Lillard E. Richardson Jr.

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Key Considerations for the Future of American Environmental Policy, Michelle C. Pautz

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Perceptions of the Regulated Community in Environmental Policy: The View from Below, Michelle C. Pautz

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Trust Between Regulators and the Regulated: A Case Study of Environmental Inspectors and Facility Personnel in Virginia, Michelle C. Pautz

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Sarbanes-Oxley and the Relentless Pursuit of Government Accountability: The Perils of 21st Century Reform, Michelle C. Pautz and C. Patrick Washington

Submissions from 2008

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Administrative Reform in the United States: Toward Partnership in Governance, Angela M. Eikenberry and Michelle C. Pautz

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Policymaking from Below: The Role of Environmental Inspectors and Publics, Michelle C. Pautz and Marcy H. Schnitzer

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Can Deliberative Democracy Work in Hierarchical Organizations?, Jason Pierce, Grant W. Neeley, and Jeffrey Budziak

Submissions from 2005

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Perceived Risk and Citizen Preferences for Governmental Management of Routine Hazards, Brian J. Gerber and Grant W. Neeley

Submissions from 2003

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The State of Surveying Legislators: Dilemmas and Suggestions, Cherie Maestas, Grant W. Neeley, and Lillard E. Richardson Jr.

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Explaining Attitudes toward Binational Cooperation among Municipal Managers in the U.S.-Mexico Border Area, John P. Truman and Grant W. Neeley

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Public Management in the U.S.-Mexico Border Region: Toward Increased Cooperation Between Texas and Mexican Officials?, John P. Truman and Grant W. Neeley

Submissions from 2002

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The Decline in Average Weekly Cinema Attendance, 1930-2000, Michelle C. Pautz

Submissions from 2001

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The Effectiveness of Child Safety Seat Laws in the Fifty States, David J. Houston, Lillard E. Richardson Jr., and Grant W. Neeley

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Regulation and Rent-seeking: Understanding Attorney Certification, Irwin L. Morris and Grant W. Neeley

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Who is Early Voting? An Individual Level Examination, Grant W. Neeley and Lillard E. Richardson Jr.

Submissions from 2000

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Packin’ in the Hood? Examining Assumptions of Concealed-handgun Research, M.V. Hood III and Grant W. Neeley

Submissions from 1999

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Penny Pinching or Politics? The Line-item Veto and Military Construction Appropriations, M.V. Hood III, Irwin L. Morris, and Grant W. Neeley

Submissions from 1998

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Activists, Contributors, and Volunteers: The Participation Puzzle, Grant W. Neeley and Anthony J. Nownes

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Early Voting in Tennessee: Removing Barriers to Participation, Grant W. Neeley and Lillard E. Richardson Jr.

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Turnout and Partisanship in Tennessee Elections, Lillard E. Richardson Jr. and Grant W. Neeley

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Trends in Public Opinion, 1989-1996, John M. Scheb II, William Lyons, and Grant W. Neeley

Submissions from 1996

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Mandatory Seat Belt Laws in the States: A Study of Fatal and Severe Occupant Injuries, David J. Houston, Lillard E. Richardson Jr., and Grant W. Neeley

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Public Interest Group Entrepreneurship and Theories of Group Mobilization, Anthony J. Nownes and Grant W. Neeley

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Toward an Explanation of Public Interest Group Formation and Proliferation: ‘Seed Money,’ Disturbances, Entrepreneurship, and Patronage, Anthony J. Nownes and Grant W. Neeley

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Implementation of Early Voting, Lillard E. Richardson Jr. and Grant W. Neeley

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The Impact of Early Voting on Turnout: The 1994 Elections in Tennessee, Lillard E. Richardson Jr. and Grant W. Neeley

Submissions from 1995

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Legislating Traffic Safety: A Pooled Time Series Analysis, David J. Houston, Lillard E. Richardson Jr., and Grant W. Neeley

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Turnout Differences among Registered Voters, Lillard E. Richardson Jr. and Grant W. Neeley