A total of 39 faculty members from the School of Public Policy (Economics, Political Science and Sociology) comprise the PhD faculty, serving the program in various functions.

 

Faculty Listing by Program:

 

Economics Program

Roland Eisenhuth
Assistant Professor

roland.eisenhuth@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-9515

 

Policy Areas: Social Policy; International Policy; Law, Crime, and Policy

PhD: Northwestern University

Professor Patrick Emerson Patrick Emerson
Professor

patrick.emerson@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-1479

Policy Areas: International development; industrial, labor, urban and environmental economics; policy analysis.

PhD: Cornell University

Rolf Färe
Professor

rolf.fare@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-8184

Policy Areas: Production theory and performance measurement.

PhD: University of Lund

Jenny Lin Jenny Lin
Assistant Professor

jenny.lin@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-1089

Policy Areas: International Policy

PhD: University of Michigan

Qinglai Meng
Associate Professor

Qinglai.Meng@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-8744

Policy Areas: Macroeconomics.

PhD: New York University

Todd Pugatch
Assistant Professor

todd.pugatch@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-6628

Policy Areas: Labor economics, development economics and education economics.

PhD: University of Michigan

Elizabeth Schroeder
Elizabeth Schroeder
Associate Professor

liz.schroeder@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-1476 

Policy Areas: Applied microeconomics and development.

PhD: Georgetown University

Assistant Professor Paul Thompson Paul Thompson
Assistant Professor

paul.thompson@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-8185

Policy Areas: Social Policy

PhD: Michigan State University

Carol Horton Tremblay
Professor

ctremblay@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-1468

Policy Areas: Public policy analysis, econometrics, economics of U.S. brewing industry.

PhD: Washington State University

Victor J. Tremblay
Professor

v.tremblay@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-1471

Policy Areas: Industrial organization, microeconomics, the economics of advertising, and the economics of the U.S. brewing and cigarette industries.

PhD: Washington State University

Political Science Program

Keith Baker Keith Baker
Assistant Professor

keith.baker@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-3648

Policy Areas: Governance, energy policy, nuclear power, public administration

PhD: University of Birmingham, UK

Amy Below Amy Below
Associate Professor

Amy.Below@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-6280

Policy Areas: International relations, foreign policy, foreign policy analysis, international environmental politics.

PhD: University of Southern California

bernell David Bernell
Associate Professor

david.bernell@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-2811

Policy Areas: International policy, foreign relations, energy, environment, Latin America

PhD: Johns Hopkins University

henderson Sarah Henderson
Associate Professor

sarah.henderson@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-6236

Policy Areas: Russia/Central and Eastern Europe, Democratization, Civil Society, Gender and Postcommunism

PhD: University of Colorado

Alison Johnston Alison Johnston
Assistant Professor

alison.johnston@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-6243 

Policy Areas: Comparative politics and economics, European politics and European Union politics

PhD: London School of Economics

Michael Jones

Michael Jones
Assistant Professor

michael.jones@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-2811 

Policy Areas: Narrative Policy Framework, policy process, environmental policy, social policy, science and technology 

PhD: University of Oklahoma

li Hua-Yu Li
Associate Professor

hua-yu.li@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-6235

Policy Areas: China's political economy in the early 1950s, Sino-Soviet relations, the CCP and its evolution and change.

PhD: Columbia University

solberg Rorie Solberg
Associate Professor

rorie.spillsolberg@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-2811

Policy Areas: Judicial Politics.

PhD: Ohio State University

steel Brent S. Steel
Professor & Graduate Program Director

bsteel@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-6133

Policy Areas: International and comparative environmental policy, comparative rural policy, science and scientists in the policy process, state and local governance.

PhD: Washington State
University

Christopher Stout
Assistant Professor

Christopher.Stout@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-2811

Policy Areas: Public opinion, polling accuracy, race and politics, minority voting behavior 

PhD: University of California, Irvine

valls Andrew Valls
Associate Professor

andrew.valls@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-9577

Policy Areas: Political theory, especially theories of justice and democracy, domestic and global inequality, race and ethnicity, environmental political theory.

PhD: University of Pittsburgh

weber Edward Weber
Ulysses Dubach Professor of Environmental Policy

Edward.Weber@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-2811

Policy Areas: Environmental politics and policy, public administration, science and politics.

PhD: University of Wisconsin, Madison

Sociology Program

Scott Akins Scott Akins
Associate Professor

sakins@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-5370

Policy Areas: Criminology and deviance, drug use and policy, research methods.

PhD: Washington State
University

Hilary Boudet Hilary Boudet
Assistant Professor

Hilary.Boudet@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-5375

Policy Areas: Social movements, environmental policy, energy policy.

PhD: Stanford University

Burkhardt Brett Burkhardt
Assistant Professor

brett.burkhardt@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-2310

Policy Areas: Sociology of law, law and society, political sociology, criminal justice and criminology. 

PhD: University of Wisconsin, Madison

Lori A. Cramer Lori Cramer
Associate Professor

lcramer@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-5382

Policy Areas: Natural resource sociology, environmental sociology, social impact assessment, rural sociology.

PhD: Utah State University

Mark Edwards Mark Edwards
Professor

medwards@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-5379

Policy Areas: Poverty and inequality, food security, sociology of housing, research methods.

PhD: University of Washington

Sally Gallagher Sally Gallagher
Professor

sgallagher@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-5367

Policy Areas: Work and family, gender, sociology of religion, international development.

PhD: University of Massachusetts,
Amherst

roger hammer Roger Hammer
Associate Professor

rhammer@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-5406

Policy Areas: Ecological demography, rural sociology, migration, housing.

PhD: University of Wisconsin,
Madison

Allison Hurst Allison Hurst
Assistant Professor

allison.hurst@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-3391

Policy Areas: Social Policy

PhD: University of Oregon

Michelle Inderbitzin Michelle Inderbitzin
Associate Professor

mli@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-8921

Policy Areas: Juvenile delinquency, criminology, deviant behavior and social control, sociology of education.

PhD: University of Washington

Kelsy Kretschmer
Assistant Professor

Kelsy.Kretschmer@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-3077 

Policy Areas: Social movements, gender inequality, organizations, political sociology 

PhD: University of California, Irvine

denise lach Denise Lach
Professor and Director of School of Public Policy

denise.lach@oregonstate.edu

Policy Areas: Environmental natural resource sociology, applied sociology including social impact assessment, program evaluation, and organizational development, organizational sociology, water conflict and dispute resolution.

PhD: University of Oregon

Dwaine Plaza Dwaine Plaza
Professor

dplaza@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-5369

Policy Areas: Caribbean studies, migration and settlement, race and ethnic relations.

PhD: York University (Canada)

Ana Spalding
Assistant Professor

Ana.Spalding@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-2073

Policy Areas: Marine and coastal policy, migration and development 

PhD: University of California, Santa Cruz

Rican Vue
Assistant Professor

Rican.Vue@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-2078

Policy Areas: Education policy 

PhD: University of California, Los Angeles

rebecca-warner Rebecca Warner
Professor

rwarner@oregonstate.edu
Phone: (541) 737-0732 

Policy Areas: Gender and family policy; science policy; comparative and international gender policy. 

PhD: Washington State University