Professor and Director - Public Policy Graduate Program
bsteel@oregonstate.edu

Office: 541-737-6133

Bexell Hall

Bexell Hall 318

2251 SW Campus Way

2251 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
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Vita

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EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Political Science, Washington State University
  • M.A., Political Science, Washington State University
  • B.A., Government, Eastern Washington University

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2015 to present, Affiliate Professor, Master of Natural Resources, Oregon State University.
  • 2005 - Visiting Professor, Environmental Resource Management, American University in Bulgaria, Bulgaria.
  • 2005 to present - Affiliate Professor, Water Resources Management and Policy Graduate Program.
  • 2003 to present - Director, Public Policy Graduate Program, Oregon State University.
  • 2003 - Fulbright Scholar, Public Administration, University of Botswana, Botswana.
  • 2003 to present - Affiliate Professor, Marine Resource Management Program, Oregon State University.
  • 2001 - Professor, Political Science, Oregon State University.
  • 1998 to 2001 - Associate Professor, Political Science, Oregon State University.
  • 1998-present - Affiliate Professor, Environmental Sciences Graduate Program, Oregon State University.
  • 1995 to 1998 - Director, Master of Public Affairs Program, Washington State University.
  • 1995 to 1998 - Associate Professor, Political Science, Washington State University.
  • 1995 - Visiting Professor, Public Administration, Tribhuvan University, Nepal.
  • 1992 to 1995 - Assistant Professor, Political Science, Washington State University.
  • 1990 to 1992 - Visiting Assistant Professor, Political Science, Oregon State University.
  • 1984 to 1990 - Assistant Professor, Political Science, Oakland University.

RECENT GRANTS:

BOOKS:

RECENT ARTICLES & BOOK CHAPTERS:

  • Erika Allen Wolters, Brent S. Steel, S. Anderson, and Heather Moline, "The Future of Food: Understanding Public Preferences for the Management of Agricultural Resources." International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18(2021).https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18136707
  • Wolters, E.A.; Steel, B.S. “Environmental Efficacy, Climate Change Beliefs, Ideology, and Public Water Policy Preferences.” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18(2021) 7000. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18137000

  • Erika Allen Wolters, Brent S. Steel, and Rebecca L. Warner, “The Old West, the New West and the Next West?” Chapter 16 in Erika Allen Wolters and Brent S. Steel (coed.) Environmental Politics and Policy of Western Public Lands (Oregon State University Press, 2020).

  • Christopher Simon, Erika Allen Wolters, and Brent S. Steel, “Western Rebellion: Who Own’s the West?” Chapter 15 in Erika Allen Wolters and Brent S. Steel (coed.) Environmental Politics and Policy of Western Public Lands (Oregon State University Press, 2020).

  • Zehra Gardezi, Brent S. Steel, and Angela Lavado, "The Impact of Efficacy, Values, and Knowledge on Public Preferences Concerning Food-Energy-Environment Policy Tradeoffs," International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 17(2020). https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/17/22/8345/pdf

  • Alexandra Buylova, Brent S. Steel, and Christopher A. Simon, “Public Perceptions of Energy Scarcity and Support for New Energy Technologies: A Western U.S. Case Study,” Energies 13 (2020); https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/13/1/238

  • Erika Allen Wolters, Brent S. Steel, and Rebecca L. Warner, “Ideology and Value Determinants of Public Support for Energy Policies in the U.S.: A Focus on Western States,” Energies 13 (2020); https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1073/13/8/1890/pdf

  • Anna Karmazina and Brent S. Steel. “Public Familiarity with Geothermal Energy on the North American West Coast." Journal of Energy and Power Technology 20 (2019); doi:10.21926/jept.1904005

  • Suman Pant, Casey Taylor and Brent S. Steel, “Policy Process Theory for Rural Policy,” in M. Vittuari, J. Devlin, M. Pagani, J.L. Stallmann, and T.G. Johnson (eds), Handbook of International Comparative Rural Policy (Routledge Press, 2020).

  • Erika Allen Wolters and Brent S. Steel, “Why Comparative Rural Policy Studies? Comparative Theory and Methods,” in M. Vittuari, J. Devlin, M. Pagani, J.L. Stallmann, and T.G. Johnson (eds), Handbook of International Comparative Rural Policy (Routledge Press, 2020).

  • Brent S. Steel, Erika Allen Wolters and Rebecca L. Warner. 2019. “Public Preferences for Food-Energy-Water Tradeoffs in the Western U.S.,” Sustainability, Vol. 1; (2019): doi:10.3390/su11195200

  • Erika Allen Wolters, Brent S. Steel and Rebecca L. Warner, “The Food-Water-Energy Nexus and Household Behavior: An Oregon Case Study,” Journal of Rural Community and Development, Vol. 14, no. 3 (2019): https://journals.brandonu.ca/jrcd/article/view/1642

  • Leanne Giordono, Hilary Boudet, Anna Karmazina, Casey Taylor and Brent S. Steel, “Opposition Overblown? Community Response to Wind Energy in the Western United States,” Energy Research and Social Science (2018). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2018.05.016

  • Alexandra Buylova, Rebecca L. Warner, and Brent S. Steel, “The Oregon Context,” pp. 19-38 in E. Weber, P. Southwell, R. Clucas and M. Henkels (eds.) Oregon State and Local Politics: Innovation and Change (Oregon State University Press, 2018).

  • Abdullah Husain, Ethan Seltzer and Brent S. Steel, “Local Government,” pp. 153-172 in E. Weber, P. Southwell, R. Clucas and M. Henkels (eds.) Oregon State and Local Politics: Innovation and Change (Oregon State University Press, 2018).

 

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At OSU
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School of Public Policy
My Publications

2013

Book Chapter

Kneis, Philipp, and Brent S Steel. Evolution. Issues And Controversies In Science And Politics. Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2013. Print. Issues And Controversies In Science And Politics.

2007

Journal Article

Henderson, Sarah L, Brent S Steel, and Rebecca L Warner. Ngos And The Development Of Civil Society In Bulgaria And The U.s.: A Comparative Analysis. Innovation: The European Journal for Social Science Research 20 (2007): 35-52. Print. Innovation: The European Journal For Social Science Research.

2006

Journal Article