|2013 ‐ Present||Department Chair and Professor, Boise State University ‐ Department of Political Science|
|2008 ‐ 2012||Associate Professor, Boise State University ‐ Department of Political Science|
|2009 ‐ 2010||Fulbright Scholar, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil|
|2001 ‐ 2008||Assistant Professor, Boise State University ‐ Department of Political Science|
Honors and Awards
- 2008 Faculty Partner Award
- 2008 Distinguished Faculty Member
- 2009 - 2010 Fulbright Scholar at the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
- 2017 - Research Grant for "The Diffusion and Adaptation of Participatory Budgeting" Project ($105,000), Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex
- POLS 325: Latin American Politics
- POLS 333: Comparative Governments and Politics
- POLS 497: Special Topics - Comparative Public Policy
|2000||Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin|
|1991||B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz|
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Participation and the Poor: Social Accountability Institutions and Poverty Reduction ...
Conference Papers - Southern Political Science Association (2016)
Democracy, according to a large body of research, contributes to human development by improving citizens' lives (Prezeworkski et al. 2000; ...
Entering the State: Civil Society Activism and Participatory Governance in ...
Political Studies (2012)
Participatory governance programs, which institutionalize government–civil society interactions through the promotion of public deliberation and decision making, are being adopted ...
Can Participatory Institutions Promote Pluralism? Mobilizing Low-Income Citizens in Brazil
Comparative International Development (2007)
Participatory decisionmaking institutions have proliferated across the developing world during the past decade as governments and civil society organizations sought ...
Expanding Accountability Through Participatory Institutions: Mayors, Citizens, and Budgeting in ...
Latin American Politics and Society (2004)
As new political institutions provide Brazilians with unprecedented access to policymaking and decisionmaking venues, politicians and activists have undertaken reform ...
Contributions to Books (3)
Contribution to Book
Participative Institutions in Brazil: Mayors and the Expansion of Accountability ...
Widening Democracy: Citizens and Participatory Schemes in Brazil and Chile (2009)
Citizens and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) play a more prominent role in Latin America's new democratic regimes than under previous ...