Charles Davis

Contact Information

Phone: 970-491-6803


Office: B351 Clark Building

Role: Faculty

Position: Professor

  • U.S. Environmental Politics Public Policy


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.


PhD University of Houston


Theories of the Policy Process - 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 - 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.