Robert Duffy

Contact Information

Phone: 970-491-5304


Office: Clark B 350

Role: Faculty

Position: Professor

  • American Politics and Public Policy


Robert Duffy is a Professor in the Political Science Department. His courses include U.S. Environmental Policy and the Politics of Organized Interests. His research has focused on a variety of environmental and energy issues as well as the role of organized interests in federal elections. His most recent book with the late Gary Bryner is Integrating Climate Energy and Air Pollution Policy published by MIT Press.




POLS 361 U.S. Environmental Policy

Examination of environmental policy making and implementation in the U.S, including the role of public opinion, interest groups and national and state institutions. Course also covers federal environmental policies as well as a variety of normative approaches to environmental issues.

The Politics of Organized Interests