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Current Students

Kasey R. Baker
Degrees:
B.A. Political Science (University of North Carolina Asheville)
M.P.A Public Affairs (Western Carolina University)
Fields:
Environmental Policy & Politics, Public Administration, American State & Federal Policy, Media Relationss
Research Emphasis:
American environmental policy, renewable energy technologies, media relations pertaining to US environmental policy, State & Federal alternative energy subsidies, domestic & international water rights
Expected Graduation Date:
Fall 2017
Email:
Kasey.Baker@rams.colostate.edu

Jenna Bloxom
Degrees:
B.A. Political Science, Spanish (Wake Forest University)
M.A. Latin American Studies (University of Arizona)
Fields:
International Relations, Comparative Politics, Environmental Politics
Research Emphasis:
Energy and environmental security; renewable aviation fuel and water policy
Expected Graduation Date:
2014

Laura Bowman
Degrees:
BA, Political Science (Colorado State University)
Fields:
Public Administration & Policy, Environmental Policy & Politics
Research Emphasis:
Sustainability and Social Justice
Expected Graduation:
2014
Email:
lbowman@rams.colostate.edu

Jeff Cook
Degrees:
B.A. Environmental Policy and Planning, Political Science, and Public Administration (University of Wisconsin Green Bay)
M.S. Environmental Science and Policy (University of Wisconsin Green Bay)
Fields:
Environmental Politics, Public Administration and Policy, and American Politics.
Research Emphasis:
State and National Regulatory Policy, Interest Group Influence, Climate Change, and Energy Policy
Expected Graduation Date:
May 2016
Email:
jeffcook@colostate.edu

Megan DeMasters
Degrees:
BA International Studies ( Idaho State University)
M.P.A. Public Administration (University of Utah)
Fields:
American Politics Public Administration and Policy, Environmental Politics
Research Emphasis:
Environmental Politics, water policy
Expected Graduation Date:
2017

Jonathan Fisk
Degrees:
B. S. Political Science and Business Administration (Morningside College - Sioux City IA)
M.P.A. Public Administration (University of Kansas)
Fields:
American Politics, Public Administration and Policy, Environmental Politics Research
Research Emphasis:
Environmental politics, policy implementation, local government, citizen engagement, urban politics and sustainability, climate change
Expected Graduation Date:
2014
E-mail: jfisk@rams.colostate.edu

Zoe Fryer
Degrees:
B.A. Political Science pre-law, Environmental Studies (Western State College of Colorado)
Fields:
Political Theory, Environmental Policy
Research Emphasis:
Local government and democracy, environmental policy, and hydraulic fracturing
Expected Graduation Date:
2014
E-mail:
zoe.fryer@colostate.edu

Seth Greiner
Degrees:
B.A. History/Political Science (Metropolitan State University of Denver)
Fields:
Environmental Policy, Public Policy and Administration
Research Emphasis:
Public Lands Policy, Open Space Policy
Expected Graduation Date:
2014

Christopher P. Hansen
Degrees:
B.A. Political Science and Social Science (University of Northern Colorado)
Fields:
Environmental Politics, International Relations
Research Emphasis:
Local-global connections in environmental politics, critical theory
Expected Graduation Date:
Spring 2014
Email:
chris.hansen@colostate.edu

Katherine Heriot Hoffer
Degrees:
B.A. Philosophy (Metropolitan State College)
M.A. Political Science (Colorado State University)
Fields:
Environmental Politics and Policy, Public Administration / Public Policy, American Government and Politics
Research Emphasis:
Energy Politics and Policy, Public Lands
Expected Graduation Date:
2014
E-mail: katherine.hoffer@colostate.edu

Theresa Jedd
Degrees:
B.S. (University of Wyoming)
M.A. (Colorado State University)
Fields:
Environmental Politics, International Relations, Comparative Politics
Research Emphasis:
International Forest Governance and Non-binding Law, Environmental Monitoring
Expected Graduation Date:
Spring 2014
E-mail: Theresa.Jedd@colostate.edu

Colter H. Kinner
Degrees:
B.A. Political Science (University of Wyoming)
M.A. Political Science (Colorado State University)
Fields:
Environmental Politics and Policy; Public Administration and Policy; International Relations
Research Emphasis:
Environmental politics and policy, with focus on natural resource development, renewable energy development, and transboundary environmental problems.
Expected Graduation Date:
2014
E-mail: chkinner@lamar.colostate.edu

Cassandra L. Koerner
Degrees:
B.S. Natural Resource Conservation- University of Montana
M.P.A. Boise State University
Fields:
Environmental politics and policy, public administration, and American Government
Research Emphasis:
Environmental politics and policy including energy policy, forest management, fire policy and interagency cooperation to solve environmental issues.
Expected Graduation Date:
2016
Email:
cassandra.koerner@colostate.edu

Morgann Means
Degrees:
B.A. Political Science (Colorado Mesa University, 2010)
M.A. Political Science, 2013 (Colorado State University)
Fields:
Environmental Politics, Political Theory
Research Emphasis:
Environmental Political Theory, Sustainability, Ecofeminism, Social Ecology
Expected Graduation Date:
2017
E-mail: morgann.means@colostate.edu

Samantha Mosier
Degrees:
B.A. Public Affairs (Huntingdon College)
M.P.A. (Auburn University Montgomery)
Fields:
Public Administration, Public Policy, Environmental Policy, American Politics
Research Emphasis:
Policy Diffusion, Co-regulation/Governance, and State/Local/Regional Environmental Policy
Expected Graduation Date:
May 2014
E-mail: sam.mosier@colostate.edu

Ryan Odell
Degrees:
B.A. Political Science and Atmospheric/Oceanic Sciences (University of Colorado-Boulder)
Fields:
Environmental Politics and Policy; Public Administration and Policy
Expected Graduation Date:
2014
E-mail:
RyanP.Odell@colostate.edu

J T Stepleton
Degrees:
B.A. Government (New Mexico State University)
Fields:
American and Public Policy and Administration
Expected Graduation Date:
2013
E-mail:
jtsteple@colostate.edu

Chelsea Welker
Degrees:
B.A. Political Science and Philosophy (Indiana University, Purdue University-Indianapolis)
M.A. Political Science (Colorado State University)
Fields:
Political Theory, Environmental Policy, and Comparative Politics
Research Emphasis:
Politics of Decolonization and the Environment, Ecological/Environmental Justice, and Varieties of Ecocentrism
Expected Graduation Date:
2018
E-mail: Chelsea.Welker@colostate.edu