Samantha L. Mosier is an Assistant Professor at Missouri State University in the Department of Political Science. She teaches a combination of undergraduate and MPA graduate courses on American government, environmental policy and politics, public administration, and public policy. Her research focuses on subnational environmental policy, U.S. food and agriculture policy, and public policy theory and analysis. Aside from teaching and research, Samantha is also active promoting sustainability on the MSU campus and serves on the Parks Board for the City of Willard, MO. The training and experiences gained while at CSU greatly impacted the nature her research and service in the community.