Professor, Political Science
Dr. Opp's research interests include sustainability, local economic development, urban policy, and public administration. She is a "pracademic" that actively works to bridge the divide between the academy and the public sector. Over the course of her career she has worked with numerous public sector partners including the City of Fort Collins, Larimer County, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Department of Health and Human Services. She enjoys working to improve the administration of government and the effectiveness and efficiency of public policy. Her favorite part of her job is working with students to help them achieve both their academic and their professional goals.