CHRISTOPHER A SIMON portrait
  • Professor, Political Science Department
  • Affiliate Faculty, Global Change and Sustainability Center
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Publications

  • Christopher A. Simon & Michael C. Moltz (2019). Is Progressivism Going Native In The United States?. [Website/Blog] URL https://sciencetrends.com/is-progressivism-going-native-in-the-united-states/. Published, 04/15/2019.
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  • Simon, Christopher, Steel, Brent & Lovrich, Nicholas (2018). State and Local Government: Sustainability in the 21st Century, 2nd Edition. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University Press (Open OSU). Accepted, 08/23/2018.
  • Christopher A. Simon & Michael C. Moltz (2018). Going Native? Examining Nativity and Public Opinion of Environment, Alternative Energy, and Science Policy Expenditures in the United States . Energy Research & Social Science. Vol. 46, 296-302. Published, 08/13/2018.
  • Nicholas Lovrich, John C. Pierce & Christopher A. Simon (2017). "Cultural Sources of County-Level Support for Cannabis Legalization: A 12-State Analysis of County Patterns of Voting to Legalize Medical and Recreational Marijuana" In Legalizing Marijuana: A Shift in Policies Across America, 2nd Ed. Nancy Marion and Joshua Hill, Editors. . Carolina Academic Press, Durham, NC. Accepted, 11/21/2017.
  • Christopher A. Simon, Nicholas P. Lovrich, Baodong Liu & Yehua Dennis Wei (2017). Citizen Support for Military Expenditure Post 9/11: Exploring the Role of Race, Ethnicity, and Place of Birth. Armed Forces & Society. Vol. 44, 688-706. Published, 10/17/2017.
  • Christopher A. Simon, Richard E. Matland, Dane Wendell & Raymond Tatalovich (2017). Voting Turnout and Referendum Outcomes on Same-Sex Marriage, 1998-2015. Social Science Quarterly. Published, 10/16/2017.
  • Public Policy: Preferences and Outcomes, 3rd Edition. New York: Routledge. Published, 08/17/2017.
  • Yehua Dennis Wei, Xiao Weiye, Christopher A. Simon & Baodong Liu (2017). Neighborhood, Race, and Educational Inequality. Cities. Published, 08/16/2017.
  • "Social Capital, Race and Income Inequality in the United States" Sustainability. Published, 03/02/2017.
  • The Energy Security Dilemma: US Policy and Practice. New York: Routledge Press. Published, 05/02/2016.
  • Public Opinion and Democratic Party Ownership of Prosperity: The Political Legacy of the Great Depression, 1955-2013. American Politics Research. Accepted, 02/26/2015.
  • The Social and Environmental Costs of Energy Development: Risks and Ethical Considerations in Lina Svedin, Ed. Ethics in Risk Management. Accepted, 12/08/2014.
  • Theories of Citizen Support for Military Expenditure in Comparative Context: A Longitudinal Analysis of Public Opinion in Ontario, Canada 1999-2003, Journal of Political & Military Sociology: An Annual Review. Accepted, 10/03/2014.
  • State and Regulatory Policy Structures. In Steel, Brent, ed. Issues and Controversies in Science and Politics. Washington, DC: CQ Press. Published, 09/2014.
  • Renewable Energy. In Steel, Brent, ed. Issues and Controversies in Science and Politics. Washington, DC: CQ Press. Published, 09/2014.
  • Book Review: Schuman, Sharon 2014. Freedom and Dialogue in a Polarized World. Public Integrity 16(3): 320-323. Published, 07/01/2014.
  • Party, Ideology, and Deficits: Provincial Fiscal Policy and the Cameron Thesis 1966-2009. Canadian Journal of Political Science. Published, 05/2014.
  • “The Influence of Job Attributes and Culture on Job Productivity: Comparing the Views of Public Servants in Asia Pacific and the US.” Review of Public Personnel Administration. Published, 03/19/2013.
  • MPA Program Partnerships with Nonprofit Organizations: Benefits to MPA Programs, MPA Students and Graduates, Nonprofit Organizations, and Communities. Journal of Public Affairs Education, Forthcoming. Published, 03/2013.
  • Review of Private Management and Public Policy: The Principle of Public Responsibility (2013), by LEE E. PRESTON and JAMES E. POST, To be published in the journal Public Integrity. Accepted, 11/2012.
  • State and Local Government: Sustainability in the 21st Century. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN-13: 9780199752003. Published, 01/2011.
  • Simon, Christopher A., Steel, Brent S., and Nicholas P. Lovrich 2011. State and Local Government: Sustainability in the 21st Century. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN-13: 9780199752003. Published, 07/25/2010.
  • Simon, Christopher A. and Nicholas P. Lovrich 2010. Support for Military Expenditures: A Pooled Time Series Analysis of Public Opinion Prior to and Following September 11, 2001, Armed Forces & Society 36(3): 454-480. Published, 04/2010.
  • Simon, Christopher A. 2010. Public Policy: Preferences and Outcomes, 2nd Edition. New York: Longman. ISBN-13: 9780205744824. Published, 2010.

Presentations

  • Simon, Christopher A., Moltz, M., and Lovrich, N. 2019. Police use of force and nativity: Revisiting standing evidence of public opinion of police use of force and considering the role of respondents’ place of birth. To be presented at the Annual Meeting of the New England Political Science Association, Portland, ME, April 25-27, 2019. Conference Paper, Accepted, 04/09/2019.
  • Lovrich, Nicholas, P., Pierce, John C., Simon, Christopher A., & Chavez, Maria L. Immigration Politics: The Adoption of Sanctuary Ordinances and Anti-Immigrant Settlement Policies in the US, Annual Meeting of the Pacific Northwest Political Science Association, Bend, Oregon . Conference Paper, Accepted, 09/30/2018.
  • Simon, Christopher A., and Moltz, Michael. 2018. U.S. Public Opinion of Environment, Alternative Energy, and Science Policy Expenditures: The Intersection Race, Gender, Ethnicity, and Nativity. Annual Meeting of the Political and International Affairs Conference, Athens Institute for Education and Research, Athens, Greece. June, 2018. Conference Paper, Presented, 06/2018.
  • The International World Order: Political, Demographic, and Anthropological Characteristics, Political and International Affairs Conference, Athens Institute for Education and Research. Panel, Presented, 06/2018.
  • Simon, Christopher A. & Moltz, Michael. 2017. Public Opinion of Foreign Aid Policy Expenditures: The Role of Nativity. Presented at the Pacific Northwest Political Science Association, Seattle, WA. Conference Paper, Presented, 10/13/2017.
  • Lovrich, Nicholas P., Simon, Christopher A., Chavez, Maria & Pierce, John C. 2017. Contemporary Sanctuary Ordinances:What Accounts for Immigrant Welcoming and Immigrant Discouragement Local Government Action? Presented at the Annual Meeting of the New England Political Science Association, Providence, RI . Conference Paper, Presented, 04/2017.
  • Discussant, Western Budget Roundtable, Annual Meeting of the Western Political Science Association, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Other, Presented, 04/2017.
  • Simon, Christopher A., Nicholas P. Lovrich, Baodong Liu, and Yehua (Dennis) Wei 2016. Citizen Support for Military Expenditure Post 9/11: Exploring the Role of Place of Birth and Location of Upbringing. To be presented at the Annual Meeting of New England Political Science Association, Newport, RI, April 2016. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/2016.
  • The Social and Environmental Costs of Energy Development, Policy at the Podium, Hinckley Institute of Politics, University of Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/13/2015.
  • Adapting an MPA Program for Leadership Effectiveness. Presented at NASPAA, Brooklyn, New York. Panel, Presented, 10/15/2015.
  • Simon, Christopher A., Lovrich, Nicholas P., and Sovacool, Benjamin K. 2015. Of Sub-Governments, Issue Networks, and Cultured Risk: Examining the Rise of Renewable Energy and Fracking in the United States. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the New England Political Science Association, New Haven, CT. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/2015.
  • Internationalizing a U.S. MPA For Leadership Capacity Development in Other Countries. Convenor: J. Steven Ott. Co-Panelists: Geng Lin, Lina Svedin. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Public Administration. Washington, DC. [The Panel was listed as a Superpanel]. Panel, Presented, 11/2014.
  • 6-A. Co-Discussant. Environmental Politics III: Public Lands and Energy Policy. Annual Meeting of the Pacific Northwest Political Science Association, Bend, OR. Panel, Presented, 11/2014.
  • The Social and Environmental Costs of Energy Development: Risks and Ethical Considerations, Annual Meeting of the Pacific Northwest Political Science Association, Bend, Oregon . Conference Paper, Presented, 10/12/2014.
  • Roundtable: The Merit System: Past, Present, and Future. Annual Meeting of the Western Political Science Association. Panel, Presented, 04/2014.
  • Invited by US Embassy, Panama to do a presentation on "Energy Security" at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI), Barro Cololorado Island, Republic of Panama. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/30/2014.
  • Florida State University, Panama invited me to teach a three hour graduate seminar on Energy and Sustainability in the 21st Century. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/29/2014.
  • US Embassy, Panama invited me to discuss Energy Policy at the American Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Panama City, Republic of Panama. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/28/2014.
  • Florida State University, Panama invited me to be the keynote speaker at the school's Alumni Breakfast. My one hour speech was on "US Budget Politics". Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/27/2014.
  • Florida State University, Panama invited me to be the keynote speaker at the school's Alumni Breakfast. My one hour speech was on "US Budget Politics". Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/27/2014.
  • Internationalizing a U.S. MPA for Leadership Capacity Development in Other Countries, Presented at the Annual Meeting of National Association for Schools of Public Affairs and Administration co-presenters: Steven Ott, Lina Svedin, and Simon Okoth. Conference Paper, Presented, 11/2013.
  • Budgeting for Renewable Energy. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Western Political Science Association. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/2013.
  • "Electricity, Public Policy, and Institutions:  An Overview of Generation by Energy Source, 1960-2010" Invited talk, U.G. Dubach Endowed Chair in Political Science, Oregon State University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/05/2012.
  • with J. Steven Ott "The Need for and Examples of Curriculum, Course, and Instructional Adaptations." Presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, Austin, TX. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2012.
  • "Electricity, Public Policy, and Institutions: An Overview of Generation by Energy Source, 1949-2011." To be presented at the Anuual Meeting of the Pacific Northwest Political Science Association, Portland, OR. Conference Paper, Accepted, 08/01/2012.
  • Panel 22-01. Co-Chair (with Gerald McBeath), "Budgeting in the Western States I & II." Annual Meeting of the Western Political Science Association, Portland, OR. Panel, Presented, 03/2012.
  • with Melissa Hall and J. Steven Ott "MPA Program Partnerships with Nonprofit Organizations: Benefits to MPA Programs, MPA Students and Graduates, Nonprofit Organizations, and to Communities," Presented at the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/21/2011.
  • with Melissa Hall and J. Steven Ott, "Contextualizing the MPA Learning Experience: Concepts and Practices from Experience with Executive MPA Students from China and the United Arab Emirates," Presented at the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/20/2011.
  • Enhancing Your Research output in High teaching load settings: networks, mentoring and low cost/high payoff targets of opportunity Presented at San Jose State University and broadcast internationally. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/09/2011.
  • Simon, Christopher A., Maria Chavez-Pringle, and Nicholas P. Lovrich 2010. Educational Achievement and Individual’s Attitudes on Women’s Role In Society: Gender and Racial Differences Reflecting the Differential Impact of Education. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pacific Northwest Political Science Association, Spokane, WA. Conference Paper, Accepted, 09/2010.
  • Simon, Christopher A., Batchman, Theodore, Taylor, Christine L. and Evrenosoglu, Cansin 2010. An Introduction to Renewable Energy: An Interdisciplinary Approach. ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education. Conference Paper, Refereed, Other, 06/2010.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Immigration, Policy, and Civil Society. PI: Christopher Simon. Betty Glad Funds, Department of Political Science, University of Utah, 08/2018 - 08/2019. Total project budget to date: $14,980.00

Languages

  • Modern Greek (1453-), basic.
  • Spanish, basic.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Eastern Asia
  • Greece
  • Western Asia