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Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies
Department of Political Science
University of South Carolina
|Fields of Inquiry:||American Politics Public Administration and Public Policy|
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Neal Woods received his Ph.D. in 2003 from the University of Kentucky. He teaches courses on public policy and public administration.
Professor Woods’ research focuses on how political and administrative institutions affect policy outcomes, especially in the areas of environmental policy and regulation.
Public policy (environmental policy, regulation), public administration, federalism and intergovernmental relations, state politics
Professor Woods teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on public policy and public administration. He is a core member of the department’s NASPAA accredited Master in Public Administration program, and also teaches in the Environment and Sustainability Program.
Monogan, James E., David M. Konisky, and Neal D. Woods. “Gone With the Wind: Federalism and the Strategic Location of Air Polluters.” Forthcoming at American Journal of Political Science.
Karch, Andrew, Sean C. Nicholson-Crotty, Neal D. Woods, and Ann O’M. Bowman. 2016. “Policy Diffusion and the Pro-Innovation Bias.” Political Research Quarterly 69:1 (March) 83-95.
Woods, Neal D. 2015. “Separation of Powers and the Politics of Administrative Rule Review.” State Politics and Policy Quarterly 15:3 (September) 345-365.
Woods, Neal D. 2015. “Regulatory Democracy Reconsidered: The Policy Impact of Public Participation Requirements.” Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 25:2 (April) 571-596.