Director of Martin School; Chair of Political Science and Philosophy
Administration Building 205
University of Idaho
Moscow, Idaho 83844-3165
Brian A. Ellison is a professor of political science and the director of the Martin School. Ellison's primary fields of study are environmental politics, public administration and policy and federalism. He has published articles in these areas in a variety of journals and is currently working on a book on the evolution of American federalism.
- Ph.D., Colorado State University
- M.A., University of Wyoming
- University of Wyoming
Brian A. Ellison's primary fields of study are environmental politics, public administration and policy, and federalism. He has published articles in these areas in a variety of journals and is currently working on a book on the evolution of American federalism. Ellison has been the chair of Department of Government and Justice Studies at Appalachian State University, director of the Master of Public Administration programs at Missouri State University and the College of Charleston/University of South Carolina, has taught as a Fulbright Senior Scholar or visiting professor in Bulgaria, Russia and China, and spent two years working for the Open Society Institute in Armenia.
- Environmental Politics
- Public Administration and Policy
- Brian A. Ellison and Todd L. Cherry. "The Animas-La Plata Water Project: Assessing the Costs of Native American Water Rights Settlements." Currently under review at the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.
- Brian A. Ellison and Adam J. Newmark, “Building the Bridge to Nowhere: The Role of Agencies in Advocacy Coalitions,” Policy Studies Journal, 38.4 (2010): 653-678.
- Brian A. Ellison, “Bureaucratic Politics, the Bureau of Reclamation, and the Animas-La Plata Project,” Natural Resources Journal, 49.2 (2009): 367-401.
- Brian A. Ellison, “Public Administration Reform in Eastern Europe: A Research Note and a Look at Bulgaria,” Administration and Society, 39.2 (April 2007): 221-232.
- Brian A. Ellison, “Bureaucratic Politics as Agency Competition: A Comparative Perspective,” International Journal of Public Administration, 29.13 (2006): 1259-1283.
- Brian A. Ellison, “Institutional Controls and Local Autonomy in Land Use Planning:Balancing Economic Development and Environmental Protection in Jasper County, Missouri,” State and Local Government Review, 33.2 (Spring 2001): 133-143.