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The Martin School

Physical Address:
205 Administration Building

Mailing Address:
The Martin School
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3165
Moscow, ID 83844-3165

Phone: 208-885-6328

Fax: 208-885-5102

Email: polsci@uidaho.edu

Web: The Martin School

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Brian Ellison

Brian Ellison

Director of Martin School; Chair of Politics and Philosophy

Office

205 Administration Building

Phone

208-885-6328

Mailing Address

Martin School
University of Idaho
P.O.Box 443165
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
  • Federalism.

  • 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.

The Martin School

Physical Address:
205 Administration Building

Mailing Address:
The Martin School
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3165
Moscow, ID 83844-3165

Phone: 208-885-6328

Fax: 208-885-5102

Email: polsci@uidaho.edu

Web: The Martin School

Map