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Andrew B. Whitford
is an Associate Professor of Public Administration and Policy at the University of Georgia. He was also a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholar in Health Policy Research at the University of Michigan during 1999–2001, and has held Fulbright and Rotary International Foundation Fellowships. From 1997 to 2001 he was assistant professor of political science at Rice University, and from 2001 to 2004 he was assistant professor of political science at the University of Kansas.American Journal of Political Science, The Journal of Politics, British Journal of Political Science, Political Research Quarterly, Journal of Theoretical Politics, Public Choice, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Policy Sciences, Business and Politics, Journal of Aging and Social Policy, Stanford Law and Policy Review, and edited volumes such as Politics, Policy and Organizations: Essays on the Scientific Study of Bureaucracy.
Dr. Whitford’s main areas of research include bureaucratic politics, organization theory, political economy, regulation, and research methodology. His research and teaching are mainly in organizational studies and public policy, with specific interest in organization theory, models of decision making and adaptation, and the political control of the bureaucracy. His interests in public policy include environmental, regulation, and public health policy. He has particularly strong interests in the use of experimental methods for understanding organizational behavior and individual choice.
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Dr. Whitford has served as a principal investigator on a grant from the Russell Sage Foundation, and currently serves as the principal investigator on a grant from the National Science Foundation. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from Washington University in St. Louis (1997), an M.A. in economics from the University of Tennessee (1991), and a B.A. from Carson-Newman College (1988).