Department of Political Science
Department of Public Policy and Administration
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POLS 101 American National Government
POLS 301: Political Parties, Public Opinion, and Interest Groups
POLS 309 American Chief Executive
- Spring 2013
Dick Kinney received his Ph.D. in 1980 from the University of Notre Dame in Government and International Studies. He has been a member of Boise State University’s Department of Political Science and Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program since 1976. His political science courses have included American National Government, American Public Policy, the Presidency, and American Politics and the Cinema. For the MPA Program, he has regularly taught Public Budgeting & Financial Administration and Public Policy Process. Dr. Kinney’s research agenda has focused on state and sub-state budgetary politics and processes. He has co-authored the Idaho chapter in Governors, Legislatures, and Budgets: Diversity across the American States and articles in Public Budgeting & Finance, The Journal of State Government, and State and Local Government REVIEW. He has authored and co-authored numerous papers on budgeting for Western Political Science Association and American Society for Public Administration conferences. The Center for Public Policy & Administration at the University of Utah has printed several revised versions of his recent WPSA papers in its proceedings for the annual state/local government budgeting roundtable at the WPSA meetings.
Dr. Kinney’s publications can be viewed on ScholarWorks.