Director, Public Policy Center
Associate Professor, Department of
Public Policy & Administration
Office Hours: Spring 2013
|Environmental Research Building
Room 2141, Mail Stop 1936
Boise State University
1910 University Dr.
Boise, ID 83725-1936
Directions to the department
Eric Lindquist is the Director of the Public Policy Center and an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Policy and Administration. Dr. Lindquist’s research interests are in public policy and decision processes, agenda setting, earth systems governance, and the impact of focusing events on public policy, as well as sustainability and environmental policy and science and technology policy. His most recent projects have focused on climate change policy and the use of climate science in intergovernmental decision making, as well as the public policy implications of nanotechnology, electric vehicle infrastructure, and nuclear detection technology. Prior to joining Boise State University, he was the Associate Director for the Institute for Science, Technology and Public Policy in the Bush School of Government at Texas A&M University. He also held a joint appointment with the Texas Transportation Institute, where he worked in the areas of transportation planning and policy.
Dr. Lindquist taught undergraduate political science, policy, and urban planning courses for Texas A&M University, and the Science and Technology Policy and Politics course and Capstone seminars for the Bush School of Government’s Master of Public Service and Administration Program. At Boise State University he will be teaching the Department’s Capstone courses and a course on science and technology policy and politics.
He has published in Political Research Quarterly, Public Administration Review, Systems Dynamics Review, Regional Environmental Change, Review of Policy Research and other peer-reviewed journals.
Dr. Lindquist has a BS (Geography), a Master of Urban Planning, and a Ph.D (Political Science), all from Texas A&M University.
- PUBADM 692-001: Capstone Course