BSU Distinguished Professor
Professor, Dept. of Public Policy & Administration
Office Hours: Spring 2013
TuTh, 1:30-4 p.m.
and by appointment
|Environmental Research Building
Room 4137, Mail Stop 1935
Boise State University
1910 University Dr.
Boise, ID 83725-1935
Directions to the department
Professor Alm is an active member of the Department of Public Policy & Administration. He was selected as a Boise State University Distinguished Professor in 2011. In recent semesters Professor Alm has taught PUBADM 500 (Administration in the Public Sector), PUBADM 501 (Public Policy), PUBADM 503 (Research Methods), PUBADM 542 (Science, Democracy, and the Environment) and PUBADM 692 (Assessment, which is also the capstone course for all MPA students). In the coming year’s he will focus his teaching on the newly created five 1-credit research methods sequence. Professor Alm’s primary research interests are environmental policy with specific attention to the science–policy linkage and the United States–Canada relationship with specific attention to borderlands issues.
- PUBADM 533: Research Design and Measurement (1 credit)
- PUBADM 534: Descriptive Statistics (1-credit)
- PUBADM 535: Inferential Statistics (1-credit)
- PUBADM 536: Introduction to Survey Research (1-credit)
- PUBADM 537: Advanced Statistical Techniques (1-credit)
Les Alm was elected to become president-elect for the Western Social Science Association (WSSA) beginning April 2012. He will serve a one year term in this position and then move to president of WSSA for 2013-2014. As preseident-elect he is in charge of the full conference program for the annual meeting of WSSA to be held in Denver in May 2013.