In a recent article on the struggle to meet rules on safe drinking water, the New York Times referenced the research Manny Teodoro and co-author David Switzer have done regarding possible strategies for improving water quality in rural areas. You can find the article here.
Manny Teodoro is an Associate Professor of political science at Texas A&M University his scholarship stands at the nexus of politics, public policy, and public management. His research focuses on U.S. environmental policy, examining the ways in which human capital, management practices, and political institutions condition the implementation of federal environmental regulations. He pursues a line of applied policy research on water utility finance and management, and has developed new methods for assessing rate equity and affordability. Ongoing efforts include comparative analysis of private and public utility management, as well analysis of racial, ethnic, and income disparities in environmental compliance and enforcement. You can find more information on Manny Teodoro here.
David Switzer earned is PhD from Texas A&M University and is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Administration at Florida Atlantic University. David has accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor position at the University of Missouri. He will move to Columbia this summer and join Mizzou’s faculty in the 2018-19 academic year. His research stands at the intersection of political science, public administration, and environmental policy. His work primarily investigates how political and administrative variable effect environmental policy development and implementation. He has additional interest in public management, urban policy, democratic theory, and environmental justice. His published work can be found in a number of journals, including Public Administration Review, Policy Studies Journal, and Urban Affairs Review. You can find more information on David Switzer here.