Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2016 Explaining State Differences in the Implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: A South/Non-South ComparisonSocial Science Quarterly. 573-587.
2007 Explaining welfare benefits in the South: A regional analysisAmerican Review of Politics. 1-18.
2003 The Core Curriculum Content of NASPAA Accredited Programs: Fundamentally Alike or Different?Journal of Public Affairs Education. 259-273.
2002 Welfare Reform - Mississippi Style: TANF and the Retreat from AccountabilityPublic administration review. 92-103.
1998 Blazing the TANF Trail: The Southern Mind and the Politics of Welfare Reform in MississippiAmerican Review of Politics. 175-189.


Year Title
2010 State Commitment to Environmental Quality in the South: A Regional Analysis/ Speaking Green with a Southern AccentSpeaking Green with a Southern Accent: Environmental Management and Innovation in the South. Lexington Books.