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Alison Gash

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-4876
  • Office: 922 PLC
  • Office Hours: Thurs 10-12 & 2-3 (Weeks 1-10 & Finals Week)
  • Interests: U.S. Courts, Public Policy, Gender, Race, Sexuality, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law
  • Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D., Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
MPA-URP, Domestic Policy, Princeton University
BA, Art History, Vassar College


Selected Publications
“Stewards, Mediators, and Catalysts: Toward a Model of Collaborative Leadership” (with Chris Ansell) The Innovation Journal 17(1), 2012.  With Chris Ansell

Conflict of Interest and Public Life: Cross-National Perspectives, Cambridge University Press, 2008.  Edited volume with Christine Trost.

“Collaborative Governance in Theory and Practice,” Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Vol. 18, Issue 4, pp. 543-571, 2008.  With Chris Ansell

 “Conflict of Interest Legislation in the United States: Origins, Evolution, and Inter-branch Differences,” in Conflict of Interest and Public Life, 2008. With Bruce Cain and Mark Oleszek

“School Prayer,” in Public Opinion and Constitutional Controversy, ed. Nate Persily, Jack Citrin, and Patrick Egan, Oxford University Press, 2008. With Angelo Gonzales.

Works In Progress
Below the Radar: How Silence Saves Civil Rights (Book Manuscript)
“Parenting Without Protection.” With Judith Raiskin.


Recent Courses:
PS 275: Legal Process
PS 399: Gender and the Law
PS 399: Gay Rights and American Law
PS 410/510: Modern Civil Rights Law
PS 485/585: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
PS 484/584: US Supreme Court

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