Dr. Rachel Potter, Political Scientist

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Assistant Professor, Political Science
College & Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
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My research interests include American political institutions, regulation, public policy, public administration, and the influence of separation of powers on bureaucratic decision-making.  Research questions include: how and why do federal agencies strategically delay or speed up the rule making process; and how do agencies structure the participation process from stakeholders to limit “fire alarms and scrutiny from Congress. My current book project addresses why some government agencies are successful in the notice-and-comment rulemaking process, while others fail.


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