University of Colorado Denver
School of Public Affairs
P.O. Box 173364 - Campus Box 142
Denver, CO 80217 - 3364
Phone: (303) 315 - 2010
Fax: (303) 315 – 2229
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Weible received his Ph.D. in Ecology from the University of California Davis. He earned a Master in Public Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Washington. He is a returned Peace Corps Volunteer.
Weible is the co-editor for the Policy Studies Journal. He teaches courses in environmental politics, policy processes, policy analysis, and research methods and design. He received the Teaching Award in 2010 from the School of Public Affairs and the Mentoring Award in 2014 from the University of Colorado Denver. Weible studies politics and policy in contentious environmental issues. Much of his work involves the advocacy coalition framework and the institutional analysis and development framework. In 2011, he received the Research Award from the School of Public Affairs and the Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award from the University of Colorado Denver. He co-directs the Workshop on Policy Process Research (WOPPR). Weible recently co-edited with the late Paul Sabatier the third edition of the Theories of the Policy Process.
SELECTED ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS
2014 "Capturing Structural and Functional Diversity through Institutional Analysis: The Mayor Position in City Charters." Urban Affairs Review.
2014. "Assessing Policy Divergence: How to Investigate the Differences between a Law and a Corresponding Regulation." Public Administration.
2014. "Explaining Coordination in Collaborative Partnerships and Clarifying the Scope of the Belief Homophily Hypothesis." Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory.
2011. "Dissecting Policy Designs: An Application of the Institutional Grammar Tool" Policy Studies Journal.
2010. "Policy Process Research for Democracy: A Commentary on Lasswell's Vision" A Commentary on Lasswell's Vision" International Journal of Policy Studies.
2010. "A Systematic Approach to Institutional Analysis: Applying Crawford and Ostrom’s Grammar." Political Research Quarterly.
2010. “Analytics and Beliefs: Competing Explanations for Defining Problems and in Choosing Allies and Opponents in Collaborative Environmental Management.” Public Administration Review.
2010. “Harnessing Expert-Based Information for Learning and the Sustainable Management of Complex Socio-Ecological Systems.” Environmental Science and Policy.
2010. “The Logic of Policy Change after Crisis: Proximity and Subsystem Interaction.” Risk, Hazards & Crisis in Public Policy.
2009. "Coalitions, Science, and Belief Change: Comparing Adversarial and Collaborative Policy Subsystems." Policy Studies Journal.
2009. "Themes and Variations: Taking Stock of the Advocacy Coalition Framework." Policy Studies Journal.
2008. "Expert-Based Information and Policy Subsystems: A Review and Synthesis" Policy Studies Journal.
2008. "The Advocacy Coalition Framework." Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy.
2008. "Caught in a Maelstrom: Implementing California Marine Protected Areas." Coastal Management Journal.
2008. "A Collective Interest Model Approach to Explain the Benefit-Cost Expectations of Participating in a Collaborative Institution." Environment and Behavior.
2007. "The Advocacy Coalition Framework: Innovations and Clarifications". In Theories of the Policy Process. 2nd Edition.
2007. "Scientists and Environmental Politics: Examining Trends in the Lake Tahoe Basin from 1984 to 2001." Environmental Management.
2007. "An Advocacy Coalition Framework Approach to Stakeholder Analysis: Understanding the Political Context of California Marine Protected Area Policy." Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory.
2006. "A Guide to the Advocacy Coalition Framework: Tips for Researchers." In Handbook of Public Policy Analysis: Theory, Politics, and Methods.
2005. "Eras of Watershed Management in the United States: Implications for Collaborative Watershed Approaches," In Swimming Upstream: Collaborative Approaches to Watershed Management.
2005. "Comparing Policy Networks: Marine Protected Areas in California." Policy Studies Journal.
2005. "No Sparks Fly: Policy Participants Agree on Thinning Trees in the Lake Tahoe Basin." Journal of Forestry.
2004. "Collaborative and Top-Down Approach to the Use of Science in Policy: Establishing Marine Protected Areas in California." Policy Studies Journal.