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Energy and Environmental Policy

CPR conducts research that looks at energy and environmental economics and policies. This area of research has both a local and global impact and involves complex issues such as climate change; energy technology, development and innovation; environmental economics; and the impact of environmental change on economic growth, international trade, and industry. Funding for this research has come from the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the U.S. Geological Survey. 


David Popp

Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs

Research Interests: Environmental economics, economics of technological change

Saba Siddiki

Saba Siddiki

Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs

Research Interests: Policy design, implementation, and compliance; collaborative governance; institutional analysis; sustainability technology and behavior; environmental policy; food policy


Rebecca Schewe

Assistant Professor, Sociology

Research Interests: Environmental and natural resource sociology


Peter Wilcoxen

Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence
Director, Center for Environmental Policy and Administration
Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs

Research Interests: Natural resource and environmental economics

For more information about CPR programs and research projects, contact Peggy Austin. You may also obtain general information about CPR by calling +1 315-443-3114, or by sending an email to