Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Saba Siddiki is an assistant professor,
and a Senior Research Associate at the Center for Policy Research. Her research
interests span a broad range of issues pertaining to the link between policy design and implementation outcomes, the role of collaborative governance in policy design and implementation, and policy and individual drivers of sustainability related technology and behavior adoption. Topically, she specializes in environmental and food system governance. Examples of topics she has
studied in her previous work, include: how policy design structures
implementation and resultant compliance outcomes; the conceptual and theoretical value of using institutional analyses as a basis for examining linkages between policy design and implementation outcomes;
policies structure who participates in collaborative groups and resultant impacts on collaborative performance; the role of government actors in affecting relationship building and learning among diverse sets of participants in collaborative groups; group and individual level determinants of knowledge acquisition and policy belief change; and the intersection of science and politics in
shaping policy design and outcomes.
Professor Siddiki's work has been published in a range
of leading public affairs journals, including the Policy Studies Journal, Journal
of Public Administration Research and Theory, Public
Administration Review, Public
Administration, and Review of Policy
Research, among others. She has received funding for her research from a variety of
sources, including the National Science Foundation. In the Maxwell
School, Professor Siddiki teaches the Executive MPA capstone course and public
policy process in the both the Executive and traditional MPA programs. In 2017,
she received a Distinguished Professor Award from the Indiana
University School of Public and Environmental Affairs Executive
Education Program, in which she formally taught. Professor Siddiki
currently serves as Associate Editor for Policy Design and
Practice. She received her PhD in Public Affairs from the University of
Colorado Denver in 2011.
“Using Network Analysis to Identify Key Actors in Collaborative Policymaking.” Carboni, Julia, Saba Siddiki, Chris Koski, and Abdul-Akeem Sadiq, Nonprofit Policy Forum, Vol. 8, No. 2 (2017), pp. 133-145.
“Representation in Collaborative
Governance: A Case Study of a Food Policy Council.” Chris Koski, Saba Siddiki,
Abdul-Akeem Sadiq, and Julia Carboni, The
American Review of Public Administration, Vol. 77, No. 6 (2017), pp. 863-874.
“Linking Diversity of Collaborative Policymaking
Venues with Procedural Justice Perceptions: A Study of U.S. Marine Aquaculture
Partnerships.” Jangmin Kim and Saba Siddiki, The American Review of Public Administration (2016).
“Assessing Nonprofit Rule Interpretation
and Compliance Based on an Application of Crawford and Ostrom’s Institutional
Grammar.” Saba Siddiki and Suzann Lupton, Nonprofit
and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Vol. 45, No. 4 (2016), pp.156S-174S.
“Plug-In Electric Vehicle Readiness: Rating
Cities in the United States.” Kyle Clark-Sutton, Saba Siddiki, Sanya Carley,
Celeste Wanner, John Rupp, and John D. Graham, The Electricity Journal Vol. 29, No. 1 (2016), pp. 30-40. [Invited
paper; editor reviewed].
Research Grants and Awards
School of Public and Environmental
Affairs, Indiana University Executive Education Program. 2017. Distinguished
National Science Foundation. “Toward the Diffusion of Sustainable Technologies: The Case of Electric Vehicles.” Co-PI Saba Siddiki with Sanya Carley (PI) and Sean Nicholson-Crotty (Co-PI). 2016-2018.