Dorothy Daley

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - School of Public Affairs & Administration, Environmental Studies Program
Primary office:
Wescoe Hall
Room 4060


Dorothy Daley's research and teaching interest lie at the intersection of environmental and public health policy, bureaucratic politics, public participation, and collaborative decision-making.


Ph.D., Ecology, University of California, Davis

M.S., Environmental Science, Louisiana State University

B.S., Psychology, Dalhousie University

Teaching Interests

  • Public Health Politics and Policy
  • Environmental Justice and Public Health
  • Environmental Policy in the United States
  • Bureaucratic Decision Making
  • Public Policy Analysis and Evaluation
  • Theories of the Policy Process
  • Research Methodology
  • Urban Redevelopment & Public Policy Making

Research Interests

  • Hazardous Waste Policy
  • Urban Redevelopment and Healthy Communities
  • Voluntary Environmental Programs (Public/Private Partnerships)
  • Interagency Collaboration and Coordination
  • Environmental and Public Health Policy Evaluation
  • Environmental Equity and Public Health / Health Disparities
  • Comparative State Politics
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