David M. Hedge
Department of Political Science
University of Florida

218 Anderson Hall
Gainesville, Florida 32611
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Education: B.S. (political science and education) University of Missouri-St.Louis, 1973.
                       M.A. (political science) University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1975.
                       Ph.D. (political science) University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1979.

Experience: Professor,  Department of Political Science, University of Florida, (Associate Professor,
                           1990-1999)
                     Associate Director for Academic Programs, Bob Graham Center for Public Service (UF) 2005 - 2009
                     Undergraduate Coordinator, Department of Political Science (UF) 1999-2008

                     Associate Professor, Department of Political Science West Virginia University  (WVU) 1984-1990
                        (Assistant Professor, 1979-1984).
                     Acting Chair, Department of Political Science (WVU) 1987-1988.
                     Interim Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies and Research, College of Arts and Sciences (WVU)
                        1986-l987.
                     Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Political Science (WVU) l984-87, l988-90.

Teaching/ Research Interests:

                    Bureaucratic Politics
                    Legislative Behavior
 
                    Public Policy
                    State Politics and Policy
                    Intergovernmental Relations
    

Current Research


               Race and Welfare Reform (with Renee Johnson and Hyun Jung Yun)
               Presidential Control of the Bureaucracy
              

Awards/Honors    Professor of the Year, 2014, Department of Political Science
                                  Advisor of the Year, 2003-04, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  (UF)
                                  Florida Blue Key Distinguished Faculty Award, 2002
                                  Distinguished Alumnus, Department of Political Science,
                                      University of Missouri-St.Louis, 2000.
                                  Teacher of the Year, 1998-99, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (UF)
                                  TIP Award,  University of Florida, 1994
                                  Outstanding Teacher 1988, College of Arts and Sciences (WVU)

Books:   Public Policy:  An Evolutionary Approach. 3rd edition. with Joseph Stewart and James Lester. 
               (Thompson Wadsworth, 2008).  Chinese language editiion published by China Renmin University Press
                and Cengage Asia in 2010.

               Governance and the Changing American States
(Westview Press,  1998).

              State and Local Government in a Changing Society2nd edition. with  Richard D.
              Bingham (McGraw Hill, 1991).

Articles: "Term Limits and Legislative-Executive Conflict in the American States," May 2013. with Travis Baker, Legislative Studies Quarterly.

                 "George W. Bush and Presidential Control of the Bureaucracy."  March 2013, White House Studies.

                "Race, Trust, and Welfare Reform in the American States."  with Renee Johnson and Hyun Jung Yun. American Review of Politics (Winter, 2009-2010).

                  "Bootstraps and Benevolence:  A Comparative Test of the States’ Capacity to Effect Change in Welfare
                 Recipients,"  with Renee J. Johnson and Marian Currinder, State and Local Government Review (Spring,
                  2004).

                "Black State Legislators and Party Politics," with David Conklin, Spectrum:  The Journal of State
                  Government. (Autumn, 2002)

                 "The Plot that Failed:  The Republican Revolution and Congressional Control of the Bureaucracy,"
                 with Renee J. Johnson, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory (July, 2002).

                "Dancing with the One Who Brought You:  The Allocation and Impact of Party Giving to State Legislators," with
                 David L. Schecter, Legislative Studies Quarterly (August, 2001).

                "Political Institutions and the Art of Governing," American Review of Politics (Autumn, 2000).

                "Legislative Life in the 1990s:  A Comparison of Black and White State Legislators" with James Button,
                 Legislative Studies Quarterly (March, 1996).

                "Accounting for the Quality of Black Legislative Life:  the View from the States,"  with James Button and Mary
                 Spear,  American Journal of Political Science (February, 1996).

                "Regulating in Time and Space:  The Case of Regulatory Federalism,"  with Michael Scicchitano,  Journal of
                 Politics (February, 1994).

                "From Coercion to Partnership in Federal Partial Preemption:  SMCRA, RCRA, and OSH Act," with Michael
                Scicchitano,  Publius:  The Journal of  Federalism(November, 1993).

                "A Spatial Model of Regulation," American Politics Quarterly(October,  1993).

                "Devolving Regulatory Authority:  The State and Federal Response," with  Michael Scicchitano, Policy Studies
                Review (Summer, 1992).

                "Policy Analysis for West Virginia's State and Local Governments," Public Affairs Reporter (West Virginia
                University: Institute of Public Affairs, Summer, 1992).

                "The Principal-Agent Model and Regulatory Federalism," with Michael Scicchitano and Patricia Metz,  Western
                Political Quarterly (December,  1991).

                "The Federal Context of Regulation:  The Spatial Allocation of  Federal Enforcement," with Saba Jallow, Social
                Science Quarterly (December,  1990).

                "The States and Deregulation:  The Case of Surface Mining,"  with Michael Scicchitano and Patricia Metz, Policy
                Studies Review (Autumn,  1989).

                "The Intergovernmental Milieu and Street Level Implementation,"   with Donald C. Menzel and Mark Krause,
                 Social Science Quarterly  (June,    1989).

                 "The Research Values of Policy Scholars," with Jin Mok,  Knowledge in  Society:  The International Journal
                  of Knowledge Transfer (Spring, 1989).

                "Regulatory Attitudes and Behavior:  The Case of Surface Mining  Regulation," with Donald Menzel and George
                Williams,  Western Political  Quarterly  (March, l988).

                "The Nature of Policy Studies:  A Content Analysis of Policy Journal  Articles," with Jin Mok, Policy Studies
                 Journal (Autumn, 1987).

                "Loosening the Regulatory Ratchet at OSM:  A Field Level View of   Environmental Deregulation," with Donald
                 Menzel,  Policy Studies Journal  March, 1985).

                "Women and Public Service Employment,"  with Ronald Hedlund, Women and Politics (Summer, 1984).

                "Fiscal Dependency and the State Budget Process,"  Journal of  Politics (February, 1983).

                "A Note on the Local Effects of State Revenue Centralization," with Brett Hawkins and Richard Bingham,  State
                 and Local Government Review  (May,  1982).

                "Voting in an Open Primary,"  with Ronald Hedlund and Meredith Watts,American Politics Quarterly (April,
                1982).

               "Policy Congruence with Public Opinion," with Ronald Hedlund,  State and Local Government Review (January,
               1982).

                "The Effect of Alternative Grant Mechanisms on the Distribution of  Federal Aid," American Review of Public
                 Administration, (Summer,  1981).

Chapters: "Florida's Welfare Policy."  with Renee Johnson. 2014.  in J. Edward Benton,  Florida Politics and Government, 3rd ed.
               (University of Florida Press).

                 "Policy Development." 2010 in George T. Kurian, ed. The Encyclopedia of Poltical Science.  (CQ Press).

              "Welfare Policy in Florida."  with Renee Johnson. 2008.  in J. Edward Benton,  Florida Politics and Government, 3rd ed.
               (University of Florida Press).

                "Governance and the Changing American States," Chapter One, Governance and the Changing American States (Westiview Press, 1998)
                 reprinted in Lucas ed. Readings and Cases in State and Local Politics,  pp. 5-15 (Houghton Mifflin, 2006).

               "Data on the American States."  with Renee Johnson. 2005.  in  Kimberly Kempf-Leonard , ed.,
               Encyclopedia of Social Measurement (San Diego:  Academic Press-Elsevier)

              "Legislative Life in the 1990s:  A Comparison of Black and White State Legislators" with James Button,
              Legislative Studies Quarterly (March, 1996). reprinted with a postscript in Susan MacManus, ed..
              Mapping Florida's Political Landscape: The Art and Politics of Reapportionment and Redistricting
               (Florida Institute of Government, 2002).

                "Devolving Regulatory Authority:  The State and Federal Response," with  Michael Scicchitano, Policy Studies
                Review(Summer, 1992) reprinted in  Van  Der Silk, ed., Politics in the American States and Communities (Allyn
                 and Bacon, 1996).

                "The States and Environmental Regulation in the 1980s--A Test of the New Federalism," with Michael
                Scicchitano, in Baker and Meyer, eds., State Policy  Problems (Chicago, Illinois:  Nelson Hall, 1993).

               " West Virginia," with Katrina Schochet, in Leroy Hardy, Alan Heslop,  and  George Blair, eds., Redistricting
                in the 1980's (Claremont, California:  Rose Institute of State and Local Government, Claremont McKenna
                College, 1993).

                "SMCRA and The States:  State Performance Under SMCRA," with Michael  Scicchitano and Patricia Metz
                 in Sedai, ed.,  Moving the Earth:  Cooperative  Federalism and Implementation of the Surface Mining Act
                 (Westport,  Conn: Greenwood, 1993).

                 "Implementing the 1977 Coal Act:  A Field Level View," with  Donald  Menzel, in Ender and Kim (ed.)
                 Energy  Policy (Quorum Books, 1987).

                 "Reshaping the Regulatory Partnership: The Case of Surface Mining," with  Donald Menzel, in Morgan and
                  Benton (eds.) Intergovernmental Relations  and Publfic Policy (Greenwood Press, 1986).

Presentations: "Welfare Reform and Racial Regimes in the American States."  with Renee Johnson
                            and Hyun Jung Yun,  presented at the 2011 meeting of the American Political Science Assocation, Seattle, Washington.

                        "Conforming or Muddling-Through: Regulatory Federalism in Reconsidering the Effect of Domestic Political Influences on                                                                    Compliance with European Union Environmental Legislation."  with Ionnas Livanis. presented at the 2011 meeting of the Midwest                                                          Political Science Association, Chicago, Ill.

                     "My Social Lives and My Policy Beliefs." with Hyun Jung Yun and Renee Johnson, presented at the 2011 meeting of the Midwest                                                          Political Science Association, Chicago, Ill

                    "The Dynamics of Welfare Reform in the American States." with Renee Johnson and Hyun Jung Yun, presented at the 2010 meeting
                      of the American Political Science Association,  Washington, D.C.  Earlier version presented at the 2010 Midwest Political Science
                     Association, Chicago, Ill

                    "George W. Bush and Presidential Control of the Bureaucracy: An Assessment."  presented
                    at the 2009 meeting of the American Political Science Assocation,  Toronto,  Canada.
       
                    "Welfare Reform and Racial Regimes in the American States."  with Renee Johnson
                    and Hyun Jung Yun,  presented at the 2009 meeting of the American Political Science Assocation, Toronto, Canada.

                   "My Life Style and My Policy Belief:  Different Aspects of Social Capital." with Hyun Jung Yun.
                    presented at the 2007 meeting of the American Political Science Association.  Chicago.

                   "Why Do You Believe So?:  Policy Beliefs and Social Capital." with Hyun Jung Yun.
                    presented at the 2006 meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago.

                   "The Dual Spiral of Silence in Attitudes Towards Welfare Policy." with Hyun Jung Yun and Renee Johnson,
                    presented at the 2005 meeting of the Southern Political Science Association.
                 
                  " Presidential Popularity and Congressional Control of the Bureaucracy: The Clinton Administration and
                  the Contract with America,"  with Renée J. Johnson and Jeff Gill, delivered at the 2004 meeting of the Midwest
                  Political Science Association, Chicago.

                 “Accounting for Member State Compliance with EU Environmental Directives,”  With John Livanis and
                   Mads Bondegard, presented at the 2003 Meeting of the International Studies Association – South, Gainesville, FL.

                 "It Takes a Village:  Social Capital and Welfare Reform." with Renee Johnson, presented at the
                 2002 meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston, MA (revised versions presented at the
                 joint UF-FSU Research Colloquim, 2003 and the 2003 meeting of the Florida Political Science Association.

                "Presidents, Congress, and Bureaucracy," with Renee Johnson and Jeff Gill,  presented at the 2002
                 meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston, MA.

                "The State of Black Legislative Life in the American States," with David Conklin  presented at the
                 Second Annual Conference on State Politics and Policy:  Legislatures and Representation in the U.S. States,
                 May, 2002, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

                "Social Capital and Welfare Reform: The View from the States," with Renee Johnson, presented at
                 the 2002 meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association.

                  "The Plot that Failed:  the Republican Revolution and Congressional Control of the Bureaucracy,"
                  with Renee J. Johnson, delivered at the 2001 meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association.

                "The Allocation of Party Monies in the Wake of Term Limits,"  with David L. Scechter, delivered at the 2001
                 meeting of the Western Political Science Association.

                "The Republican Revolution and Political Control of the Bureaucracy,"  with Renee J. Johnson,
                 delivered at the 2000 meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington, D.C.

                "Bootstraps and Benevolence:  A Comparative Test of the States’ Capacity to Effect Change in Welfare
                 Recipients,"  with Renee J. Johnson and Marian Currinder,  presented at the 2000 meeting of the Midwest
                 Political Science Association.

                 " Political Institutions and Statehouse Democracy,"  presented at the 1999 meeting of the Ameican
                  Political Science Association,  Atlanta, Georgia.

                 "Party Campaign Support and Member Loyalty in the Florida Legislature,"   with David Schecter,
                  presented at the 1998 meeting of the Southern Political Science Association,  Atlanta, Georgia.

                  "The Political and Policy Consequences of Institutional Development: A  View from the States,"
                  presented at the 1997 meeting of the Midwest   Political Science Association, Chicago, Illinois.

                  "Roads vs. Highways: A State-Level Expenditure Tradeoff Model," with David Ellis and Bob Duval, presented
                  at the 1993 meeting of the Southern  Political Science Association,  Savannah, Georgia.

                  "The Quality of Black Legislative Life:  Black-White Comparisons," with   James Button, presented at the 1993
                   meeting of the American Political  Science Association,  Washington, D.C..

                  "Black Leadership in the 1990s" with James Button and Mary Spear, delivered  at the 1992 meeting of the
                  American Political Science Association, Chicago,   Ill.

                  "Allocating Party Monies in Congressional Campaigns:  A Closer Look," with  Katrina Schochet, presented at
                  the 1991 meeting of the American Political Science Association, August, Washington, D.C.

                  "The States and Devolution:  Implementing Federal Mandates," with Michael    Scicchitano and Charles Davis,
                  presented at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, September, 1990.

                  "Accounting for the Distribution of Federal Regulation," presented at the annual meeting of the Southwest
                  Political Science Meeting,   March, 1990.

                 "Devolving Regulatory Authority:  The Federal and State Response," with  Michael Scicchitano, presented at the
                  annual meeting of the Northeast Political  Science Association, November, 1989.

                  "Federal Oversight and the States," with Michael Scicchitano, presented at the annual meeting of the Midwest
                  Political Science Association,  March, 1989.

                  "The Spatial Distribution of Federal Regulation," with Saba Jallow,  presented at the l988 meeting of the
                  Southern Political Science Association, November,    1988.

                  "State Regulatory Vigor in an Era of Deregulation," with Michael Scicchitano and Patricia Metz, delivered at the
                   l988 meeting of   the American Political Science Association, September, 1988.

                  "Using Simulations to Discriminate Between Energy Demand Forecasts," with   Robert Duval, presented at the
                  l987 meeting of the Southern Political  Science Association Meeting, November,  l987.

                  "The Analysis Values of Policy Scholars," with Jin Mok, 1987,   Southwest Social Science Association meeting.

                  "The Nature of Policy Studies:  An Analysis of Policy Journals,"  with   Jin Mok, delivered at the 1986 meeting
                  of the Southwest Social Science Association, San Antonio, Texas.

                  "Regulatory Attitudes and Behavior:  The Case of Surface Mining  Regulation," with Donald Menzel and George
                  Williams, presented at the 1984  meeting of the Southern Political Science Association.

                   "Loosening the Regulatory Ratchet at OSM:  A Field Level View of  Environmental Deregulation," with Donald
                   Menzel, presented at the 1984 meeting of the American Political Science Association.

                  "Loosening the Regulatory Ratchet:  The Reagan Administration and Coal Surface Mining," with Donald Menzel,
                   presented at the 1983 meeting of the American Political Science Association.

                  "The Impact of Federal Aid Cuts on the Politics of the State Budget Process,"  with Gregory Sayre, presented at
                  the 1983 meeting of the Southern Political Science Association.

                  "The Interorganizational Milieu as a Focus of Research on Policy Implementation," with Donald C. Menzel,
                   American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, 1981.

                  "The Legislative Veto and Regulatory Reform," with William West, Midwest  Political Science Associa-tion,
                  Annual Meeting, 1981.

                  "Fiscal Dependency and the Budget Process," with Donald C. Menzel,   American Association for Budget and
                  Program Analysis, Fall Symposium,  1980.

                  "Congress and the President:  Presidential Energy Support in the 96th  Congress," with George Williams, West
                 Virginia Political Science Association Annual Meeting, 1980.

                  "The Effect of Alternative Grant Mechanisms," Midwest Political  Science Association, Annual Meeting, 1980.

                  "Policy Congruence with Public Opinion," with Ronald Hedlund, Midwest Political Science Association, Annual
                  Meeting, 1979.

                  "Women and Public Service Employment," with Ronald Hedlund,   Midwest Political Science Association,
                  Annual Meeting, 1979.

                  "The Distribution of Manpower Services," with Ronald Hedlund,    Southwest Social Science Association,
                  Annual Meeting, 1979.

                  "Public Attitudes Toward Governmental Supported Art," with Ronald    Hedlund and Thomas James, Midwest
                  Association for Public Opinion  Research,  Annual Meeting, 1978.

                  "The Effect of State Policies on Localities," with Brett Hawkins and  Richard Bingham, American Political
                  Science Association Annual Meeting, 1978.

Grants:  Studies in Participatory Citizenship. U.S. Library of Congress, 2009-2010 ($95,000).

                A Proposal to Implement A Leadership and Public Service Mentoring and Education Program
                at the University of Florida.  2005-2008, Department of Justice, ($148,000).
   
               "Institutions, Markets, and Federalism:  The Case of Welfare Reform,"  with Renee Johnson, Research
                Development Award, College of Liberal Arts, UF, 2000-2001 ($15,000).

                "The States and Governing in the 21st Century"  Research Development  Award, University of Florida, DSR,
                1996-97 ($11,624).

                American Philosophical Society, $4,000, 1994 (to support field work on black  legislative study) with Jim Button.

                "A Survey of White State Legislators," University of Florida, Division of  Sponsored Research, 1992 ($1,400).

                "The States and EPA:  Federal Oversight of State Regulation," Research  Development Award, University of
                Florida, Division of Sponsored Research, 1991-92 ($10,900).

                "The Incidence of Health Insurance Among Florida Household," with  Michael Scicchitano and Michael Martinez,
                Institute for Child Health Policy, University of Florida, 1991 ($11,400).

               "The Greenhouse Effect:  Toward a Research and Policy Agenda," with  Robert Duval, Susan Hunter, and Paul
               Jacodzinski, WVU Energy Research Center, 1989-90 ($22,000).

               "Explaining Variations in State Regulatory Behavior:  The Reagan Administration and Devolution at OSM,"  WVU
               Senate Faculty Grant,  l988-89 ($4,500).

               "The Politics of Forecasting: Regulatory Decision Making in an  Uncertain World,"  with Robert Duval, WVU
               Energy Research Center,  1986-88 ($26,000).

               "An Evaluation of the Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department," with   Office of Health Services Research (WVU),
                West Virginia  Department of Health ($25,000).

               "An Assessment of the Organizational Arrangements for the Development of Energy Programs in West Virginia,"
                with Donald C. Menzel and David G. Williams, WVU Energy Research Center, 1981.     ($24,526).

               "Implementation of the Federal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act    of 1977:  Regulatory Problems and
                Impacts on West Virginia," with Donald  C. Menzel, the Ford Foundation, 1980 ($10,000).  (This project was also
                supported by a $5,000 grant from the West Virginia Department of  Natural   Resources).

               "Surface Mining Regulation in the Five State Region," WVU Energy Research Center, 1980 ($11,734).

               "Informal Caucuses in the U.S. House of Representatives,"  WVU Senate Faculty Grant, 1980 ($2,709).

Service:    Editorial Boards:   Policy Studies Journal, 2003- 2009

                                                 State Politics and Policy Quarterly, 2000-2003.

                                                 State and Local Government Review, 1990-1993.

  Chair, Aaron Wildlavsky Enduring Contribution Award committee, Organized Section on Public Policy, American Political Science Association. 2008.

  Secretary-Treasurer, Organized Section on Public PolicyAmerican Political Science Association, 1999 - 

  President, Florida Political Science Association, 2005-2006.

  Program Chair,  2005 Annual Meeting of the Florida Political Science Association.

  Conference Organizer and Moderator,  The U.S. Constitution and the New Century.  University of Florida. 2005 (1st annual conference to                                    commemorate U.S. Constitution Day). 

  Executive Council, Florida Political Science Association, 2003-2004.

  Section Head, Legislative Politics,  2002 Meeting of the Southern Poltitical  Science Association.

  Executive Council, Organized Section on State Politics and Policy, American Political Science Association,  2000-02

  Program Co-Chair (with Ann Bowman)  Organized Section on Public Policy, 1998 Meeting of the American Political Science Association.

  Section Head, Public Policy,  1995 Meeting of the Southern Poltitical  Science Association.