Richard C. Feiock
Augustus B. Turnbull Professor of Public Administration and Policy
Richard C. Feiock (Ph.D. University of Kansas, 1986) is internationally recognized for his expertise in local government and local democratic institutions. He is the Augustus B. Turnbull Professor of Public Administration and Policy and Affiliate Professor of Political Science. He was founding director of the DeVoe Moore Center's Program in Local Governance and served as Ph.D. Program Director for the Askew School from 1999-2004. He currently directs the Sustainable Energy & Governance unit of FSU's Institute for Energy Systems, Economics and Sustainability. In that role he directs research investigating the role of government and governance institutions in shaping sustainable energy outcomes.
Professor Feiock has lectured in Moscow (Russia and Idaho), Lisbon, Seoul, Mexico City, Beijing, and throughout the U.S. and was a Fulbright Fellow in South Korea in 2005-06. He has been principal investigator on four National Science Foundation research grant awards and has received grant awards from Lincoln Institute for Land Policy, Aspen Institute, IBM Center for the Business of Government, and the Fulbright Scholar Program. Professor Feiock has written or edited six books over one-hundred refereed journal articles. His work appears in the leading scholarly journals of political science, public administration, and urban affairs. His most recent work in collaboration with John Scholz is an edited book Self-organizing Federalism: Collaborative Mechanisms to Mitigate Institutional Collective Action Dilemmas published by Cambridge University Press in 2010.