The New Environmental Regulation. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2006. Winner of the Louis Brownlow Book Award, National Academy of Public Administration, 2007. Named Best Book in Environmental Management and Policy, American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) for 2006.
Environmental Governance Reconsidered: Challenges, Choices, and Opportunities (co-editor with Robert F. Durant and Rosemary O’Leary). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2004. Selected as the Best Book in Environmental Management and Policy, ASPA.
Managing for the Environment: Understanding the Legal, Organizational, and Policy Challenges (co-author with Rosemary O’Leary, Robert Durant, and Paul Weiland). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1999. Winner of Best Book Award in the Public and Non-profit Division of the Academy of Management.
Making Environmental Policy. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1995.
Journal Articles and Book Chapters:
“Explaining National Environmental Performance: Approaches, Evidence, and Implications.” Accepted; in process for publication in Policy Sciences.
“Sustainability as a Conceptual Focus for Public Administration,” Public Administration Review, 70 (2010), pp. S78-88.
“Regulating for the Future: A New Approach for Regulatory Governance,” in Toward Sustainable Communities: Transition and Transformations in Environmental Policy, 2nd ed., Daniel A. Mazmanian and Michael E. Kraft., eds. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2009, pp. 63-86.
“Green Clubs: A New Tool for Government?” in Voluntary Programs: A Club Theory Perspective, in Aseem Prakash and Matthew Potoski, eds. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2009, pp. 209-229.
“Environmental Policy as Learning: A New View of an Old Landscape,” Public Administration Review, 61 (2001), pp. 322-334. Winner in 2001 of the Louis Brownlow Award of the American Society for Public Administration.
“Strategies for Regulatory Reform: A Comparison of Forward and Backward Mapping,” Policy Studies Journal, 25 (1997), pp. 249-265. Winner of the Theodore Lowi Award of the Policy Studies Organization for best article in Policy Studies Journal in 1997.
“Can Problems Shape Priorities? The Case of Risk-Based Environmental Planning,” Public Administration Review, 50 (1990), pp. 82-90. Winner in 1990 of the Louis Brownlow Award of the American Society for Public Administration.
“Citizen Participation and Environmental Risk: A Survey of Institutional Mechanisms,” Science, Technology, and Human Values, 15 (1990), pp. 226-243 (Over 500 citations in Google Scholar).
“Technical and Democratic Values in Risk Analysis,” Risk Analysis, 9 (1989), pp. 293-299.
“Rethinking Environmental Regulation: Perspectives on Law and Governance,” Harvard Environmental Law Review, 23 (1999), pp. 441-469.
“Environmental Risk and Democratic Process: A Critical Review,” Columbia Journal of Environmental Law, 14 (1989), pp. 501-547.
Major Policy Reports:
Implementing Sustainability in Federal Agencies: An Early Assessment of President Barack Obama’s Executive Order 13514. IBM Center for the Business of Government. August 2011.
Voluntary Initiatives, Regulation, and Nanotechnology Oversight: Charting a Path. Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, Washington, D.C. November 2010 (www.wilsoncenter.org/nano).