Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Towson University (2016- )
Ph.D. in Public Policy and Public Administration, George Washington University (Spring 2016)
M.A. in Political Science, Wayne State University (Spring 2007)
B.A. in Political Science/Honors, Wayne State University (Spring 2005)
Inter-University Consortium of Political and Social Research (ICPSR) (Summer 2013)
Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models (EITM) Certification
Bayesian Analysis and Longitudinal Analysis
RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS
Urban Policy and Politics, Metropolitan Change, Urban Economic Development, Public Finance, State and Local Government, Policy Evaluation, and Research Methods and Design
"Handing Over the Keys: Local Nonprofit Economic Development Corporations and their Implications for Accountability and Inclusion," with Alicia Schatteman and Aaron Deslatte (2018, Public Performance & Management Review).
"Hierarchies of Need in Sustainable Development: A Resource Dependence Approach for Local Governance," with Aaron Deslatte (2017, Urban Affairs Review).
"Accounting for the State in Local Economic Development Incentive Usage." (2017, State and Local Government Review).
"Testing the Differential Effect of Business Incubators on Firm Growth," with Lyke Thompson and Robert Mahu (2015, Economic Development Quarterly).
"Manufacturing Job Loss in U.S. Deindustrializing Regions- Its Consequences and Implications for the Future: Examining Conventional Wisdom," with Hal Wolman and Howard Wial (2015, Economic Development Quarterly).
"Testing Rubin's Model 25 Years Later: A Multi-Estimate and Multi-Level Approach to Local Economic Development Incentive Adoption (2013, Economic Development Quarterly).
Stokan, Eric, and Erica Raleigh. "5 Improving the Citizen Participatory Process in Community Economic Development." Community Development and Public Administration Theory: Promoting Democratic Principles to Improve Communities (2018).
PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES UNDER CONSIDERATION
"An Estimate of the Local Economic Impact of State-Level Earned Income Tax Credits." (Revise and Resubmit).
"The Economic Development Impact of Horizontal, Vertical, and Bordered Fragmentation in Metropolitan Regions," with Megan Hatch and Aaron Deslatte. (Under Review).
BLOG POSTS AND MEDIA
"Maryland should not "one click order" huge subsidies for Amazon." March 5, 2018. MarylandReporter. Available at: http://marylandreporter.com/2018/03/05/opinion-maryland-should-not-one-click-order-huge-subsidies-for-amazon/ (With Roy Meyers).
"Competition for Amazon's HQ2.0 Shows Cities Are Keen to Offer Incentives to Firms." December 2, 2017. London School of Economics USAPP Blog. Available at: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/businessreview/2017/12/02/competition-for-amazons-hq2-0-shows-cities-are-keen-to-offer-incentives-to-firms/
ABC2- Baltimore on Election Night Coverage (November 8th, 2016)
ABC2- Baltimore on Early Turnout Voting (October 26th, 2016)
RESEARCH GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
Community Development Block Grant Activities and Local Economic Development, with Michael Overton, Brian Ellison, and Bruce Godfrey. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ($243,763; 2018-2019)
Towson University Faculty Research and Development Committee Award ($6,000; 2017)
Towson University College of Liberal Arts Faculty Research Grant ($2,000; 2016)
Summer Dissertation Fellowship, George Washington University ($3,000; 2015)
Research Enhancement Grant, Wayne State University, with Lyke Thompson ($50,000; 2009)
Lincoln Institute Junior Scholar Award, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy (2017)
Research Fellow Award for Public Administration, Policy, and Affairs, ICPSR (Summer 2013)
Selective Excellence Graduate Student Fellowship, George Washington University (2011-2015)
Public Policy Fellowship, Office of Governor Jennifer M. Granholm (Summer 2004)
Presidential Scholarship, Wayne State University (2003-2005)
MTRO 101: Introduction to Metropolitan Studies
POSC 207 State and Local Government
POSC 301: Research Methods
POSC 304/504: Politics of Metropolitan Change and Growth
POSC 472/572: Introduction to Public Policy Analysis
POSC 486/586: Seminar in State and Local Government
PS 101: American Government (Wayne State University)
PPPA 6000: Cross-Sector Collaborations (George Washington University)
PPPA 6019: MPP Capstone (George Washington University), with Elizabeth Rigby
Association of Public Policy, Analysis, and Management: 2012, 2014, 2015, 2017
Dr. Hal Wolman Professor Emeritus, Public Policy and Administration and Political Science George Washington University Hwolman@gwu.edu
Dr. Jered Carr Professor and Head, Public Administration College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs Jbcarr@uic.edu
Dr. Fay Cook Assistant Director, National Science Foundation Director, Social, Behavior, and Economic Sciences Director, National Science Foundation Professor, Human Development and Social Policy (On Leave, Northwestern University) Faculty Fellow, Institute for Policy Research Fcook@nsf.gov
Dr. Elizabeth Rigby Associate Professor of Public Policy and Administration George Washington University Erigby@gwu.edu