Prof. Feiock serves as Editor of Public Administration Review, the leading professional journal in public administration. He is founding director of the Local Governance Research Lab and has been a principal investigator on six National Science Foundation research grants awards.
Augustus B. Turnbull Professor &
The Jerry Collins Eminent Scholar Chair
Specializations: local government, public policy, and institutions and organizations
Phone: (850) 644-7615
Richard Feiock is internationally recognized for his expertise in local government, sustainability, and local democratic institutions and he is a National Academy of Public Administration fellow. He holds the Jerry Collins Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair and is the Augustus B. Turnbull Professor of Public Administration and Policy in the Askew School at Florida State University. Dr. Feiock is the founding director of the FSU Local Governance Research Laboratory and served as Ph.D. Program Director for the Askew School from 1999-2004. He directs the Sustainable Energy & Governance unit of FSU’s Institute for Energy Systems, Economics and Sustainability. Since January 2013 he has been Editor of Public Administration Review the leading professional journal in the discipline.
Ph.D., Kansas, Political Science
Yi, H., Krause R. & Feiock R. (2017). Back-Peddling or Continuing Quietly? Assessing the Impact of ICLEI Membership Termination on Cities' Sustainability Actions. Environmental Politics, forthcoming.
Hu, Q Hawkins, C. Feiock, R, Lee, Y. (2016). Self-Organizing Governance of Local Economic Development: Informal Policy Networks and Regional Institutions, Journal of Urban Affairs forthcoming.
Terman, J. and Feiock R. (2016). Formal and Informal Contract Mechanisms in Local Government Energy Audits and Retrofits. Local Government Studies 42( 2): 309–331.forthcoming.
Hawkins, C. Krause R., Curely, C., & Feiock, R. (2016). "Making Meaningful Commitments: Accounting for Variation in Cities’ Investments of Staff and Fiscal Resources to Sustainability" Urban Studies, doi: 10.1177/0042098015580898
Kwak, C., Feiock R. Hawkins C. Lee, Y. (2016) Impacts of Federal Stimulus Funding on Economic Development Policy Networks among Local Governments. Review of Policy Research, 33(2): 140-159.
Terman, J., Feiock R. Kassekert A., Yang K. (2016). Walking in the Shadow of Pressman and Wildavsky: Expanding Fiscal Federalism and Goal Congruence Theories to Single-Shot Games. Review of Policy Research,33(2): 124–139.
Feiock, R., Weible, C., Carter, D., Curley, C., Deslatte, A., & Heikkila, T. (2016). Capturing Structural and Functional Diversity through Institutional Analysis: The Mayor Position in City Charters. Urban Affairs Review 52(1) 129–150.
Krause, R. Feiock, R. & Yi, H. (2016). Applying policy termination theory to the abandonment of climate protection initiatives by U.S. local governments. Policy Studies Journal 44920; 176–195.
Ha, H., Lee, I. & Feiock, R. (2016). Organizational Network Activities for Local Economic Development. Economic Development Quarterly, 30 (1): 15-31.
Krause, R. Feiock, R. & Hawkins. C. (2016). "The Administrative Organization of Sustainability within Local Government," Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 26 (1): 113-127.
Krause, Rachel, Hongtao Yi and Richard C Feiock. 2016. Applying policy termination theory to the abandonment of climate protection initiatives by U.S. local governments. Policy Studies Journal, 44 (2):176-195.
Hawkins, C. Krause R., Curely, C., & Feiock, R. (2015). "Making Meaningful Commitments: Accounting for Variation in Cities’ Investments of Staff and Fiscal Resources to Sustainability" Urban Studies, forthcoming.
Awards and Achievements
Research Center : Local Governance Research Lab