Dr. Lori Riverstone
Dr. Riverstone-Newell graduated with a Masters of Public Administration and a Doctorate in Political Science from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. She lives in Bloomington, IL., with her husband and daughter.
490.003Readings In Political Science
495.002Graduate Research In Applied Community Development
299.002Independent Honor Study
431.001Seminar In Public Administration
221.001U.S. State And Local Government
222.001Urban Politics And Problems
Teaching Interests & Areas
Subnational politics, particularly Urban Politics and Intergovernmental Relations. Also, Public Administration and Environmental Politics.
Research Interests & Areas
Primary focus is on the interaction of governments in the U.S. intergovernmental system, specifically, the tools and strategies used by state and local governments to accomplish their goals and defend their interests in America's highly competitive political system.
Ph D Political Science
Master of Public Administration
Renegade Cities, Public Policy, and the Dilemmas of Federalism. 2013. Lynne Rienner/FirstForum Publishers.
The Diffusion of Local Bill of Rights Resolutions to the States, State and Local Government Review, Vol. 45, Issue 1, pp. 14-24.
Bottom-Up Activism: A Local Political Strategy for Higher Policy Change. Publius: The Journal of Federalism. Vol. 42, Issue 3.
Scholars, Teachers, Practitioners, and Students: Learning by Fishing, Story-telling, and Appreciative Inquiry. With Robert Cunningham and Steve Roberts. Journal of Public Affairs Education. Vol. 11, Issue 1.