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Robert W. Rycroft

Title:
Professor of International Science and Technology Policy and International Affairs

Areas of Expertise

Science, technology and public policy; science, technology and complexity; and environmental politics

Background

Robert Rycroft holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Oklahoma and previously was on the faculty at the University of Denver. He received a John Parker Compton post-doctoral fellowship at Princeton University upon completing his dissertation.

Education

Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Publications

Dr. Rycroft is coauthor of nine books, the most recent of which is The Complexity Challenge: Technological Innovation for the 21st Century (with Don Kash). Other books include The Acid Rain Controversy; The Risk Professionals; U.S. Energy Policy: Crisis and Complacency; and Energy in the Global Arena. He has also published numerous journal articles, book chapters, and government reports. These include articles in Research Policy, Science and Public Policy, Technology Review, R&D Management, Issues in Science and Technology, Technology in Society, and Research-Technology Management.

 

Classes Taught

IAFF 2190  Environment Policy
IAFF 6151  Environment Policy
IAFF 6159  Science, Technology, and Public Policy