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Stephen D. Bird

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Assistant Professor of Political Science
271 Bertrand H. Snell Hall
E-mail: sbird@clarkson.edu
Phone: 315-268-3990
Website: http://people.clarkson.edu/~sbird/ 

Education
Ph.D. Boston University, 2009
A.L.M. Harvard University, 2003
B.A. Berklee College of Music, 1989

Courses Taught:
American Politics
Environmental Policy
Energy Policy
Health Care Policy
The Clarkson Seminar

Scholarly Interests
Energy and environmental politics, social networks, public policy, U.S. electricity policy, democratic participation, political behavior, and pedagogy.

Publications
"The Structural Underpinnings of Policy Learning: A Classroom Policy Simulation." In From Sociology to Computing in Social Networks: Theory, Foundations and Applications, ed. Reda Alhajj and Nasrullah Memon: Springer, 2010.

Hernández, Diana, and Stephen Bird. "Energy Burden and the Need for Integrated Low-Income Housing and Energy Policy." Poverty & Public Policy 2, no. 4 (2010).

Bird, Stephen, and Joshua Yesnowitz. Choosing the One for 101: A Review of Primary Textbooks for Introductory Political Science Survey Courses. 2008. Journal of Political Science Education. 4:2, 253-259.

HEPG Rapporteur's Reports #39 - 51 (Rapporteur). Harvard Electricity Policy Group, Harvard University, May 2005 – Sept., 2010. http://www.ksg.harvard.edu/hepg/rlib_rapporteurs_reports.html.

OTA Chemical Risk Prioritization Tool. Rappaport Institute, Harvard University, September 2004, Capstone Report. http://people.clarkson.edu/~sbird/Bird_Chem_risk_tool_Rapp_summ_2004.pdf