Name: Dr. Jessica E. Boscarino
Title: Assistant Professor of Political Science
Office Location: Fontaine 222
Extension: (845) 575-3000 ext. 2312
Degrees Held:

B.A., Middlebury College
M.A., Syracuse University
Ph.D., Syracuse University


Public Policy & Agenda Setting
Environmental Politics
Interest Groups
Issue Framing



"Setting the Record Straight: Frame Contestation as an Advocacy Tactic" (2015) Policy Studies Journal (forthcoming).

"Paving the Way or Crowding Out? The Impact of the Rise of Climate Change on Environmental Issue Agendas" (2015) Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences 5:2, 99-110.

"Framing Trade-offs: The Politics of Nuclear Power and Wind Energy in the Age of Global Climate Change" with Sarah B. Pralle (2011) Review of Policy Research 28:4, 323-346.

"Surfing for Problems: Advocacy Group Strategy in U.S. Forestry Policy, 1970- 1995" (2009) Policy Studies Journal 37:3, 415-434.

"Congressional Intrusion to Specify State Voting Dates for National Offices" with Jeffrey M. Stonecash and Rogan T. Kersh (2008) Publius: The Journal of Federalism 38: 137-151.

Book Chapters
"New York" with Jeffrey M. Stonecash and Robert F. Pecorella, in Political Encyclopedia of U.S. States and Regions, Donald P. Haider-Markel, ed. (2008) Washington, D.C.: CQ Press.

"Governing Energy Innovation: The Case of New York State" with W. H. Lambright and Sarah Pralle, in Sustainable Energy and the States: Essays on Politics, Markets and Leadership, Dianne Rahm, ed. (2006) Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland and Co.

"Shades of Green: The Evolving Rhetoric Between Radical and Mainstream Environmentalists" with Matthew Walton, in Igniting a Revolution: Voices in Defense of Mother Earth, Steven Best and Anthony J. Nocella, II, eds. (2006) AK Press.


American Political Science Association (Public Policy; Science, Technology & Environmental Politics sections), Midwest Political Science Association