Name: Dr. Jessica E. Boscarino
Title: Associate 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" (2016) Policy Studies Journal 44:3, 280-308.

"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