Scott E. Robinson is the Bellmon Chair of Public Service at the University of Oklahoma. His research and teaching focus on the management of public service organizations as they cope with various forms of disasters or extreme events. He teaches class on grant writing and project management for charities, disaster politics, and more general courses on managing public service organizations. His research has focused on disaster planning and response. In particular, he has recently completed a National Science Foundation research project on the managing mass evacuations and integrating charities into evacuation support. His research has appeared in the International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disaster and the Journal of Emergency Management as well as the American Journal of Political Science and the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. His current projects include better models of public trust in government organizations – especially those that seek to provide advice on public safety issues, process of regulatory policy change, and budgetary politics.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Emergency Management, Policy Process Theory, Research Methods, Survey Methods