Scott Granberg-RademackerPage address: http://sbs.mnsu.edu/government/faculty/granberg.html
Professor of Government
PhD, Political Science: December 2002. University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Dissertation: "From the School Yard to the Scrap Yard: An Analysis of Production Function Models on Public Issues."
MA, Political Science: August 1999. University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Masters Thesis: "Looking Through Bifocals: Exploring the Link Between Educational Efficiency and School Systems."
BA, Political Science: May 1997. University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Areas of Specialization: Public Policy, Political Theory, and American Government.
Teaching and Professional Experience
Minnesota State University, Mankato. Full Professor.
Department of Government, 2004-Present.
University of Southern Indiana. Assistant Professor.
Department of Philosophy and Political Science, 2003-2004.
University of Northern Iowa. Visiting Assistant Professor.
Department of Political Science, 2002-2003.
Pre-Law Advisor, 2005-2009.
Graduate Director, 2006-present.
Peer Reviewer for the following publications:
Current Issues in Education. 2004 - present.
Journal of Politics. 2003 - present.
State Politics and Policy Quarterly. 2005 - present.
Politics and Policy. 2002 - present
- “Superdelegate Decision Making During the 2008 Primaries.” Politics and Policy. 40, 4 (2012): 680-703. Co-Authors: Christopher Galdieri and Kevin Parsneau.
- “Resources, Standards, and Expectations: What Crime Laboratories Tell Us About Productivity in Public Agencies.” Public Administration and Management. 16, 1 (2011): 75-94. Co-Author: Jeff Bumgarner.
- “An Algorithm for Converting Ordinal Scale Measurement Data to Interval/Ratio Scale.” Educational and Psychological Measurement. 70 (February 2010): 74-90.
- “Robert Kennedy: The Enforcer Within.” Chapter in Icons in Crime Fighting. 2008. Westport, CT: Greenwood.
- “A Comparison of Three Approaches to Handling Incomplete State-Level Data.” State Politics and Policy Quarterly. 7, 3 (Fall 2007): 325-338.
- “A Comparison of Four Approaches to Handling Missing Data.” The Philippine Statistician. 56, 1 & 2 (2007): 19-31.
- “Do School Violence Policies Matter? An Empirical Analysis of Four Approaches to Reduce School Violence.” Southwest Journal of Criminal Justice. 4, 1: 3-29 (Spring 2007). Co-Authors: Jeff Bumgarner & Avra Johnson.
- “Money Only Matters If You Want It To? Exposing the Normative Implications of Empirical Research.” Political Research Quarterly. 56, 2 (June 2003): 223-232. Co-Author, Kevin Smith.
- “Data Gathering Made Easy: TPR Data Bulletins.” State Politics and Policy Quarterly. 3, 1 (Spring 2003): 84-89. Co-Author, Kevin Smith.
- “Expensive Lessons: Education and the Political Economy of the American States.” Political Research Quarterly 52 (December 1999): 709-727. Co-Author: Kevin Smith.