The Conference on Policy Process Research (COPPR) advances the scholarship of policy process theory and methods. COPPR 2023 was hosted by the University of Colorado Denver School of Public Affairs from January 12 -14, 2023, and the conference hotel was the SpringHill Suites Denver Downtown. The conference was held in a hybrid format.
Visit the new COPPR website: https://policyprocessresearch.org
The Conference on Policy Process Research (COPPR) mission is to advance the scholarship of policy process theory and methods. It embraces a broad interpretation of theories and methods, supporting a plurality of theoretical perspectives. It welcomes both emergent and established theories and methods and questions of what it means to conduct science and engage with our communities. COPPR seeks to support both established and emerging research communities and build bridges among them. COPPR includes critical assessments of the lessons learned from the past, challenges to contemporary boundaries, proposals for innovative research agendas, and arguments of what our future should be.
COPPR targets seven components of policy process research:
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Downtown Denver and the campus is approximately 26 miles from the airport and takes 40 minutes by light rail. Information about recommended lodging will be provided in fall 2022.
COPPR acknowledges that under-represented and minority communities (women, ethnic or racial minorities, people who identify as LGBTQ+, Indigenous peoples, first-generation university students, early career scholars, persons with disabilities, international students, English-as-subsequent-language learners, people from lower socio-economic backgrounds, and scholars in the Global South) encounter harmful biases in academia.
COPPR aims to address these inequities through the following actions:
Mindful of these purposes, COPPR remains dedicated to the continual evaluation, reflection, and innovation in all its endeavors.
Tanya Heikkila, University of Colorado Denver, USA
Michael D. Jones, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
Chris Weible, University of Colorado Denver, USA
Allegra Fullerton, Student Coordinator, University of Colorado Denver, USA
Gwen Arnold, University of California, Davis, USA
Paul Cairney, University of Stirling, UK
Claire A. Dunlop, University of Exeter, UK
Raul Pacheco-Vega, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO), Mexico
Evangelia Petridou, Mid Sweden University, Sweden
Osmany Porto de Oliveira, Federal University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Caroline Schlaufer, University of Bern, Switzerland
Saba Siddiki, Syracuse University, USA
Mallory SoRelle, Duke University, USA
Samuel Workman, West Virginia University, USA
Policy & Politics
Policy Studies Journal
Review of Policy Research
School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado Denver
Center for Policy and Democracy, University of Colorado Denver
Department of Political Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Institute for Policy Research and Public Affairs, West Virginia University
Linda and Peter deLeon Fund for Policy and Democracy