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Craig W. Thomas

Craig W. Thomas is Associate Professor at the Evans Schools of Public Affairs, University of Washington.

Titles by This Author

Interagency Cooperation and the Preservation of Biodiversity

Political scientists have long been concerned about the tension between institutional fragmentation and policy coordination in the U.S. bureaucracy. The literature is rife with examples of agencies competing with each other or asserting their independence, while cooperation is relatively rare. This is of particular importance in policy areas such as biodiversity, where species, habitats, and ecosystems cross various agency jurisdictions.