Birkland, Thomas A.

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BIRKLAND, Thomas A. American, b. 1961. Genres: Public/Social administration. Career: New Jersey Department of Transportation, Trenton, research analyst in Office of Policy Analysis, 1985-87; Office of the Governor, Trenton, aide in Independent Authorities Unit, 1987-88; New Jersey Department of Transportation, assistant manager of strategic planning, 1988-90; State University of New York at Albany, assistant professor of public affairs and political science and adjunct assistant professor of biological sciences, all 1995-, codirector of Biodiversity, Environment, and Conservation Program, 1995-, director of Public Policy Program, 1997-99. University of Washington, Seattle, worked as instructor. Publications: After Disaster: Agenda Setting, Public Policy, and Focusing Events, 1997. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals. Address: 217 Milne Hall, Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, State University of New York at Albany, 135 Western Ave., Albany, NY 12222, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected];