Mossberger, Karen 1954-

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MOSSBERGER, Karen 1954-

PERSONAL: Born September 15, 1954, in Detroit, MI; daughter of James C. (a machinist) and Theresa Pavlik; married Gregg L. Mossberger (a school administrator), August 16, 1975; children: Heather L., Lauren M. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Wayne State University, B.A. (summa cum laude), 1991, M.A., 1992, Ph.D., 1996.

ADDRESSES: Home—1038 Roy Marsh Dr., Kent, OH 44240. Offıce—Department of Political Science, 302 Bowman Hall, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242; fax: 330-672-3362. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: City of Detroit, MI, municipal employee, including senior policy planner, 1977-95; Kent State University, Kent, OH, assistant professor of public policy and public administration, 1997—.

MEMBER: American Political Science Association.


The Politics of Ideas and the Spread of Enterprise Zones, Georgetown University Press (Washington, DC), 2000.

(With Caroline J. Tolbert and Mary Stansbury) Virtual Inequality: Beyond the Digital Divide, Georgetown University Press (Washington, DC), 2003.

Contributor to periodicals, including Urban Affairs Review and Publius: Journal of Federalism.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Editing a book on urban regime theory; a national survey on the digital divide; research on public-private partnerships in local government in Russia.