Ph.D., 1985, Political Science
University of Pittsburgh
Christopher Bosso is professor of public policy at Northeastern University. His areas of interest include food and environmental policy, science and technology policy, and the governance of emerging technologies. His newest books are Framing the Farm Bill: Interests, Ideology, and the Agricultural Act of 2014 (University of Kansas Press, 2017) and, as editor, Feeding Cities: Improving Local Food Access, Sustainability, and Resilience (Routledge, 2017). His 2005 book, Environment, Inc.: From Grassroots to Beltway, received the 2006 Caldwell Award for best book in environmental policy and politics from the American Political Science Association. He is also coordinator of the Consortium on Food Systems Sustainability, Health and Equity , as well as advisor to students in the accompanying undergraduate minor.
- Governing Uncertainty: Environmental Regulation in the Age of Nanotechnology (Earthscan / Routledge, 2010)
- Environment, Inc.: From Grassroots to Beltway (University Press of Kansas, 2005)
Awards and Honors
- 2006 Lynton Caldwell Award for best book in environmental politics and policy, for Environment Inc.: From Grassroots to Beltway, awarded by the Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy Section of the American Political Science Association (co-winner)
- 1988 Policy Studies Organization award for best book in public policy (co-winner), for Pesticides and Politics: The Life Cycle of a Public Issue.
- American Political Science Association
- American Association for the Advancement of Science
- Southern Political Science Association