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Dr Colin Provost

Senior Lecturer in Public Policy

Colin Provost
  • Name: Dr Colin Provost
  • Position: Senior Lecturer in Public Policy
  • Dr Provost will be on sabbatical leave from UCL in term 1, 2014/15.
  • Room: 3.06, 29/30 Tavistock Sq.
  • Telephone: 020 7679 4903
  • Fax: 020 7679 4969
  • Email: c.provost@ucl.ac.uk

Introduction

Colin Provost joined the UCL School of Public Policy in January 2007. He received his PhD in political science from Stony Brook University in 2004 and prior to coming to UCL, he was a Prize Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford University (2004-2007). Dr Provost currently teaches Law and Regulation, Public Management: Theories and Innovations and Global Business Regulation and he is Director of the MSc in Public Policy programme.

Dr Provost’s primary research interests are American state politics, judicial politics, organisational behaviour and government regulation, specifically consumer protection, financial regulation and environmental policy. In particular, his research has focused on the policy making decisions of American state attorneys general.

Edited Book

  • Provost, Colin and Paul Teske, eds. 2009. President George W. Bush’s Influence Over Bureaucracy and Policy: Extraordinary Times, Extraordinary Powers. New York: Palgrave-Macmillan.

Refereed Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Teske, Paul and Colin Provost. 2014. “State Regulatory Policy,” in Oxford Handbook of State and Local Government, ed. Donald Haider-Markel. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Provost, Colin. 2012. “Governance and Voluntary Regulation,” in Oxford Handbook of Governance, ed. David Levi-Faur. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 
  • Provost, Colin and Paul Teske. 2009. “Extraordinary Powers, Extraordinary Policies?” from President George W. Bush’s Influence Over Bureaucracy and Policy: Extraordinary Times, Extraordinary Powers, eds. Colin Provost and Paul Teske. New York: Palgrave-Macmillan. 
  • Provost, Colin, Brian Gerber and Mark Pickup. 2009. “Flying Under the Radar? Political Control and Bureaucratic Resistance in the Bush EPA,” from President George W. Bush’s Influence Over Bureaucracy and Policy: Extraordinary Times, Extraordinary Powers, eds. Colin Provost and Paul Teske. New York: Palgrave-Macmillan. 
  • Provost, Colin. 2009. “Evaluating Policy in the Bush II Presidency,“ from President George W. Bush’s Influence Over Bureaucracy and Policy: Extraordinary Times, Extraordinary Powers, eds. Colin Provost and Paul Teske. New York: Palgrave-Macmillan.
  • Teske, Paul, Scott Graves and Colin Provost. 2004. “Legal Actors in the Regulatory Process,” from Regulation in the States by Paul Teske. Washington D.C.: Brookings Institution Press.

Other Publications

  • Provost, Colin. 2011. “Bureaucracy” and “Deregulation”. International Encyclopedia of Political Science. Congressional Quarterly Press.
  • Provost, Colin. 2009. Review of The Transformation of Citizenship in the European Union by Jo Shaw. Law and Politics Book Review, (May): 321-323. 
  • Provost, Colin. 2008. Review of The Intersection of Rights and Regulation, ed. Bronwen Morgan. Law and Politics Book Review, (September): 768-773. 
  • Provost, Colin. 2007. “Regulatory Negotiations.” In Encyclopedia of Governance, ed. Mark W. Bevir. Sage Publications, Inc.

Selected Works in Progress

  • Provost, Colin. “Racing to the Bottom? Competition and Coordination in Bank Regulation and the Financial Crisis of 2007-09.”
  • Lapuente, Victor, Marina Nistotskaya and Colin Provost. “Separation of Powers and Administrative Red Tape.”
  • Provost, Colin and Shane Gleason.  “Representing the States before the Supreme Court: State Attorneys General and the Fourth Amendment.”

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