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Dr. Leah Pieper

Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public Administration


Office: Clayton Hall T109-E
Social Sciences
College of Arts & Sciences
leahpieper@clayton.edu

Biography

Leah Pieper researches environmental and water policy, specifically focusing on the institutional arrangements governing water and how users and managers respond and adapt to changing conditions. Her work has been presented at several conferences, including the annual conferences of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management and the Western Political Science Association. She received her Ph.D. in Government and Public Policy from the University of Arizona.

Education

Ph D, Government and Public Policy, University of Arizona, 2021

MA, Government and Public Policy, University of Arizona, 2018

BA, Political Science/International Studies, Central College, 2013

Intellectual Contributions

Leah Pieper, Conservation, irrigation, and a paradox: Effects of conserved water statutes on irrigation efficiency and agricultural water usage

Leah Pieper, Factors motivating consideration and adoption of conserved water statutes in the Western U.S.

Presentations

Leah Pieper, Policy mechanisms to manage agricultural water consumption and protect streamflow, Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Western Political Science Association –  April 2021

Leah Pieper, Policy mechanisms to manage agricultural water consumption and protect streamflow, Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Western Political Science Association –  April 2021

Service to the University & University System of Georgia

Department, MPA Program Subcommittee, Committee Member –  2021 to Present

College, William Woods Lecture Series, Committee Member –  2021 to Present

Department, Department of Social Sciences Lecturer Search Committee, Committee Member –  2021 to Present