Catherine M. Horiuchi
Assistant Professor, Public Administration
Catherine Horiuchi is an assistant professor for Public Administration, teaching organizational theory, statistics, and quantitative methods. Previously she held a visiting faculty position at Seattle University.
Her research focuses on energy and technology policy, and has been published in the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Administrative Theory & Praxis, and the Journal of California Politics and Policy. She contributed a chapter on nuclear waste management to the Handbook of Globalization and the Environment, and a chapter on California's renewables portfolio standard to Sustainable Energy and the States: Essays on Politics, Markets and Leadership. She serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Information Technology and Politics, and as a peer reviewer for Administrative Theory & Praxis and Public Administration Review, the discipline's flagship journal.
A native of Northampton, Massachusetts, she later moved west and attended the University of Utah, receiving her B.A. in Latin (magna cum laude) and an M.A. in Linguistics. After a year working for a subsidiary of AC Nielsen crunching ready-to-eat cereal sales figures for General Mills, she served three years as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Sultanate of Oman. She completed her studies in Public Administration at the University of Southern California's School of Policy, Planning and Development, where her dissertation on the implementation of electric system restructuring in California won the school's Reining Award in 2001.
- D.P.A, Public Administration, University of Southern California, 2001
- M.A. Linguistics, University of Utah, 1978
- B.A., Latin, University of Utah, 1975
Selected Papers & Publications
“One Policy Makes No Difference?” Administrative Research and Praxis, 29:3, 2007.
"Managing Nuclear Waste." In Handbook of Globalization and the Environment. Thai, Khi; Rahm, Dianne; and Jerrell D. Coggburn, editors. New York: Taylor and Francis, 2007.
"Training a ‘New’ Consciousness." Administrative Research and Praxis, 28:2, 208-224. 2006