Saundra K. Schneider

Director, ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research
Professor, Department of Political Science, Michigan State University

  • Phone: 734-763-6281
  • Email: saundras@umich.edu

Biography

Saundra K. Schneider is the Director of the Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research at ICPSR and Professor in the Department of Political Science at Michigan State University. She has a long-standing affiliation with ICPSR, having served as an Instructor in the Summer Program since 1988. Dr. Schneider's research has appeared in a number of leading professional journals, and she has published two books on the governmental response to disasters. Her main research areas are public policy, bureaucratic politics, and state politics, with particular emphases on social welfare, governmental response to disasters, spending priorities across program areas, and public opinion toward federalism.

Selected Publications

Book

Dealing With Disaster: Public Management in Crisis Situations New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2011.

Journal Articles

Schneider, Saundra K., William G. Jacoby, and Daniel C. Lewis (2011). "Public Opinion Toward Intergovernmental Policy Responsibilities." Publius: The Journal of Federalism 41 (1): 1-30.

Jacoby, William G., and Saundra K. Schneider (2009). "A New Measure of Policy Spending Priorities in The American States." Political Analysis 17-1-24.

Schneider, Saundra K. (2008). "Who's to Blame? (Mis) perceptions of the Intergovernmental Response to Disasters." Publius: The Journal of Federalism 38: 715- 738.

Schneider, Saundra K., and William G. Jacoby (2007). "Reconsidering the Linkage Between Public Assistance and Public Opinion in the American Welfare State." British Journal of Political Science 37: 555-566.

Schneider, Saundra K. (2005). "Administrative Breakdowns in the Governmental Response to Hurricane Katrina." Public Administration Review 65 (September): 515-517.

Schneider, Saundra K., and William G. Jacoby (2005). "Elite Discourse and American Public Opinion: The Case of Welfare Spending." Political Research Quarterly, 58: 3 (September): 367-379.

Schneider, Saundra K., and William G. Jacoby (2007). "Reconsidering the Linkage between Public Assistance and Public Opinion in the American Welfare State." British Journal of Political Science 37: 555-566.

Schneider, Saundra K., and William G. Jacoby (2005). "Elite Discourse and American Public Opinion: The Case of Welfare Spending." Political Research Quarterly 58: 367- 379.

Schneider, Saundra K., and William G. Jacoby (2003). A Culture of Dependence? The Relationship Between Public Assistance and Public Opinion." British Journal of Political Science 33: 213-231.

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