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     Susan Webb Yackee


Title: Professor
Joint Appt: LaFollette School of Public Affairs
Office: 402 North Hall
Office Hours: https://kb.wisc.edu/polisci/page.php?id=28163
Phone: 608.265.6017
Has Voicemail: Yes
E-Mail: syackee@lafollette.wisc.edu
Keywords: Bureaucratic Politics, Policy Making, Political Institutions, Regulation


Susan Webb Yackee is a Professor of Public Affairs and Political Science and is the Director of the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

Her research and teaching interests include the U.S. public policymaking process, public management, regulation, administrative law, and interest group politics.  Yackee has published articles in a number of journals, including the American Political Science ReviewJournal of Politics, Public Administration Reivew, Journal of Public Administration Research and TheoryBritish Journal of Political Science, and Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.

In 2013, the University awarded Yackee the H.I. Romnes Faculty Fellowship, which honors outstanding faculty members for their research contributions.  Additionally, she recently received a $500,000 Innovations in Regulatory Sciences Award from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund.  In the past, Dr. Yackee was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholar in Health Policy Research at the University of Michigan. She has also served as a Smith Richardson Domestic Policy Fellow, a UW-Madison Vilas Associate Professor, and a Harry S. Truman Scholar.  Her research received four “Emerging Scholar Awards” from the top professional associations in her field.  Before beginning her academic training, Yackee worked as a legislative research assistant in the U.S. Senate.

View an interview with Susan Webb Yackee about her research on rulemaking


 


Recent Publications

Simon Haeder, Susan Yackee . ³Influence and the Administrative Process: Lobbying the U.S. President¹s Office of Management and Budget.² American Political Science Review, forthcoming.   
Susan Yackee . ³Participant Voice in the Bureaucratic Policymaking Process.² Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, forthcoming.   
Susan Yackee . ³Invisible (and Visible) Lobbying: The Case of State Regulatory Policymaking.² State Politics and Policy Quarterly, forthcoming.   
Susan Yackee, Lavertu, Stèphane . 2014. ³Regulatory Delay and Rulemaking Deadlines.² Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 24: 209-234.   
Susan Yackee . 2013. ³Reconsidering Agency Capture During Regulatory Policymaking,² in Preventing Capture: Special Interest Influence in Regulation, and How to Prevent It. Editors: Daniel Carpenter and David Moss. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 292-325.   
Susan Yackee, Palus, Christine Kelleher . 2013. ³Oversight as Constraint or Catalyst? Explaining Agency Influence on State Policy Decision-Making.² American Review of Public Administration, 43: 273-91.   
Susan Yackee . 2013. ³Assessing Regulatory Participation by Health Professionals: A Study of State Health Rulemaking.² Public Administration Review, 73: 105-114.   
Susan Yackee, “The Politics of Ex Parte Lobbying:  Pre-Proposal Agenda Building and Blocking During Agency Rulemaking.” Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 22 (2012): 373-393   
Susan Yackee, David Nelson, “Lobbying Coalitions and Government Policy Change: An Analysis of Federal Agency Rulemaking.” Journal of Politics 74, 2 (2012): 339-353   
Susan Yackee, Yackee, Jason Webb . 2012. ³An Empirical Examination of Federal Regulatory Volume and Speed, 1950-1990.² George Washington Law Review, 80: 1414-1492.   
Susan Yackee, Yackee, Jason Webb . 2012. ³Delay in Notice and Comment Rulemaking: Evidence of Systematic Regulatory Breakdown?² in Regulatory Breakdown? The Crisis of Confidence in U.S. Regulation. Editor: Cary Coglianese. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 163-179.