Dr. Christine H. Roch

Department of Public Management and Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies

Georgia State University, USA

Associate Professor





1999 Ph.D., Political Science, S.U.N.Y. at Stony Brook, USA

1995 M.A., Political Science, S.U.N.Y. at Stony Brook, USA

1993 B.A., Political Science and Psychology, Rice University, USA


Publications (Selected)   

  1. 2010 Roch, Christine H. and Amanda Wilsker. “The Influence of Evaluations of Personal and Collective Experiences: Considering Parents' Evaluations of their Children's Schools.” Politics and Policy 38(6): 1187-1210.
  2. 2010 Roch, Christine H., David Pitts and Ignacio Navarro. “Representative Bureaucracy & Policy Tools: Ethnicity, Student Discipline, and Representation in Public Schools.” Administration and Society 42: 38-65.
  3. 2008 Roch, Christine H. and Michael Rushton. “Social Context and Voting over Taxes: Evidence from a Referendum in Alabama.” Public Finance Review 36: 614-634.
  4. 2008 Roch, Christine H. and Robert Howard. “State Policy Innovation in Perspective: Courts, Legislatures and Education Finance Reform.” Political Research Quarterly 66: 333-344. 2008 Roch, Christine H. “Considering the Dynamics of Problem Definition: Individual Experiences, Social Services, and Public Problems.” Politics and Policy 36: 614-635.
  5. 2006 Roch, Christine H. and Theodore Poister “Citizens, Accountability, and Service Satisfaction: The Influence of Expectations." Urban Affairs Review 41: 292-308.
  6. 2005 Roch, Christine H. “The Dual Roots of Opinion Leadership.” The Journal of Politics 66: 110-131.
  7. 2005 Strieb, Greg and Christine H. Roch. “Strengthening Public Administration Research: Identifying Boundaries and Horizons.” International Journal of Public Administration 28: 37-55.
  8. 2004 Van Slyke, David and Christine H. Roch. “The Implications of Contracting out with Nonprofit Organizations: Increasing Citizen Satisfaction?" The Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. 14: 191-209.
  9. 2001 Howard, Robert and Christine H. Roch. "Policy Change and the State Courts: The Case of Education Finance Reform." Justice System Journal 22 (November): 137-153.
  10. 2000 Roch, Christine H., John Scholz and Kathleen McGraw. “Social Networks and Citizen Response to Legal Change.”American Journal of Political Science 44 (October): 777-791.
  11. 1999 Schneider, Mark, Melissa Marschall, Christine H. Roch, and Paul Teske. “ “Heuristics, Low Information Rationality, and Choosing Public Goods: Broken Windows As Shortcuts to Information About Schools.” Urban Affairs Review 34: 729-741.
  12. 1998 Schneider, Mark, Paul Teske, Melissa Marschall and Christine Roch. “Shopping for Schools: In the Land of the Blind, The One-Eyed Parent May be Enough.” American Journal of Political Science 42: 769-793.
  13. 1998 Schneider, Mark, Melissa Marschall, Paul Teske, and Christine H. Roch. “School Choice and Culture Wars in the Classroom: What Different Parents Seek from Education.” Social Science Quarterly 79-3: 489-501.
  14. 1997 Schneider, Mark, Paul Teske, Christine H. Roch and Melissa Marschall. “Networks to Nowhere: Segregation and Stratification in Networks of Information about Schools.” American Journal of Political Science 41: 1201-1223.
  15. 1997 Schneider, Mark, Paul Teske, Melissa Marschall, Michael Mintrom and Christine Roch. “Institutional Arrangements and the Creation of Social Capital: The Effects of Public School Choice.” American Political Science Review 91: 82-93.
  16. 1997 Schneider, Mark, Paul Teske, Melissa Marschall and Christine Roch. “Research Report: School Choice Builds Community.” The Public Interest. Fall.