Peer-Reviewed Publications

Krause, Rachel M., S. Mohsen Fatemi, Le Anh Nguyen Long, Gwen Arnold, and Sarah L. Hofmeyer. (2023) "What is the Future of Survey-Based Data Collection for Local Government Research? Trends, Strategies, and Recommendations." Urban Affairs Review (2023): 10780874231175837.

Deslatte, Aaron, Michael D. Siciliano, and Rachel M. Krause. (2023). "Local government managers are on the frontlines of climate change: Are they ready?." Public Administration Review. 83: 1506-1511.

Long, Le Anh Nguyen, Rachel M. Krause, Gwen Arnold, Ryan Swanson, S. Mohsen Fatemi. (2023). "The networked micro-decision context: a new lens on transformative urban governance." Urban Transformations 5.1 (2023): 1-13.

Yuan (Daniel) Cheng, Angela Y.S. Park, and Rachel M. Krause. 2023.Nonprofit Sector Size and the Breadth of Local Government Climate Actions: Exploring the Moderating Role of CollaborationNonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 0 10.1177/08997640221146967

Hawkins, Christopher V., and Rachel M. Krause. (2022). Decisions institutions, policy arenas, and inter-departmental collective action around urban sustainability. Urban Governance.


Rachel M. Krause, Christopher V. Hawkins, and Angela YS Park. (2022). How has the COVID crisis impacted local governments' sustainability efforts? An examination of initial effects. State and Local Government Review.

Deslatte, Aaron, Rachel M. Krause, Christopher V. Hawkins. (2022). “The Road to Routinization: A Functional Collective Action Approach for Local Sustainability Planning and Performance Management.” State and Local Government Review.

Bromley-Trujillo, Rebecca; Joshua A. Basseches; Maxwell Boykoff; Trevor Culhane; Galen Hall; Noel Healy; David J. Hess; David Hsu; Rachel M. Krause; Harland Prechel; R. Timmons Roberts; Jennie C. Stephens (2022). Climate policy conflict in the US states: a critical review and way forward. Climatic Change, 170(3), pp.1-24.

Hawkins, Christopher V., Rachel M. Krause, Aaron Deslatte. (accepted). Staff Support and Administrative Capacity in Strategic Planning for Local Sustainability. Public Management Review.

Rachel M. Krause, Christopher V. Hawkins. (2021). Viewpoints: Improving cities’ implementation of sustainability objectives. Cities. 113, 103167.

Rachel M. Krause. (2021) Why are we doing this? Issue framing, problem proximity, and cities’ rationale for regulating single-use plastics. Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning. DOI: 10.1080/1523908X.2021.1881463

Pierce, John C.; Krause, Rachel M.; Hofmeyer, Sarah L.; Johnson, Bonnie J. (2021) Explanations for Wind Turbine Installations: Local and Global Environmental Concerns in the Central Corridor of the United States? Energies, 14, 5830.

Park, Angela Y.S., Rachel M. Krause. (2021) Exploring the landscape of sustainability performance management systems in U.S. local governments. Journal of Environmental Management.  DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.111764

Hawkins, Christopher V., Rachel M. Krause. (2021) Trends in Resource Capacity and Collaboration for City Sustainability: Implications for Planning Research and Practice. Planning Theory and Practice. 22 (1): 141-147. 

Rachel M. Krause, Christopher V. Hawkins, Angela Y.S. Park. (2021). The perfect amount of help: An examination of the relationship between capacity and collaboration in urban energy and climate initiatives. Urban Affairs Review. 57 (2):583-608.

Park, Angela Y.S., Rachel M. Krause, Christopher V. Hawkins. (2020) Institutional Mechanisms for Local Sustainability Collaboration: Structural Equation Modeling Approach to Assessing the Duality of Formal and Informal Mechanisms. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. 31 (2): 434-450.

Long, Le Anh Nguyen, Rachel M. Krause. (2020). Managing policy making in the local climate governance landscape: The role of network administrative organizations and member cities. Public Administration. DOI: 10.1111/padm.12684

Serena Kim, William L. Swann, Christopher M. Weible, Thomas Bolognesi, Rachel M. Krause, Angela Y.S. Park, et al. (2020). Updating the Institutional Collective Action Framework. Policy Studies Journal. DOI: 10.1111/psj.12392

Rachel M. Krause, Angela Y.S. Park, Christopher V. Hawkins, R.C. Feiock. (2019). The Effect of Administrative Form and Stability on Cities’ use of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventories as a basis for Mitigation. Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning. 21(6): 826-840.

Rachel M. Krause, Christopher V. Hawkins, Angela Y.S. Park, R.C. Feiock. (2019). Drivers of Policy Instrument Selection for Environmental Management by Local Governments

Public Administration Review. 79 (4), 477-487.

Park, Angela Y.S., Rachel M. Krause, R. C. Feiock. (2018). Does Collaboration Improve Organizational Efficiency? A Stochastic Frontier Approach Examining Cities' Use of EECBG Funds. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. 29 (3): 414-428.

Hawkins, Christopher V., Rachel M. Krause, Cali Curley, R.C. Feiock. (2017). The Administration and Management of Environmental Sustainability Initiatives: A Collaborative Perspective.  Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. 61 (11): 2015-2031. 

Curley, Cali, Rachel M. Krause, R.C. Feiock, Christopher V. Hawkins. (2017). Dealing with Missing Data: A comparative exploration of approaches utilizing the Integrated City Sustainability Database.  Urban Affairs Review. 55 (2): 591-615.

Feiock, R.C., Rachel M. Krause, and Christopher V. Hawkins. (2017). The Impact of Administrative Structure on the Ability of City Governments to Overcome Functional Collective Action Dilemmas: A Climate and Energy Perspective. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. 27 (4): 615–628.

Yi, Hongtao, Rachel M. Krause, and R.C. Feiock. (2017) Back-peddling or Continuing quietly? An assessment of the impact that terminating membership in ICLEI— Local Governments for Sustainability on local sustainability efforts. Environmental Politics. 26(1): 138-160.

Krause, Rachel M., John C. Pierce, and Brent Steel. (2016) The impact of auditory and visual experience with wind turbines on support for wind production and proximity-based opposition. Society & Natural Resources. 29 (12): 1452-1466.

Silvia, Chris and Rachel M. Krause. (2016) Assessing the impact of policy interventions on the adoption of plug-in electric vehicles: An agent-based model. Energy Policy. 96: 105-118.

Krause, Rachel M., B.W. Lane, Sanya Carley, John D Graham. (2016) Assessing Demand by Urban Consumers for Plug-in Electric Vehicles under Future Cost and Technological Scenarios. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation. 10 (8): 742-751.

Hawkins, Christopher V., Rachel M. Krause, R.C. Feiock, and Cali Curley. (2016) Making Meaningful Commitments: Accounting for Variation in Cities’ Investments of Staff and Fiscal Resources to Sustainability. Urban Studies. 53 (9): 1902–24.

Krause, Rachel M., Hongtao Yi, and R.C. Feiock. (2016) Applying policy termination theory to the abandonment of climate protection initiatives by U.S. local governments. Policy Studies Journal. 44(2): 176-195. 

Dumortier, Jerome, Saba Siddiki, Sanya Carley, Joshua Cisney, Rachel M. Krause, B.W. Lane, John A. Rupp, and John D. Graham. (2015) Effects of providing total cost of ownership information on consumers’ intent to purchase a hybrid or plug-in electric vehicle. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice. 72: 71-86.

Siddiki, Saba; Jerome Dumortier; Cali Curley; John D. Graham; Sanya Carley; Rachel M. Krause. (2015) Examining Drivers of Innovative Technology Adoption Intention: The Case of Plug-In Vehicles. Review of Policy Research. 32 (6):649-674.

Krause, Rachel M., R.C. Feiock and Christopher J. Hawkins. (2014) The Administrative Organization of Sustainability within Local Government. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. 26(1): 113-127.

Warren, David C., Sanya Carley, Rachel M. Krause, John Rupp, John D. Graham. (2014) "Predictors of Attitudes toward Carbon Capture and Storage using Data on Worldviews and CCS-Specific Attitudes" Science and Public Policy. 41 (6): 821-834.

Krause, Rachel M., Sanya Carley, David C. Warren, John A. Rupp and John D. Graham. (2014) Not In (or Under) my Backyard: Geographic proximity and public acceptance of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) facilities. Risk Analysis. 34(3): 529-540.

Feiock, R.C., Rachel M. Krause, and Christopher J. Hawkins. Cali Curley. (2014) The Integrated City Sustainability Database. Urban Affairs Review. 50 (4): 577-589.

Krause, Rachel M., Sanya R. Carley, B.W. Lane and John D. Graham. (2013) Perception and Reality: Public Knowledge of Plug-in Electric Vehicles in 21 U.S. Cities. Energy Policy. 63:433-440.

Wendling, Zachary, Shahzeen Attari, Sanya Carley, Rachel Krause, David Warren, John Rupp, John Graham. (2013) On the importance of strengthening moderate beliefs in climate science to foster support for immediate action. Sustainability. 5: 5153-5170.

Krause, Rachel M. (2013) The motivations behind municipal climate engagement: An empirical assessment of how local objectives shape the production of a public good. Cityscape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research. 15(1): 129-145.

Lane, B.W., Devin Hartman, Natalie Messer, Sanya Carley, Rachel M. Krause, John D. Graham. (2013) “Government promotion of the electric car: Risk management or industrial policy?” European Journal of Risk Regulation. 2013(2): 224-241.

Carley, Sanya R., Rachel M. Krause, Bradley W. Lane and John D. Graham. (2013) Intent to purchase a plug-in electric vehicle:  A survey of early impressions in large U.S. cites.

Transportation Research D: Transport and Environment. 18:39-45.

** Highly Cited Research Recognition** 

Krause, Rachel M. (2012) An Assessment of the Impact that Participation in Local Climate Networks has on Cities’ Implementation of Climate, Energy, and Transportation Policies.  Review of Policy Research. 29(5): 585-604.

Carley, Sanya R., Rachel M. Krause, David C. Warren, John A. Rupp and John D. Graham. (2012) Early public impressions of terrestrial carbon capture and storage in a coal-intensive state.  Environmental Science and Technology. 46(13): 7086-7093.

Krause, Rachel M. (2012) The Impact of Municipal Renewable Electricity Use on Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the United States. Energy Policy. 47: 246-253.

Krause, Rachel M. (2012) Political Decision-Making and the Local Provision of Public Goods: The Case of Municipal Climate Protection.  Urban Studies. 49(11): 2399-2417. 

Krause, Rachel M. (2011) An assessment of the greenhouse gas reducing activities being implemented in US cities. Local Environment. 16(2): 193-211.

Krutilla, Kerry, Rachel M. Krause. (2011)  Transaction Costs and Environmental Policy. International Review of Environmental and Resource Economics. 4(3,4): 261-354.

Krause, Rachel M. (2011) Symbolic or Substantive Policy?  Measuring the Extent of Local Commitment to Climate Protection.  Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. 29(1): 46-62.

Krause, Rachel M. (2010) Policy Innovation, Intergovernmental Relations and the Municipal Adoption of Climate Protection Initiatives. Journal of Urban Affairs. 33(1): 45-60.

Krause, Rachel M. (2009) Developing conditions for environmentally sustainable consumption: drawing insight from anti-smoking policy. International Journal of Consumer Studies. 33(3): 285-292.

Book Chapters

Krause, Rachel M. and J.C. Martel (2018) “Greenhouse Gas Management: A Case Study of a Typical American City” in Handbook of Sustainability: Case Studies and Practical Applications. Ed. Robert Brinkman and Sandra Garren. Palgrave.

Krause, Rachel M. (2014) “Climate Policy Innovation in American Cities” in Changing Climate Politics: U.S. Policies and Civic Action. Ed. Yael Wolinsky-Nahmias. CQ Press.