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Carol L Silva, Ph.D.

Co-Director, Institute for Public Policy Research & Analysis (IPPRA)

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Office: 2300 5 Partner Place



Research Fields: Environmental Politics, Science & Tech Policy, Contingent Valuation Methodology, Policy Analysis, Risk Analysis & Assessment, Gender & Risk Perception, Public Opinion and Survey Research Methodology

B.A., University of New Mexico
M.A., Ph.D., University of Rochester

Carol L Silva (PhD in political science & public policy from the University of Rochester (1998) is the Edith Kinney Gaylord Presidential Professor of Political Science, and Co-Directs the Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (IPPRA) at the University of Oklahoma. She specializes in the building and conduct of research programs for transdisciplinary teams, the coordination of resources that encourage and support the achievements of those teams, and contributing to social science discoveries. She is an experienced instructor, and directs research programs in the domains of environmental policy, the intersection of technology and democratic institutions, weather and climate policy, COVID-19 adaptation, and benefit cost analysis/non-market valuation. You can see some of her work at: