Dr. Parsons specializes in Presidential politics and policy making, Presidential leadership, application of leadership theory to the public sector, executive branch decision making, administrative decision making, administrative law and regulation in particular water rights and environmental regulation, and water resources administration, policy implementation in water resources management and crime policy, American institutions, state and local politics and community leadership.
PhD, University of Arizona
Administrative Law and Regulation
Public Policy Analysis
Political and Civil Leadership
Campaigns and Elections
James G. Houston, Phillip B. Bridgmon, and William Parsons. Criminal Justice and the Policy Process (2nd Ed.) University Press of American, 2008.
President-Elect of the Iowa Political Science Association
Folwell Chair, endowed chair in Pre-Law and Political Science at St. Ambrose University