Montana State University

Department of Political Science

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172240
Bozeman, MT 59717-2240

Tel: (406) 994-4141
Fax: (406) 994-6692
Location: 2-143 Wilson Hall

Department Head

Linda Young
lmyoung@montana.edu



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Jerry D. Johnson, Professor

Jerry D. Johnson
D.A., Idaho State University, 1985

Curriculum: Administrative law, public lands and natural resource
policy

Courses:

PSCI 214IS - Principles of Political Science
PSCI 362 - Natural Resource Policy
PSCI 461 - Administrative Law

Research Agenda: The changing political economy of the West

Phone: 406-994-5164
E-mail: jdj@montana.edu

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Educational Background

D.A./M.P.A., Idaho State University, 1985

Major Areas: American Government, Economics
Minor Areas: Public Administration, Sociology

BA Political Science, Idaho State University, 1979


Academic Positions

2005 – Current Professor, Department of Political Science, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana

1989 – 2005 Associate Professor (granted with tenure 1995), Department of Political Science, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana

1986 – 1989 Assistant Professor, Department of Public Administration, Troy State University – Europe, Wiesbaden, Germany

1982 – 1986 Political Science, Northwest Community College, Powell, Wyoming


Research & Publications

Research Agenda:  The changing political economy of the West

Selected Publications:

Articles

Johnson, J. D. & Snepenger, D. S. (2002). Community Solidarity Regarding Tourism Development in a Transitional Rural Economy. In: R. Butler (editor) The Tourism Lifecycle: Applications and Modifications. Forthcoming (2003).

Hansen, Andrew J., Rasker, R., Maxwell, B. M., Rotella, J. J., Johnson, J. D., Parmenter, A. W., Langner, U., Cohen, W. B., Lawrence, R. L. & Kraska, M. P. (2002). Ecological Causes and Consequences of Demographic Change in the New West. BioScience, Vol. 52, No. 2, pp. 151–162.

Heitschmidt, R. K., Johnson, J. D. & Klement, K. D. (2001). Social Values in the Assessment of Livestock Grazing in the Great Plains. Great Plains Research. Vol. 11(2):361

Johnson, J. D. &  Maxwell, B. M. (2001). The Role of the Conservation Reserve Program in Controlling Rural Residential Development.  Journal of Rural Studies. Vol. 17, 323-332.

Snepenger, Reiman, Johnson & Snepenger. (1998). “Is Downtown Mainly for Tourists: Residents’ Strategies for Responding to Tourism Impacts.” Journal of Travel Research.

Johnson, J. D. (1998). "The New West Boom Towns, the Ecological Trap, and Migration." Montana Policy Review. 8(1); 33-38.

Johnson, J. D. & Maxwell, B. M. (1996). “Community Sustainability Through Ecosystem Management and Planning.” Montana Policy Review. 6(1).

Johnson, J. D. & Rasker, R. (1995). "The Role Of Economic And Quality Of Life Values In Rural Business Location." Journal of Rural Studies. 11(4); 405-416.

Johnson, J. D. (1995). “Knowing Your Local Community: The Role of Socio-Economic Profiles for Learning About the Changing West." Invited paper. International Research in Geographic and Environmental Education.  4(1):117-124.

Snepenger, D. J., Johnson, J. D. & Rasker, R. (1995). "Travel Stimulated Entrepreneurial Migration." Journal of Travel Research. Summer

Johnson, J. D., Snepenger, D. J. & Akis, S. (1994). "Host Resident Perceptions of Tourism in a Transitional Rural Economy." Annals of Tourism Research. 21(3).

Johnson, J. D. & Snepenger, D. J. (1992). "Application of the Tourism Life Cycle Concept in the Greater Yellowston.". Journal of Society and Natural Resources. Vol. 6:127-148.

Book Chapters

Johnson, J. D. & Godwin, I. C. (2006). Ice Climbing. In Buckley, R. (ed.) Adventure Tourism. Oxfordshire, UK: CABI Publishing.

Johnson, J. D. & Maxwell, B. M. & Aspinall, R. (2002). Moving Nearer to Heaven: Growth and Change in the Greater Yellowstone Region, USA. In: xxxxx. (pp. xx Chapter xx XX. Ralf Buckley, editor.

Maxwell, B. M., Johnson, J. D., & Montagne, C. (2000). “Predicting Land Use Change In And Around A Rural Community”. In: Spatial Information For Land Use Management. M. Hill And R. Aspinal (Eds).

Johnson, J.D. & Thompson, W. (1991). "Montana". In: International Casino Law. Cabot, Thompson, Tottenham (eds.). Institute for the Study of Gambling and Commercial Gaming. University of Nevada Press, Reno, NV. (Attached) Revised and updated for 2nd edition for release in 1993.

Johnson, J. D. & Akis, S. (1991). "Turkey". In: International Casino Law. Cabot, Thompson, Tottenham (eds.). Institute for the Study of Gambling and Commercial Gaming. University of Nevada Press, Reno, NV. (Attached) Revised, updated and co-authored with R.S. Karahan for 2nd edition for release in 1993.

Videos

Co-Producer and presenter (with Vicki York): Knowing Your Local Community: Using Federal Information to Learn About Community Change. 1995.

Designed as a companion to the workbook “Measuring Change in Rural Communities: A Workbook for Determining Demographic, Economic and Fiscal Trends”, this video presentation highlights the role of the Federal Depository Library system as a source of rural data. The intended audiences are depository librarians and community researchers. Funding from Council on Library Resources Cooperative Research Program.