Linda J. Beck
Areas of Expertise & Civic Involvements
Beck’s current research interests focus on civic engagement and the role of civil society organizations in holding public officials accountable for their formulation and implementation of public policy. While her research has been typically conducted internationally, particularly in Africa, she is active in Maine’s environmental community, currently serving as the president of the Maine Conservation Alliance. She teaches courses on Social Accountability, Environmental Politics, and African as well as American politics.