Sarah Pralle is an associate professor of political science at the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. Pralle also serves as a senior research associate for the Campbell Public Affairs Institute.
Her research focuses on the politics that affect public policy processes, particularly in the area of environmental policy. Pralle is currently working on a project that examines the politics of mapping flood zones in U.S. communities, which is part of a larger effort to understand climate change adaptation. Other areas of Pralle’s interests include examining the social construction of policy success and failure.
Pralle has written a number of academic articles, book chapters and policy reports on environmental politics and policy. Prior to joining the faculty at the Maxwell School, Pralle was a post-doctoral fellow at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.