Texas Tech University

Robert Forbis, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Political Science

Email: robert.forbis@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 834-4047

Office: Holden Hall 14

Robert Forbis is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Texas Tech University.  He received his B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin (1990); and received his Masters of Public Administration (2004) and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Utah (2010). His research interests primarily concern Environmental Politics and Policy with emphasis on the policy nexus of environmental protection and energy development.  His research specifically addresses political conflicts triggered by the hydraulic fracturing (fracking) energy resource development process.  He teaches courses on Public Lands and Resource Management, Sustainability, Energy and Environmental Policy.

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Department of Political Science

  • Address

    Dept. of Political Science, Texas Tech University, 113 Holden Hall, Boston & Akron Streets, Lubbock, TX 79409-1015 Fax: 806.742.0850
  • Phone

    806.742.3121
  • Email

    pols.webmaster@ttu.edu