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Wells, Dominic D. 2021. From Collective Bargaining to Collective Begging: How Public Employees Win and Lose the Right to Bargain. Temple University Press.


Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Wells, Dominic D. and Bryan K. Robinson. Forthcoming. "Police Unions and Police Fatalities in the United States, 1990-2018." International Journal of Police Science & Management.


Wells, Dominic D. 2022. "Do Collective Bargaining Rights Save Lives? A Rare Event Analysis of Firefighter Fatalities in the United States." Risk, Hazards, & Crisis in Public Policy 13(2): 100-117. 

Wells, Dominic D. and Trey Peters. 2022. "Retrenchment Clauses and the Problem of Force Majeure: Evidence from AAUP Collective Bargaining Agreements in Ohio.  Journal of Collective Bargaining in the Academy 13, Article 2. 

Wells, Dominic D., Joshua R. Meddaugh, and David Pena. 2020. "What Does This Meme to You? A Test of a Critical Thinking Exercise for the American Government Classroom." Questions in Politics 7: 18-27. 


Wells, Dominic D. 2018. “You All Made Dank Memes: Using Internet Memes to Promote Critical Thinking.” Journal of Political Science Education 14(2): 240-248.  


Wells, Dominic D. and Anthony D. Molina. 2017. “The Truth About Honesty.” Journal of Public and Nonprofit Affairs 3(3): 292-308.


Wells, Dominic D. and Nathan A. Nemire. 2017. “Introducing Students to the Application of Statistics and Investigative Methods in Political Science.” Teaching Statistics 39(2): 47-51.


Book Chapters 


Wells, Dominic D. 2016. “The Dynamics of Direct Democracy and Voter Turnout.”  In Why Don’t Americans Vote: Causes and Consequences. Bridgett A. King and Kathleen Hale. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO Greenwood.


Kear, Andrew R. and Dominic D. Wells. 2014. “Coalitions are People: Policy Narratives and the Defeat of Ohio Senate Bill 5.” In The Science of Stories: Applications of the Narrative Policy Framework in Public Policy Analysis. Michael D. Jones, Elizabeth A. Shanahan, Mark K. McBeth. New York: Palgrave.


Book Reviews


Shelton, Jon. 2018. Teacher Strike! Public Education and the Making of a New American Political Order (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017). Journal of Public Affairs Education

Luban, David. 2017. Torture, Power, and Law (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014). Terrorism and Political Violence.


Atack, Iain. 2015. Nonviolence in Political Theory (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2012). Peace & Change.


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