The Blue Review has published 470 articles online dating back to 2008. We are currently in the process of bringing previous articles into our new website. Articles not found below can be viewed on the Boise State Albertsons Library archives.
Past articles are being reformatted in reverse-chronological order. See the archives below, but be aware that re-formatting, importation of images, and importation of author information remains a work in progress.
Monday, Jan 13th, 2020
How marijuana legalization would benefit the criminal justice systemCody Jorgensen is Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Boise State University. His research interests...
Monday, Dec 9th, 2019
Five Questions for Ellyn Enderlin“Five Questions” is a new feature at The Blue Review. We ask scholars, activists, and...
Monday, Dec 2nd, 2019
Five Questions for Brian Wampler“Five Questions” is a new feature at The Blue Review. We ask scholars, activists, and...
Friday, Nov 22nd, 2019
It Isn’t Just the Economy, StupidRoss E. Burkhart, Boise State University Dr. Burkhart is Professor of Public Policy and Administration...
Friday, Nov 15th, 2019
What is development? Let’s think beyond GDP per capitaBy Nisha Bellinger, Boise State Political Science Nisha Bellinger is an Assistant Professor of Political...
Tuesday, Sep 24th, 2019
Poison Oak and Raft Races: A History of the Boise River GreenbeltBy Brandi Burns, Boise City Department of Arts and History Brandi Burns’ mission is to...
Monday, Feb 11th, 2019
Demagogues and DemocracyGregory A. Raymond is Distinguished Professor of Political Science Emeritus at Boise State University. A...
Monday, May 28th, 2018
Women are Running for Governor; Will They Win?
Thursday, May 24th, 2018
A Positive Local Project
Monday, May 21st, 2018
An Unlikely Alliance
Thursday, May 17th, 2018
Civility, Free Speech, and Safe Spaces
Monday, May 14th, 2018
Explanations for Problem Drinking and What We Can Do About It
Monday, Apr 23rd, 2018
Engagement with the ExtremesDr. Isaac Castellano earned a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Kentucky in...
Friday, Apr 20th, 2018
Barbara Bush, Cecil Andrus, and Some Idaho PotatoesMarc C. Johnson served as press secretary and chief of staff to Idaho’s only four-term...
Sunday, Apr 15th, 2018
Enough Water to Make a Desert Bloom … For NowJillian Moroney is a postdoctoral fellow at Boise State University. She enjoys working at the...
Friday, Apr 13th, 2018
Crystal RevisitedFrancisco Salinas serves as Boise State University’s first Director for Student Diversity and Inclusion. The...
Monday, Apr 9th, 2018
Out from the ShadowsBrian Pappas is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Service at Boise State...