Michael   J.  DeLor

Lecturer I  

Office: ELABN 212
Phone: (956) 665-3347
Email: michael.delor@utrgv.edu

Dr. Michael J. DeLor

Dr. Michael J. DeLor studies electric utility regulation and teaches U.S. Government and Public Policy classes.

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Private Electric Utility Regulation
    • U.S. Government
  • Education

    • PhD, Public Administration/Public Affairs, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 2014
    • MPA, Public Administration, University of Wyoming, 2006
    • BA, Political Science, Syracuse University, 1995




Selected Publications


  • Larkin Dudley and Michael DeLor. "When to Outsource? Consider Inherently Governmental.," No. PA Times, 31, no. 7 July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2008: 3.



Selected Presentations


  • Michael DeLor. "The Influence of Congressional Partisanship and Ideology on the Federal Decision to Restructure Electric Utility Markets," 2015 The American Society for Public Administration Annual Conference, American Society for Public Administration, Chicago, IL (March 2015)

  • Michael DeLor. "State-Level Partisanship and Ideology and Its Influence on the State Legislative Choice to Restructure Electric Utility Markets," 2015 North Carolina Political Science Association Annual Conference, North Carolina Political Science Association, Charlotte, NC (February 2015)

  • Michael DeLor. "Re-Thinking Non-Profit Regulation of the Electric Grid.," 2010 Southeast Conference on Public Administration (SECOPA), Southeast Conference on Public Administration (SECOPA), Wilmington, NC (October 2010)

  • Michael DeLor. "Changes in Electric Utility Regulation in the United States: Needing a Broader Framework," 2010 Southern Political Science Association (SPSA), Southern Political Science Association (SPSA), Atlanta, GA (January 2010)

  • Michael DeLor. "Developing a Model to Explain Politics in Public Administration," 2009 Southeast Conference on Public Administration (SECOPA), Southeast Conference on Public Administration (SECOPA), Louisville, KY (October 2009)

  • Michael DeLor. "The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC): Working to Provide a Stable National Electric Grid," 2008 Southeast Conference on Public Administration (SECOPA), Southeast Conference on Public Administration (SECOPA), Orlando, FL (September 2008)

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