Public and Nonprofit Management — Faculty

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"...public service is a stimulating, proud, and lively enterprise. It is not just a way of life, it is a way to live fully." — Lee H. Hamilton

Paul Battaglio
Associate Professor of Public Affairs
MPA Director
Managing Editor of Review of Public Personnel Administration

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Education: PhD, Public Administration, University of Georgia
Research areas: Public human resource management, organization theory and behavior, comparative public policy

Teodoro J. Benavides
Executive in Residence
Member of National Academy of Public Administration

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Education: Public Affairs, Southern Methodist University
Research areas: City management, financial management and budgeting, leadership and community planning

Galia Cohen
Senior Lecturer
Associate Director of the Justice Administration and Leadership (JAL) program

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Education: PhD, Public Affairs, University of Texas at Dallas
Research areas: Human resource management, leadership, organizational behavior

Doug Goodman
Professor of Public Affairs
Program Head of Public and Nonprofit Management

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Education: PhD, Political Science, University of Utah
Research areas: Public Human resource management, organizational behavior, public management, sustainability

Evgenia Gorina
Assistant Professor

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Education: PhD, Public Administration and Policy, Arizona State University
Research areas: Public retirement systems, municipal fiscal health, fiscal rules and institutions, migration and demographic change

James Harrington
Assistant Professor

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Education: PhD, Public Affairs, University of Missouri
Research areas: Accountability reforms, performance management, program evaluation, policy analysis, and education governance

L. Douglas Kiel
Professor of Public Affairs and Administration

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Education: PhD, Political Science, University of Oklahoma
Research areas: Biology and neuroscience of leadership, leading and managing complex systems, improving organizational performance

Young-joo Lee
Associate Professor of Public Affairs

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Education: PhD, Public Administration and Policy, University of Georgia
Research areas: Nonprofit management, organizational behavior, volunteerism

Sarah Maxwell
Associate Professor of Public Affairs

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Education: PhD, Public Policy, George Mason University
Research areas: Social media, nonprofits, higher education, pathways to postsecondary education, youth development

John McCaskill
Clinical Professor of Public Affairs
Pi Alpha Alpha Advisor

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Education: PhD, University of Texas at Dallas
Research areas: Organizational dynamics under conditions of resource scarcity, sustainability of networks across and within sectors in public activities

Meghna Sabharwal
Associate Professor of Public Affairs
PhD Advisor

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Education: PhD, Public Administration, Arizona State University
Research areas: Public human resource management, workforce diversity, comparative public human resources practices, high-skilled migration