UNC MPA faculty as engaged scholars in leading public administration organizations

UNC Master of Public Administration faculty members contribute their talents through a variety of public administration national leadership and service positions. Reflecting the breadth of expertise of its faculty, UNC MPA faculty provide service as committee members, board members, and editors of some of the nation and world’s leading scholarly public sector organizations.

“Our faculty have been extraordinarily successful connecting the School’s model of engaged scholarship with the broader national academic and professional communities,” said UNC School of Government Dean Aimee N. Wall. “As recognized experts in their fields of public administration, they are making practical and significant contributions that not only advance the field but directly benefit our students and North Carolina’s public officials every day.”

Read more about the variety of public service organizations and positions with which UNC MPA faculty engage.

 

Whitney Afonso, Professor of Public Administration and Government

Editorial board member| Journal of Public Administration Research and TheoryPublic Budgeting & Finance

Executive committee member | Association for Budgeting & Financial Management

Finance committee member | Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration

 

Leisha DeHart-Davis, Professor of Public Administration and Government; Director, Local Government Workplaces Initiative

Founding board member | Consortium of Race, Gender, and Equity Researchers

Board member | Center for Organizational Research and Design, Arizona State University

Editorial board member | The American Review of Public Administration; State and Local Government Review

 

Willow S. Jacobson, Director, UNC MPA Program; Robert W. Bradshaw Jr. Distinguished Professor of Public Administration and Government

Board member | The Section on Personnel Administration and Labor Relations, American Society for Public Administration

Editorial board member | Public Personnel Management; Review of Public Personnel Administration; Korean Journal of Policy Studies

 

Jonathan Q. Morgan, Professor of Public Administration and Government

Board of directors | International Economic Development Council

 

Kimberly L. Nelson, Professor of Public Administration and Government

Board member |The Section on Intergovernmental Administration and Management, American Society for Public Administration

Co-editor | State and Local Government Review

Co-chair | Local Government Education Committee, Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration; Graduate Education Committee, International City/County Management Association

Editorial board member| Public Administration Review; The American Review of Public Administration

 

William C. Rivenbark, Professor of Public Administration and Government

Editorial board member | International Journal of Public Administration; Public Administration QuarterlyPublic Administration Review

 

John B. Stephens, Associate Professor of Public Administration and Government

Steering committee member | University Network for Collaborative Governance

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