Program Faculty

Dr. Mark C. Ellickson

Research and professional interests: State legislative politics; job satisfaction; survey research methodology; applied survey research for governmental, commercial, and non-profit organizations

Dr. David E. Johnson

Dr. David E. Johnson

Master of Public Administration Program Director

Research and professional interests: Use of Information technology in decision making; computer simulation and modeling for disaster response; social vulnerability; integration of geographic information systems in public service

Dr. James B. Kaatz

Research and professional interests: Employee motivation; local government employee compensation; Public service motivation; cooperation and conflict among local elected officials

Dr. Yuhua Qiao

Research and professional interests: Public risk management; public procurement; politics in state budgeting; interstate fiscal disparities; revenue forecasting; China’s pension system; China revenue policies China’s health policies

Dr. Patrick G. Scott

Dr. Patrick G. Scott

Professor
Program Director, Master of Public Administration

Research and professional interests: Bureaucracy; red tape; leadership; strategic management; program evaluation