Maria Veronica Elias, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Public Administration

Maria Veronica Elias, Ph.D.

Research Interests

  • Public administration theory and epistemology
  • Public organization theory
  • Community organizing and civic engagement
  • Borderland governance


  • Ph.D., Urban Studies and Public Affairs, The University of Akron, 2008
  • M.A., Geography and Urban Planning. The University of Akron, 2003
  • Graduate Certificate, M.S. Management and Preservation of Natural Areas, The International University of Andalusia, La Rábida, Huelva, Spain 1999
  • B.A., Geography, University Graduate in Geography—Licenciatura, The National University of the South, Bahia Blanca, Argentina, 2000

Honors and Awards


Grants, Patents and Clinical Trials