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Institutional determinants of public policy
Local land use policies (open space protection, zoning, annexation)
Federal and state civil rights policies of the twentieth century (courts and legislatures)
Policies of the Progressive Era (voting reforms and immigration restrictions)
Ph.D., Political Science, University of California, Riverside, 1995
M.A., Political Science, University of California, Riverside, 1993
B.A., Political Science, California State University, San Bernardino, 1989
Jennifer Alexander, Ph.D.
Public administration theory
Administrative responsibility and discretion
The political role of nonprofits (citizenship, advocacy, policy implementation)
Ethics, social equity and race
Ph.D., Public Administration and Policy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1993.
M.S., Geography, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1985
B.S., Foreign Service, History and Diplomacy of Developing Nations, Georgetown University, Washington, 1978
Lecturer II, Internship Coordinator & Undergraduate Advisor of Record
Public Administration & Policy
Master of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin
B.A. in Communications, Pennsylvania State University
City managers and administrative power
Accountability in local government
Public policy process (implementation)
Professionalism in public service
Public administration theory
Structural equation modeling methodology
Ph.D., Public Administration Theory, Florida Atlantic University, 2005
M.A., Public Administration, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, 2001
B.S., Public Administration, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, 1998
Maria Veronica Elias, Ph.D.
Public administration theory and epistemology
Public organization theory
Community organizing and civic engagement
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, 1999
Intersections of public/private organizations and structures
Philanthropy and grant making foundations in public education
Civic health and community-based organizational initiatives
Ph.D., Public Administration & Policy, Arizona State University, 2014
Master of Public Service and Administration, Texas A&M University, 2007
B.A., International Studies & Economics, University of Miami, 2003
Patricia Jaramillo, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Political Science, University of Colorado at Boulder
M.P.Aff. Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin
B.A. Political Science, Southwestern University
Science & technology policy
Ph.D., Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006
M.A., Sociology, Central European University
B.A., Sociology, Sofia University
Christopher Reddick, Ph.D.
Information technology and public administration
Economics and finance
Ph.D., Politics, The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, 2000
M.B.A., Business Studies - Agricultural Economics and Business, The University of Guelph, Canada, 1996
M.A., Political Studies, The University of Guelph, Canada, 1994
B.A., Double Major Honors, Political Science and Economics, The University of Guelph, Canada, 1993
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Convention center development
Ph.D., Government, Harvard University
B.A., Political Science, Johns Hopkins University
The qualifications to be considered as an adjunct lecturer in the MPA program are a doctorate degree
in public administration or related field of study, or a master’s degree with a strong record as a city manager, CEO, CFO, Development Director or other relevant professional management work experience to the course’s specific subject matter. Teaching experience is desirable.
Qualifications to Teach at the Undergraduate Level
The qualifications to be considered as an adjunct lecturer in the Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration & Policy program are a master’s degree
in public administration or related field of study. Teaching and/or work experience relevant to the
course’s specific subject matter is desirable.
How to Apply
Those interested in applying should email the Interim Department Chair, Dr. Francine Romero, at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants should attach a cover letter detailing their qualifications along with their interested courses. In addition, candidates should submit a detailed resume.
UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.
Department of Public Administration
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