Public Administration/Public Policy

Dr. Tom Birkland

William T. Kretzer Professor Of Public Policy, School Of Public And International Affairs

The process and politics of public policy (politics and process), including the politics and policy making processes involved in aviation safety; natural disasters (earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, volcanoes, etc.); industrial accidents (airplane crashes, oil spills, nuclear power, etc.); American politics; science, technology and public policy; environmental policy; policy analysis; politics of Alaska and the Western United States.

Areas of Expertise
Environmental Policy
American Government
Climate Change
Environmental Policy
Public Administration/Public Policy
Colleges
CHASS

Dr. James Brunet

Assistant Professor Of Political Science And Public Administration

Criminal justice, police administration, corrections, crime policy

Areas of Expertise
Public Administration/Public Policy
Violence/Crime
Colleges
CHASS

Dr. Jerrell Coggburn

Associate Professor And Chair Of The Department Of Public Administration

 Research on government performance. More specifically, in improving understanding of consequences — both positive and negative — of administrative reform and practice on government performance, particularly at the state level. Research focuses primarily on public human resource management (HRM). Secondary interests include public procurement and public management.

Areas of Expertise
Health Care Reform
Human Resources
Public Administration/Public Policy
Colleges
CHASS

Dr. Dennis Daley

Professor Of Political Science And Public Administration

Public administration and public policy. Personnel and human resources management. Topical areas of strategic planning, job analysis and evaluation, compensation, performance appraisal, training and development. Negotiation and mediation

Areas of Expertise
Public Administration/Public Policy
Colleges
CHASS

Dr. Rick Kearney

Professor And Director Of The School Of Public And International Affairs

Public sector labor relations and collective bargaining--including pending state and national legislation to extend bargaining to NC state
and local employees; Public sector human resource issues and policy: pay, benefits, merit systems, etc.; state politics; public administration: human resource management and intergovernmental relations.

Areas of Expertise
American Government
Environmental Policy
Public Administration/Public Policy
Colleges
CHASS