Maxwell School

Ross Rubenstein

Professor and Chair, Public Administration and International Affairs

Ross Rubenstein

Contact Information

215 Eggers Hall
(315) 443-4000

Office Hours:
by appointment only

Staff Support:
Kathleen Fennie (x4000)

Curriculum Vitae
Ross Rubenstein's CV

Associate Dean
Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research


Ph.D., New York University, 1997


Education policy and finance, merit-based scholarships, state lotteries



Financial Management in State and Local Government


Professor Ross Rubenstein is Associate Dean and Chair of the Department of Public Administration and International Affairs. His research focuses on public finance and education policy, including funding equity and adequacy in education, public sector performance and efficiency measurement, budgeting and resource allocation in school districts, and college scholarship programs. Professor Rubenstein has received a number of awards for his research and teaching and his work has been funded by organizations including the U.S. Department of Education, the American Education Research Association, and the Russell Sage Foundation. He has conducted training programs in public finance and budgeting for government officials from numerous countries and served as a staff member on Georgia’s Education Reform Study Commission. In 2012, Professor Rubenstein was elected a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.

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