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Faculty List

Badi H. Baltagi
Distinguished Professor, Economics
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1979
Econometrics

Robert Bifulco
Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Associate Dean and Chair, Public Administration and International Affairs
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2001
Education finance and policy; program evaluation

Leonard Burman
Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Paul Volcker Chair in Behavioral Economics
Institute Fellow, Urban Institute
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1985
Federal tax policy, budget policy, tax expenditures, the individual alternative minimum tax, the changing role of taxation in social policy.

Thomas H. Dennison
Professor of Practice, Public Administration and International Affairs
Program Advisor, Health Services Management and Policy
Director, Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1987
Health care management, health care finance, home and community based care, nonprofit governance

Alfonso Flores-Lagunes
Professor, Economics
Melvin A. Eggers Economics Faculty Scholar
Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2001
Labor economics; applied and theoretical econometrics

Sarah Hamersma
Associate Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2004
Public economics, labor economics and applied econometrics

Madonna Harrington Meyer
Professor, Sociology
Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence
Faculty Affiliate, Aging Studies Institute
Ph.D., Florida State University, 1991
Social Policy, Aging, Gender, Life Course

Colleen Heflin
Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2002
Social policy, poverty policy, child and family policy

William C. Horrace
Distinguished Professor, Economics
Director of Graduate Studies
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1996
Econometrics, firm-level production and efficiency analysis, peer effects and strategic interactions, crime and policing

Yilin Hou
Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Tenth Decade Faculty Scholar
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2002
Fiscal policy, public budgeting, intergovernmental fiscal relations

Hugo Jales
Assistant Professor, Economics
Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 2015
Labor economics, econometrics

Jeffrey D. Kubik
Professor, Economics
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997
Public finance, labor economics

Yoonseok Lee
Associate Professor, Economics
Director of Masters Studies
Ph.D., Yale University, 2006
Econometric theory and applied econometrics

Leonard M. Lopoo
Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Director, Center for Policy Research
Director, Maxwell X Lab
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2001
Child and family policy, economic demography

Amy Lutz
Associate Professor, Sociology
Ph.D., University of Albany, State University of New York, 2002
Race and ethnicity, immigration, bilingualism, educational inequality

Yingyi Ma
Associate Professor, Sociology
Director of Asian/Asian American Studies
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2006
Education, Migration, Asian/Asian American Studies

Katherine Michelmore
Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Ph.D., Cornell University, 2014
Family policy, economics of education, labor economics

Jerry Miner
Professor Emeritus, Economics
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1958
Public economics, human resources economics, school finance

Shannon Monnat
Associate Professor, Sociology
Lerner Chair of Public Health Promotion
Ph.D., University at Albany, SUNY, 2008
Social demography, social determinants of health and health disparities, spatial differences in morbidity and mortality, inequality and social stratification

Jan Ondrich
Professor, Economics
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1983
Econometrics, labor economics, urban economics

David Popp
Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Carolyn Rapking Faculty Scholar in Public Administration and Policy
Ph.D., Yale University, 1997
Environmental economics, economics of technological change

Stuart Rosenthal
Professor and Chair, Economics
Maxwell Advisory Board Professor of Economics
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1986
Urban economics, state and local public economies, real estate finance and housing

Michah Rothbart
Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Ph.D., New York University
Nonprofit and public financial management, public budgeting, education policy

Rebecca Schewe
Assistant Professor, Sociology
O'Hanley Faculty Scholar
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Environmental and natural resource sociology

Amy Ellen Schwartz
Professor, Economics and Public Administration and International Affairs
Daniel Patrick Moynihan Chair in Public Affairs
Ph.D., Economics, Columbia University
Public economics, economics of education, urban economics

Saba Siddiki
Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Ph.D., University of Colorado Denver, 2011
Policy design, implementation, and compliance; collaborative governance; institutional analysis; sustainability technology and behavior; environmental policy; food policy

Perry Singleton
Associate Professor, Economics
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 2007
Public finance, health economics

Yulong Wang
Assistant Professor, Economics
Ph.D., Princeton University, 2017
Econometrics, applied econometrics, risk management, finance

Michael J. Wasylenko
Professor, Economics
Maxwell Advisory Board Professor of Economics
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1975
Public finance, public finance in developing countries, urban economics

Peter Wilcoxen
Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence
Director, Center for Environmental Policy and Administration
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1989
Natural resource and environmental economics

John M. Yinger
Trustee Professor, Economics and Public Administration and International Affairs
Director, Education Finance and Accountability Program (EFAP)
Associate Director, Center for Policy Research
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1975
State and local government finance, education, urban policy