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Matt Young

Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs

Masood Hyder

Contact Information
myoung10@maxwell.syr.edu

320 Eggers Hall
(315) 443-5849

Senior Research Associate, Campbell Public Affairs Institute

Degree

Ph.D., University of Southern California, 2017

Specialties

Public management, public sector innovation and technology, public service delivery, governance, civic engagement, social justice

Biography

Assistant Professor Matt Young with the Department of Public Administration and International Affairs joined Syracuse University in 2017. He teaches public organizations and management, and electives on technology and innovation in the public sector.

 

Prior to joining Maxwell, Professor Young was a graduate student at the University of Southern California. In addition to his research agenda, Dr. Young worked as a data scientist for the USC project team on an NIH-funded grant project to create a contextualized data resource for the Health and Retirement Study. He also has over ten years of private sector experience in both hardware and software technology startups, and consulting. Previously, he was a Marketing Manager at Moore, Iacofano, Goltsman (MIG); Product Manager and Software Quality Assurance Manager at L2, Inc.; and a Software Quality Assurance Engineer at Rendition, Inc. and Micron Technologies, Inc.

 

His primary research interests include public management; public sector innovation and technology; public service delivery; governance; civic engagement; and social justice.

 

Professor Young has won numerous awards including the Dissertation Completion Fellowship Award from the University of Southern California, Outstanding Achievement Award from Sol Price School of Public Policy, Price School Ph.D. Fellowship from the University of Southern California and the Dean’s Merit Scholar, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California. During his time in graduate school he served as the Vice President for the PhD student association at the Price School of Public Policy and on the Student Advisory Committee for the Association of Public Policy and Management.

 

Dr. Young has a Ph.D. from the University of Southern California Sol Price School of Public Policy, a Masters of Public Policy from the University of Southern California Sol Price School of Public Policy, and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley.