PAIA Faculty

Faculty members with PAIA appointments are listed below. The full Maxwell School Faculty list includes many professors from other departments who teach in the interdisciplinary MAIR degree program.

You will find many PAIA faculty members amid the list of Maxwell School Faculty Awards & Honors.

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Jeb Beagles
Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2017
Organization theory, network theory, collaborative and nonprofit governance, international non-governmental organizations

Robert Bifulco

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

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Stuart Brown
Professor of Practice and Vice Chair, Public Administration and International Affairs
Senior Research Associate, Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1985
International macroeconomics and finance, international political economy

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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.

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Julia Carboni
Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2012
Collaborative governance, nonprofit management, organizational networks, food systems

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Renée de Nevers
Associate Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Chair, Social Science Program
Associate Professor, Political Science, Courtesy Appointment
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1992
International security, international relations, private military and security companies

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Todd Dickey
Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Ph.D., Cornell University, expected December 2018
Public sector labor and employment relations, workplace conflict management and dispute resolution systems, collective bargaining and organizing, labor-management partnership, negotiation, mediation and arbitration theory and practice, labor and employment law, organization theory and change

Sarah Hamersma

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

Colleen Heflin

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

Yilin Hou

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

Masood Hyder

Masood Hyder
Professor of Practice, Public Administration and International Affairs
M.Sc., University of Wales, 1976
Humanitarian action, United Nations organization, food security

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W. Henry Lambright
Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs and Political Science
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1966
Science and technology policy, environmental policy and administration

Leonard Lopoo

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

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John McPeak
Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1999
Development economics, natural resource economics, African agricultural development

Katherine Michelmore

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

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Robert B. Murrett
Professor of Practice, Public Administration and International Affairs
Deputy Director, Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism
M.A., Georgetown University M.S.S.I., National Defense Intelligence College
National security, international relations, military and defense strategy, leadership

Tina Nabatchi

Tina Nabatchi
Associate Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Tenth Decade Faculty Scholar
Co-Director, Collaborative Governance Initiative
Research Associate, Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration
Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington, 2007
Public management, policy, and law; public participation; collaborative governance; conflict resolution

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Sean O'Keefe
University Professor
Howard G. and S. Louise Phanstiel Chair in Strategic Management and Leadership
Distinguished Senior Advisor, Center for Strategic and International Studies
M.P.A., Syracuse University, 1978
Public management, national security policy and strategy, public finance and public budgeting, financial management, technology development and innovation management, executive leadership

John Palmer

John L. Palmer
University Professor and Dean Emeritus
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1971
Public policy, public management, public finance, U.S. and comparative social policy, Medicare and Social Security

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Rebecca Warne Peters
Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Ph.D., Brown University, 2011
Angola, Lusophone Africa, international development, global public health, nongovernmental organizations

David Popp

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

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

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Sabina Schnell
Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Ph.D., George Washington University, 2014
Transparency, anti-corruption, good governance, comparative public administration, public sector reform in developing countries, development policy and administration

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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

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

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David M. Van Slyke
Dean
Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Louis A. Bantle Chair in Business and Government Policy
Ph.D., Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, University at Albany, State University of New York, 1999
Public and nonprofit management, government contracting, public-private partnerships, policy implementation, strategic management

Peter Wilcoxen

Peter Wilcoxen
Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Ajello Professor in Energy and Environmental Policy
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

Doug Wolf

Douglas A. Wolf
Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Gerald B. Cramer Professor of Aging Studies
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1977
Aging and public policy, population studies, quantitative methods

John Yinger

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

Masood Hyder

Matt Young
Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Ph.D., University of Southern California, 2017
Public management, public sector innovation and technology, public service delivery, governance, civic engagement, social justice


Emeritus Faculty

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William C. Banks
Professor Emeritus, Public Administration and International Affairs
Board of Advisors Distinguished Professor (Law)
Founding Director, Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism
Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence
J.D., University of Denver, 1974
National security law, domestic and international terrorism, emergency powers, covert war powers, problems of official corruption, civil/military relations, appropriations powers

Edwin Bock
Emeritus Professor of Political Science/ Public Administration and International Affairs
A.B. (Dartmouth), Advanced Studies, London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London
National planning and defense; government, mass media and the arts; executive politics

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Susan R. Borker
Associate Professor Emeritus, Sociology
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1971
Quantitative methods, sex and gender, work and labor force issues, health care

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Stuart Bretschneider
Maxwell Professor Emeritus, Public Administration and International Affairs
Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence
Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1981
Quantitative methods, computers, information management

Walter_Broadnax

Walter Broadnax
Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Public Administration and International Affairs
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1975
Public policy and management

Vernon Greene

Vernon L. Greene
Professor Emeritus, Public Administration and International Affairs
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1978
Social research methods, political theory

Bernard Jump
Professor Emeritus, Public Administration and International Affairs
Ph.D. Ohio State University
Public Budgeting & finance; state and local finance

Larry Schroeder

Larry D. Schroeder
Professor Emeritus, Public Administration and International Affairs
Maxwell Professor of Teaching Excellence
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1971
State and local public finance and financial management


Washington, DC Only

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Bennett Caplan
President, Global Management Trade Services
Head of Secretariat, FIVS
 MALD, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University 
International trade, economic negotiation

Das Gupta Bejoy

Bejoy Das Gupta
Chief Economist, eCurrency
D.Phil., Christ Church (Oxford)
Economic policy, capital flows, financial sector, financial inclusion, digital finance, energy transition, country risk, Asia/Pacific economies

Fekete Paul

Paul Fekete
Senior International Trade Advisor, USAID
MA, Johns Hopkins University 
International trade, economic negotiation

Freeman Constance

Constance Freeman
Former Director of the Canadian International Development Research Center (IDRC) Regional Office for East and Southern Africa
PhD, University of Denver
African affairs and issues, U.S. economic policy, foreign assistance

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Philip French
Chair of International Cooperative Administrative Support Services (ICASS), U.S. Department of State
Part-time Coordinator, Department of State’s Political Military Action Team
University of California, Riverside
National security, international administrative support, diplomacy

Green Shannon

Shannon Green
Senior Director of Programs, Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC)
MA, American University
Human rights, civil society strengthening, international development

Griffin Randall

Randall Griffin
Formerly with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Board member, Inter Agency Board for Equipment Interoperability and Standardization
MPA, Syracuse University
Public safety, emergency and disaster management

Keagle James

James Keagle
Director, Transforming National Security seminar series, National Defense University
PhD, Princeton University
National security, defense, Latin America

Kimble Melinda

Melinda Kimble
Senior Vice President, UN Foundation
MPA, Harvard University
Bioenergy, economics, energy sector

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Michael O'Hanlon
Senior Fellow & Co-Director, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence
Director of Research, Brookings Institution
PhD, Princeton University
U.S. defense strategy, use of military force, American foreign policy

Patterson Eliza

Eliza Patterson
Visiting Professor, Sciences-Po, Paris
JD, Harvard Law School, 1975
International economic law and policy, trade law, international economic negotiations

Schneider Michael

Michael Schneider
Director, Washington Public Diplomacy Program
PhD, American University
Statecraft, smart power, public diplomacy

Skaluba Christopher

Christopher Skaluba
Formerly Principal Director for Strategy and Force Development, Office of the Secretary of Defense
MAIR, Syracuse University
Strategic planning, U.S. defense policy for Europe, U.S. policy for Europe and NATO

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Ryan Williams
Assistant Dean for Washington Programs
PhD. Syracuse University
Foreign policy analysis, decision-making, political psychology


Adjunct Faculty

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Nicholas Armstrong
Adjunct Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2012

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Tosca Bruno-Van Vijfeijken
Director, Transnational NGO Initiative
Adjunct Faculty, Public Administration and International Affairs
M.A., University of Leiden, 1987
Transnational civil society organizations including NGOs: their governance, leadership and effectiveness; program and organizational evaluation, international development aid

Catherine Gerard

Catherine M. Gerard
Director of the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC)
Associate Director for the Executive Education Programs
M.A. (University of Toronto), M.P.A. (SUNY-Albany)
Leadership; organizational development; total quality management.

Neil Katz

Neil Katz
Associate Professor Emeritus, Public Affairs
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1974
Nonviolent conflict and change, conflict resolution

Minchin Lewis

Minchin Lewis
Adjunct Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Part-Time Instructor, President of On-Info-Serv, Inc,
MPA, Syracuse University, 1968
Financial management and social programming in urban government, small business management, real estate development

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Steven Lux
Director, Executive Education Program
MPA. (Syracuse University)
Managerial Leadership, NGO Management

Dana Radcliffe

Dana Radcliffe
Adjunct Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1996
Ethics and public policy; management ethics; leadership