Nonprofit Studies Program

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Ross Rubenstein

Posted On August 25, 2015

Ross Rubenstein is Professor and Dan E. Sweat Distinguished Chair in Educational and Community Policy in the Department of Public Management and Policy in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. He was previously Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs in the Maxwell School at Syracuse University, where he… more »

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Joannie Tremblay-Boire

Posted On August 21, 2015

Joannie Tremblay-Boire is an assistant professor in the Department of Public Management and Policy at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies of Georgia State University. She received her Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Public Administration and a Bachelor… more »

CARE Intern Works Towards Gender Equality in Malawi

For eight weeks over the summer, second-year MPA student Melissa Jennings interned for CARE International’s Pathways to Empowerment Program in Malawi. Jennings worked primarily on the midpoint evaluation of the five-year program, which uses the teaching of improved agricultural techniques as a tool for empowering women.

“Working abroad is really exciting because of… more »

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Bruce Seaman

Posted On March 18, 2014

A former staff economist and consultant for the Federal Trade Commission, Seaman serves as a consultant in private antitrust, business contractual dispute and civil tort cases. His research includes models of arts industry funding, price discrimination (including legal implications), private and public school choice, cost-benefit analysis and economic impact methodologies, international trade in cultural goods,… more »

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Katherine Willoughby

Posted On March 18, 2014

Dr. Katherine Willoughby seeks to promote improved budgeting and financial management practices in the public sector. Her primary focus of research is on sub-national government budgetary and fiscal management practices and outcomes. Her book, Policy and Politics in State Budgeting, coauthored with Dr. Kurt Thurmaier, examines the relationship between budgeting and policy development as seen… more »

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Harvey Newman

Posted On March 18, 2014

Harvey Newman

Professor Emeritus   Department of Public Management and Policy

Education

Ph.D., Emory University

Biography

Dr. Harvey K. Newman is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Public Management and Policy. He has an extensive academic and professional background in urban policy studies with much of his research focused on Atlanta. He holds an undergraduate degree… more »

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Janelle Bassett Kerlin

Posted On March 18, 2014

Janelle Kerlin is an Associate Professor in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. She holds an M.S. in social work from Columbia University and a Ph.D. in political science from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. Prior to joining the faculty, she was a research associate in the Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy at… more »

John O’Kane

Posted On March 18, 2014

John O’Kane, MSW, CFRE, currently serves as a half-time Professor of Practice in the Nonprofit Studies Program, Department of Public Management and Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University and as the principal of John O’Kane Consulting. In more than forty years of work in the nonprofit sector, he has had… more »

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Cynthia Searcy

Posted On March 18, 2014

Cynthia S. Searcy is Assistant Dean for Academic Programs and an Assistant Professor of Public Management and Policy, specializing in financial management and budgeting, education policy, and health policy. Prior to joining AYSPS, Dr. Searcy was a research associate for the Center for Policy Research and doctoral candidate of public administration at the Maxwell School… more »

Gregory Lewis

Greg Lewis

Posted On March 18, 2014

Greg Lewis is professor and chair of Public Management and Policy.  He primarily teaches quantitative research methods in the master’s and doctoral programs.  He directed the Ph.D. program in public policy until 2012.

Lewis focuses his research on career patterns in the public service and on diversity issues more broadly.  Recent work examines the impact… more »