Faculty & Staff

The Humphrey School is fueled by talented faculty and staff who are deeply committed to public affairs.
Human Rights Researcher
Professor Emeritus
housing finance and markets; housing policy; land use; local, state and regional economic development policy; urban planning; urban sprawl
Associate Professor
612-625-5670
civic engagement and public participation; demography; housing policy and planning; immigration and refugee services and policy; race and ethnicity; urban and regional planning
Student Academic Support
Student Administrative/Support Services
Affiliate Faculty Member
Steve Andreasen
Affiliate Faculty Member
Affiliate Faculty Member
Student Administrative/Support Services
Professor
612-625-4856
international economic development; labor market analysis; politics and economics of the Middle East and North Africa; poverty in developing countries; quantitative methods; urban planning; women's work in developing countries
Professor Emeritus
612-626-8137
foreign assistance; government reform; international development; politics-policy leadership; post-conflict reconstruction; the United Nations; UN peacekeeping operations
Manager of Alumni Relations & Annual Giving
612-625-2099
Coordinator of Community Partnerships
612-624-8300
Principal Office and Administrative Specialist
612-626-8910
Teaching Assistant
Assistant Director of Admissions
612-625-5596
Keisha Blackman
Executive Office and Administrative Specialist
Associate Dean
612-625-0608
cross-sector and inter-organizational leadership; education administration; program evaluation; youth and social justice policy development
Undergraduate Research Assistant I
Professor Emeritus
612-625-0128
environmental planning; geographic information systems (GIS); land use planning
Ph.D. Candidate Research Assistant
Affiliate Faculty Member
Student Administrative/Support Services
Affiliate Faculty Member
McKnight Presidential Professor
612-625-5888
collaborative governance; integrative leadership; nonprofit and NGO management; policy and program implementation; public management; strategic planning
Senior Career Counselor
612-626-8782
Assistant Professor
civic engagement and public participation; immigration and refugee services and policy; land use planning; race and diversity; race and ethnicity; sustainable development; urban and regional planning; urban design
CSPG Event and Program Assistant
Events Coordinator
Research Assistant
Professor
612-625-6644
cost-benefit analysis; economic policy; energy and environment; environmental policy; science and technology; sustainable development
Research Associate
Associate Professor
612-625-5671
sustainable development; transportation planning; urban and regional planning
Non-Exempt Temporary or Casual
Assistant Professor
climate change; energy and environment; science and technology; sustainable development
Doug Chapin
Director of the Election Academy
612-625-9116
Principal Office and Administrative Specialist
Associate Director of Admissions
612-626-7229
Human Resources Generalist
612-626-6854
Associate Program Director
612-625-2530
Research Assistant
Kate Cimino
Program Manager
612-625-8330
Ph.D. Candidate Research Assistant
Director of Admissions
612-624-9970
Director of Technology Enhanced Learning
612-625-1668
Director of Communications
612-625-9436
Associate Professor, Non Tenure-Track
612-626-7223
civic engagement and public participation; collaborative governance; democracy; gender; integrative leadership; public management
Diplomat-in-Residence
612-624-1065
democracy; human rights; international relations; US foreign policy and national security
Research Assistant
Research Fellow
Teaching Specialist
Director of Information Technology
612-625-0630
Affiliate Faculty Member
Assistant Professor
612-626-7403
demography; international development; public health
Director, State and Local Policy Program
612-626-9946
infrastructure finance; rural development; transportation planning; urban and regional planning
Program/Project Specialist
612-624-6582
Student Administrative/Support Services
Research Associate
612-624-5792
Director of Finance
612-626-8699
Professor Emeritus
Project Manager
612-625-3620
Professor
democracy; elections and voting behavior; gender; health care policy; international development; presidential and legislative politics; social welfare policy
Student Administrative/Support Services
Associate Professor
612-626-2930
income inequality and poverty; land use planning; public health; sustainable development; transportation planning; urban and regional planning
Research Assistant
Research Assistant
Professor Emerita
diversity and cross-cultural relations; health and public policy; immigration and public policy
Executive Office and Administrative Specialist
612-625-6082
Student Administrative/Support Services
Program Director
612-625-7176
Director of Development
612-625-9588
Teaching Specialist
Affiliate Faculty Member
Research Assistant
Associate Professor
612-625-4747
child and family policy; gender; human rights; international development
Simone Gbolo
National Director, Public Policy and International Affairs Program
612-625-6944
Director, Master of Public Affairs (MPA) and Capstone Programming
612-626-1337
Associate Director Campus/College
612-625-0897
Research Assistant
Student Academic Support
Professor
612-624-8737
housing policy and planning; income inequality and poverty; race and ethnicity; urban and regional planning
Lecturer/Coordinator
612-626-5674
disability policy and advocacy; humanitarianism; international development; international relations; US foreign policy
Assistant to Associate Dean
612-626-1329
Student Administrative/Support Services
Ph.D. Candidate Graduate Instructor
612-624-4300
Research Fellow
612-624-2080
Director of Career Services
Assistant Dean
612-625-4198
Affiliate Faculty Member
Undergraduate Research Assistant I
Student Academic Support
Student Administrative/Support Services
Student Administrative/Support Services
Associate Professor
612-625-6500
child and family policy; income inequality and poverty; labor economics; policy analysis; social welfare policy
Student Administrative/Support Services
Instructional Technology Assistant
Ph.D. Candidate Research Assistant
Affiliate Faculty Member
Administrative Coordinator
612-626-1090
Research Director, Center for Excellence in Rural Safety (CERS)
909-607-9302
Aide to the Dean
612-625-3522
Executive Office and Administrative Specialist
612-625-3032
Larry Jacobs
Walter F. Mondale Chair for Political Studies
612-625-3384
American political history; elections and voting behavior; health care policy; Midwestern swing states; presidential and legislative politics; public opinion and polling; Social Security; third party politics
PNLC Deputy Director
612-301-7143
Student Academic Support
Professor Emeritus
Student Administrative/Support Services
Post-Doctoral Associate
Clerical and Administrative Support
Senior Fellow
612-626-2581
leadership; strategy; and management of public sector organizations; management of complex public sector projects; transportation policy and planning; transportation research; innovation; and technology.
Assistant Professor
612-625-0813
demography; economic analysis; impact evaluation; income inequality and poverty; labor economics; policy analysis; rural development
Student Administrative/Support Services
Student Administrative/Support Services
Senior Fellow
612-626-6629
civic engagement and public participation; energy and environment; public budgeting; public service redesign; science and technology
Student Administrative/Support Services
Executive Office and Administrative Specialist
612-625-7362
Senior Fellow
612-626-5026
health care policy; local government; nonprofit and NGO management; public budgeting; public management; public service redesign
Professor of Public Affairs and AFL-CIO Chair
612-625-2089
public policies on work and pay; role of labor unions in democratic societies; human resource policies and organizational performance
Student Administrative/Support Services
Student Academic Support
PIRE & RCN Program Coordinator
612-624-4659
Orville and Jane Freeman Chair in International Trade and Investment Policy
612-625-3338
cost-benefit analysis; economic policy; international economic relations; international relations; tax policy
Student Administrative/Support Services
Executive Director, Center for Integrative Leadership
612-626-1079
collaborative governance; health care policy; integrative leadership
Research Fellow
612-624-7746
Assistant Project Manager
612-624-2862
Program Coordinator
612-625-9476
Research Assistant
Professor
612-624-3540
demography; economic development; education; human rights; international development; labor economics
Professor
612-625-3375
environmental planning; policy analysis; policy and program implementation; transportation planning; urban and regional planning
Research Assistant
Research Assistant
Professor Emerita
612-625-8092
arts, culture and economic development; economic impact of high technology, military spending; industrial and occupational planning; industrial organization; regional economic development; regional economics and planning
Technology Enhanced Executive Learning Associate
612-626-3007
Affiliate Faculty Member
Affiliate Faculty Member
Research Assistant
Affiliate Faculty Member
Conference Center Manager
612-625-1806
Undergraduate Research Assistant I
IT Associate (RISE Fellow)
Assistant to the Associate Dean
612-625-2082
Student Administrative/Support Services
Software Developer / Database Administrator
612-625-1993
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Innovation Manager
Visiting Scholar
Senior Academic Advisor
612-626-9896
Research Assistant
Research Assistant
612-624-1131
Media Event Support Coordinator
612-626-3509
Senior Fellow
612-625-7357
economic development; infrastructure finance; local government; transportation planning; urban and regional planning
Senior Academic Advisor
612-624-5288
Affiliate Faculty Member
Roy Wilkins Chair
612-625-9821
academic labor markets; evaluation of anti-racism programs; field experiments measuring racialized perceptions; government procurement and contracting; income inequality in China and the economics of disability in China and the United States; microeconomic policy analysis; modeling of disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) and emerging small business enterprise (ESBE) programs; race-neutral remedies; racial disparities in drowning and competitive swimming and in academic performance; science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce
Post-Doctoral Associate
Research Associate
612-624-2465
Undergraduate Research Assistant I
Research Assistant
Executive Office and Administrative Specialist
612-626-0564
Research Assistant
Research Specialist
Research Assistant
Major Gifts Officer
612-301-2102
Student Administrative/Support Services
Assistant Professor
612-625-5947
gender; international development; nonprofit and NGO management; philanthropy; work and life issues
Student Administrative/Support Services
Undergraduate Research Assistant I
Sook Jin Ong
Director, Future Services Institute
Research Associate
612-362-0752
campaign finance; contemporary and historical elections; historical elections; Minnesota and upper midwest politics; national politics; public opinion and polling; third party politics
Research Associate
612-626-0446
Afua Owusu-Baafi
Associate Program Coordinator
612-625-0176
Affiliate Faculty Member
Student Administrative/Support Services
Student Administrative/Support Services
Student Administrative/Support Services
Affiliate Faculty Member
Director of Human Resources
612-626-9326
Research Assistant
Community Program Specialist
Accountant II
612-625-0353
Affiliate Faculty Member
Research Assistant
Associate Professor
612-625-2025
civic engagement and public participation; collaborative governance; local government; policy and program implementation; public management; urban and regional planning
Professor
303-526-8130
energy and environment; environmental planning; industrial ecology; public health; science and technology; sustainable development
Research Associate
Affiliate Faculty Member
612-625-4321
Research Assistant
Affiliate Faculty Member
Research Assistant
Senior Fellow
612-625-3003
economics of early childhood development
Associate Professor and Stassen Chair for International Affairs
612-626-7819
international human rights; opinion polls; NGOs; political violence
Research Scientist
Affiliate Faculty Member
Teaching Specialist
Research Assistant
Professor
612-625-3536
child and family policy; income inequality and poverty; nonprofit and NGO management; policy and program implementation; public service redesign; social welfare policy
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Program Associate
STEP Coordinator
Undergraduate Research Assistant I
Professor and Dean
612-625-0669
democracy; human rights; humanitarianism; immigration and refugee services and policy; international relations; US foreign policy and national security
Associate Administrator
612-626-7693
Clerical and Administrative Support
Research Assistant
Research Assistant
Admissions Associate
Undergraduate Research Assistant I
Student Administrative/Support Services
Associate Professor
612-625-0640
civic engagement and public participation; collaborative governance; environmental planning; land use planning; sustainable development; urban and regional planning
Communications Manager
612-624-3566
Principal Accounts Specialist
612-626-7440
Program Associate
Cowles Chair for the Study of Public Service
612-626-9865
civic engagement and public participation; democracy; gender; income inequality and poverty; race and ethnicity; social welfare policy
Gross Family Professor of Nonprofit Management
612-624-3844
collaborative governance; nonprofit and NGO management; philanthropy; public management; strategic planning
Associate Professor, Non Tenure-Track
612-626-0728
American political and institutional history; behavior in American public life; Minnesota political history
Professor
612-625-0279
air pollution policy; chemical risk management including calculating chemical exposure to human; fish and wildlife; great lakes environmental planning and management policy including the study of estrogens in water and other toxic contaminants; risk assessment for human health and ecological system; water policy
Student Administrative/Support Services
Student Academic Support
Student Administrative/Support Services
203-644-8228
Professor
612-625-6693
child and family policy; cost-benefit analysis; economic policy; education; program evaluation
Student Administrative/Support Services
Research Assistant
Student Administrative/Support Services
Research Assistant
Employer Relations Coordinator
612-624-3800
Student Administrative/Support Services
Student Administrative/Support Services
Executive Office and Administrative Specialist
612-625-6548
Research Specialist
Senior Fellow
Program Director, MDP Program
612-625-7062
economic development; international development; rural development; science and technology; strategic planning; sustainable development
Professor
612-626-4410
climate change; energy and environmental policy; geologic carbon sequestration; public perception of emerging technologies; regulatory and legal analysis of emerging technologies
Student Administrative/Support Services
Student Administrative/Support Services
Associate Program Coordinator
612-625-8045
Principal Office and Administrative Specialist
Undergraduate Research Assistant I
Student Administrative/Support Services
Research Assistant
Associate Professor
612-625-7318
economic development; infrastructure finance; local government management; public budgeting; public financial management; sustainable development