Faculty & Staff

The Humphrey School is fueled by talented faculty and staff who are deeply committed to public affairs.
Professor Emeritus
housing finance and markets; housing policy; land use; local, state and regional economic development policy; urban planning; urban sprawl
Associate Professor
civic engagement and public participation; demography; housing policy and planning; immigration and refugee services and policy; race and ethnicity; urban and regional planning
Student Administrative/Support Services
Affiliate Faculty Member
Steve Andreasen
Affiliate Faculty Member
Affiliate Faculty Member
Student Administrative/Support Services
Professor
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
foreign assistance; government reform; international development; politics-policy leadership; post-conflict reconstruction; the United Nations; UN peacekeeping operations
Manager of Alumni Relations & Annual Giving
Coordinator of Community Partnerships
Principal Office and Administrative Specialist
Teaching Assistant
Assistant Director of Admissions
Keisha Blackman
Executive Office and Administrative Specialist
Associate Dean
cross-sector and inter-organizational leadership; education administration; program evaluation; youth and social justice policy development
Student Administrative/Support Services
Professor Emeritus
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
collaborative governance; integrative leadership; nonprofit and NGO management; policy and program implementation; public management; strategic planning
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
cost-benefit analysis; economic policy; energy and environment; environmental policy; science and technology; sustainable development
Research Associate
Associate Professor
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
Director of the Election Academy
Principal Office and Administrative Specialist
Associate Director of Admissions
Human Resources Generalist
Associate Program Director
Research Assistant
Ph.D. Candidate Research Assistant
Director of Technology Enhanced Learning
Director of Communications
Associate Professor, Non Tenure-Track
civic engagement and public participation; collaborative governance; democracy; gender; integrative leadership; public management
Diplomat-in-Residence
democracy; human rights; international relations; US foreign policy and national security
Research Assistant
Research Fellow
Teaching Specialist
Director of Information Technology
Affiliate Faculty Member
Assistant Professor
demography; international development; public health
Director, State and Local Policy Program
infrastructure finance; rural development; transportation planning; urban and regional planning
Program/Project Specialist
Student Administrative/Support Services
Professor Emeritus
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
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
Student Administrative/Support Services
Teaching Specialist
Affiliate Faculty Member
Associate Professor
child and family policy; gender; human rights; international development
Student Administrative/Support Services
Simone Gbolo
National Director, Public Policy and International Affairs Program
Director, Master of Public Affairs (MPA) and Capstone Programming
Associate Director Campus/College
Research Assistant
Student Academic Support
Professor
housing policy and planning; income inequality and poverty; race and ethnicity; urban and regional planning
Executive Office and Administrative Specialist
Lecturer/Coordinator
disability policy and advocacy; humanitarianism; international development; international relations; US foreign policy
Assistant to Associate Dean
Student Administrative/Support Services
Ph.D. Candidate Graduate Instructor
Director of Career Services
Affiliate Faculty Member
Student Administrative/Support Services
Student Administrative/Support Services
Associate Professor
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
Research Director, Center for Excellence in Rural Safety (CERS)
Executive Office and Administrative Specialist
Larry Jacobs
Walter F. Mondale Chair for Political Studies
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
Professor Emeritus
Student Administrative/Support Services
Post-Doctoral Associate
Clerical and Administrative Support
Senior Fellow
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
demography; economic analysis; impact evaluation; income inequality and poverty; labor economics; policy analysis; rural development
Student Administrative/Support Services
Senior Fellow
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
Senior Fellow
health care policy; local government; nonprofit and NGO management; public budgeting; public management; public service redesign
Professor of Public Affairs and AFL-CIO Chair
public policies on work and pay; role of labor unions in democratic societies; human resource policies and organizational performance
Student Administrative/Support Services
PIRE & RCN Program Coordinator
Orville and Jane Freeman Chair in International Trade and Investment Policy
cost-benefit analysis; economic policy; international economic relations; international relations; tax policy
Student Administrative/Support Services
Executive Director, Center for Integrative Leadership
collaborative governance; health care policy; integrative leadership
Assistant Project Manager
Research Assistant
Professor
demography; economic development; education; human rights; international development; labor economics
Professor
environmental planning; policy analysis; policy and program implementation; transportation planning; urban and regional planning
Research Assistant
Research Assistant
Professor Emerita
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
Affiliate Faculty Member
Affiliate Faculty Member
Research Assistant
Affiliate Faculty Member
Conference Center Manager
IT Associate (RISE Fellow)
Assistant to the Associate Dean
Student Administrative/Support Services
Software Developer / Database Administrator
Senior Academic Advisor
Research Assistant
Media Event Support Coordinator
Senior Fellow
economic development; infrastructure finance; local government; transportation planning; urban and regional planning
Affiliate Faculty Member
Roy Wilkins Chair
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 Assistant
Research Assistant
Executive Office and Administrative Specialist
Research Assistant
Summer Term RA (w/o Tuition Benefit)
Research Assistant
Student Administrative/Support Services
Assistant Professor
gender; international development; nonprofit and NGO management; philanthropy; work and life issues
Student Administrative/Support Services
Sook Jin Ong
Director, Future Services Institute
Research Associate
campaign finance; contemporary and historical elections; historical elections; Minnesota and upper midwest politics; national politics; public opinion and polling; third party politics
Research Associate
Afua Owusu-Baafi
Associate Program Coordinator
Affiliate Faculty Member
Student Administrative/Support Services
Student Administrative/Support Services
Student Administrative/Support Services
Affiliate Faculty Member
Director of Human Resources
Research Assistant
Community Program Specialist
Affiliate Faculty Member
Research Assistant
Associate Professor
civic engagement and public participation; collaborative governance; local government; policy and program implementation; public management; urban and regional planning
Professor
energy and environment; environmental planning; industrial ecology; public health; science and technology; sustainable development
Research Associate
Affiliate Faculty Member
Research Assistant
Affiliate Faculty Member
Research Assistant
Senior Fellow
economics of early childhood development
Associate Professor and Stassen Chair for International Affairs
international human rights; opinion polls; NGOs; political violence
Research Scientist
Affiliate Faculty Member
Teaching Specialist
Research Assistant
Professor
child and family policy; income inequality and poverty; nonprofit and NGO management; policy and program implementation; public service redesign; social welfare policy
Program Associate
STEP Coordinator
Professor and Dean
democracy; human rights; humanitarianism; immigration and refugee services and policy; international relations; US foreign policy and national security
Associate Administrator
Clerical and Administrative Support
Research Assistant
Admissions Associate
Undergraduate Research Assistant I
Student Administrative/Support Services
Associate Professor
civic engagement and public participation; collaborative governance; environmental planning; land use planning; sustainable development; urban and regional planning
Principal Accounts Specialist
Program Associate
Cowles Chair for the Study of Public Service
civic engagement and public participation; democracy; gender; income inequality and poverty; race and ethnicity; social welfare policy
Gross Family Professor of Nonprofit Management
collaborative governance; nonprofit and NGO management; philanthropy; public management; strategic planning
Associate Professor, Non Tenure-Track
American political and institutional history; behavior in American public life; Minnesota political history
Professor
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
Professor
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
Student Administrative/Support Services
Student Administrative/Support Services
Executive Office and Administrative Specialist
Research Specialist
Senior Fellow
Program Director, MDP Program
economic development; international development; rural development; science and technology; strategic planning; sustainable development
Professor
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
Associate Program Coordinator
Student Administrative/Support Services
Research Assistant
Associate Professor
economic development; infrastructure finance; local government management; public budgeting; public financial management; sustainable development