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
Student Administrative/Support Services
Associate Professor
612-625-5670
affordable housing; community development; immigrant and refugee policy; social networks; urban planning in diverse communities
Research Assistant
Student Administrative/Support Services
Affiliate Faculty Member
Affiliate Faculty Member
Affiliate Faculty Member
Clerical and Administrative Support
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
Student Administrative/Support Services
Alumni Relations and Annual Giving Officer
612-625-2099
Clerical and Administrative Support
Administrative Fellow
Coordinator of Community Partnerships
612-624-8300
Student Administrative/Support Services
Research Assistant
Assistant Director of Admissions
612-625-5596
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
Professor Emeritus
612-625-0128
environmental planning; geographic information systems (GIS); land use planning
Clerical and Administrative Support
Student Administrative/Support Services
Ph.D. Candidate Research Assistant
Affiliate Faculty Member
Student Administrative/Support Services
Affiliate Faculty Member
McKnight Presidential Professor
612-625-5888
collaboration; creating public value; design and management of organizational and community engagement processes; government and nonprofit organization, innovation and reform; implementation; integrative leadership; policy entrepreneurship; stakeholder analysis; strategic management of public and nonprofit organizations
Senior Career Counselor
612-626-8782
Student Administrative/Support Services
Fernando Burga
Assistant Professor
CSPG Event and Program Assistant
Events Coordinator
Professor
612-625-6644
Research Associate
Associate Professor
612-625-5671
land use and transportation interactions; neighborhood design and physical activity; telecommunication and travel; transit planning; transportation policy
Non-Exempt Temporary or Casual
Assistant Professor
Teaching Specialist
612-625-9116
Principal Office and Administrative Specialist
Associate Director of Admissions
612-626-7229
Teaching Assistant
Human Resources Generalist
612-626-6854
Student Administrative/Support Services
Associate Program Director
612-625-2530
Kate Cimino
Program Manager
612-625-8330
Student Administrative/Support Services
Director of Technology Enhanced Learning
612-625-1668
Interim Director of Communications
612-625-9436
Associate Professor, Non Tenure-Track
612-626-7223
cross-sector collaboration; integrative leadership; leadership and public policy; leadership in transnational contexts; media and public policy; strategic planning; women in leadership
Diplomat-in-Residence
612-624-1065
Research Assistant
Research Fellow
Teaching Specialist
Director of Information Technology
612-625-0630
Web Development Assistant
Affiliate Faculty Member
Assistant Professor
612-626-7403
child health; demographic methods; infectious disease modeling; population, health and environment (PHE) interactions; urbanization
Director, State and Local Policy Program
612-626-9946
intelligent transportation systems; non-motorized and active transportation; privacy; telecommunications and information policy; transportation finance; transportation planning; transportation policy; urban sprawl
Program/Project Specialist
612-624-6582
Assistant Program Manager
612-625-5209
Research Associate
612-624-5792
Director of Finance
612-626-8699
Professor Emeritus
Technology Enhanced Learning Associate
612-625-3620
Student Administrative/Support Services
SRN Operations Manager
612-626-2678
Associate Professor
612-626-2930
family studies; public health; social equity; spatial planning; transit policy
Research Assistant
Research Assistant
Professor
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
Student Office Assistant
612-624-3800
Director of Development
612-625-9588
Teaching Specialist
Affiliate Faculty Member
Associate Professor
612-625-4747
applied anthropology; colombia; domestic violence; epistemology; export-oriented employment; feminist economics; gender inequality; gendered economic and health outcomes; household economics and family health; immovable asset ownership; Latin America; linkages between economics and health as aspects of human development; medical and economic anthropology; paid and unpaid labor; service policy and delivery; unpaid caregiving
Communication Relations/Outreach Specialist 1
612-625-7951
Director, Master of Public Affairs (MPA) and Capstone Programming
612-626-1337
Adjunct Research Instructor
Associate Director Campus/College
612-625-0897
Research Assistant
Professor
612-624-8737
community development; growth management strategies; housing policy and planning; neighborhood revitalization; politics of urban and regional planning; race and poverty in urban areas; urban planning; urban sprawl
Executive Office and Administrative Specialist
612-625-5370
Clerical and Administrative Support
Lecturer/Coordinator
612-626-5674
East Asian domestic politics; East Asian foreign and security policy; international relations education and programs
Assistant to Associate Dean
612-626-1329
Student Administrative/Support Services
Student Administrative/Support Services
612-626-8910
Research Fellow
612-624-2080
Director of Career Services
Assistant Dean
612-625-4198
Affiliate Faculty Member
Student Administrative/Support Services
Associate Professor
612-625-6500
access to health care; comparative social welfare programs; economics of poverty and social insurance programs; health insurance; homelessness; housing first programs
Student Administrative/Support Services
Instructional Technology Assistant
Student Administrative/Support Services
Managing Director, Sustainable Cities and Infrastructure Initiative
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
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
Director of the Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center
612-301-7143
Professor Emeritus
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.
Clerical and Administrative Support
Assistant Professor
612-625-0813
economic demography; impact evaluation; population measurement; rural poverty; SNAP (food stamp) participation
Student Administrative/Support Services
Research Assistant
Senior Fellow
612-626-6629
green chemistry policy; innovation policy; public budgeting; science and technology policy; science, technology, engineering and mathematics education policy; telecommunications and information technology issues
Executive Office and Administrative Specialist
612-625-7362
Senior Fellow
612-626-5026
Federal, state, and local budget and finance; leadership; public and nonprofit organizational performance including strategic human resources management, organizational development and service innovation and redesign
Professor of Public Affairs and AFL-CIO Chair
612-625-2089
human resource policies and organizational performance; public policies on work and pay; role of labor unions in democratic societies
Student Administrative/Support Services
Student Academic Support
Associate Director
612-625-3585
PIRE & RCN Program Coordinator
612-624-4659
Orville and Jane Freeman Chair in International Trade and Investment Policy
612-625-3338
competition policy; international economic policy cooperation; policy problems of globalization; tax policy
Student Administrative/Support Services
Executive Director, Center for Integrative Leadership
612-626-1079
Cross-sectoral leadership; collective impact; health law and policy; health privacy law and policy; public and private international law
Research Fellow
612-624-7746
Assistant Project Manager
612-624-2862
Research Assistant
Teaching Assistant
Program Coordinator
612-625-9476
Professor
612-624-3540
child care; child education in developing countries; child labor; gender issues; labor economics; population studies
Teaching Assistant
Professor
612-625-3375
environmental planning, policy and management; infrastructure planning and management; non-motorized and active transportation; recreation; water resources
Research Assistant
Director of Communications
612-624-3566
Director of Admissions
612-626-9749
Student Administrative/Support Services
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
Student Administrative/Support Services
Affiliate Faculty Member
Conference Center Manager
612-625-1806
Assistant to the Associate Dean
612-625-2082
Information Technology Professional
612-625-1993
Senior Academic Advisor
612-626-9896
Research Assistant
Research Assistant
612-624-1131
Associate Program Director
612-626-8093
Media Event Support Coordinator
612-626-3509
Senior Fellow
612-625-7357
congestion pricing; industry clusters; regional economic development; rural road safety; transportation finance; transportation policy
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
Student Administrative/Support Services
Executive Office and Administrative Specialist
612-626-0564
Research Assistant
Major Gifts Officer
612-301-2102
Assistant Professor
612-625-5947
human resources, labor markets and career pathways; institutional norms; interactions between work life and personal life over the life course; international aid; meaningful work; nonprofit management and governance; organizational design and behavior; philanthropy
Student Administrative/Support Services
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
Affiliate Faculty Member
Assistant Professor
612-625-1884
civil war and occupation; Middle East and North Africa; militant organizations; political violence; qualitative methods; refugees; social network theory
Student Administrative/Support Services
Student Administrative/Support Services
Affiliate Faculty Member
Director of Human Resources
612-626-9326
Research Assistant
Daniel Peterson
Principal Accounts Specialist
612-626-7440
Community Program Specialist
Student Administrative/Support Services
Accountant II
612-625-0353
Affiliate Faculty Member
Student Services Specialist
612-626-0267
Research Assistant
Assistant Professor
612-625-2025
collaborative governance; designing civic engagement and public participation processes; environmental planning; ethnographic methods; inclusive public management; integrative leadership; local government; theories of practice; urban planning
Professor
303-526-8130
environmental modeling; environmental technologies; industrial ecology; sustainable infrastructure design; urban systems analysis and integration of science and technology with policy and planning for real-world implementation in communities
Student Administrative/Support Services
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
Research Assistant
Affiliate Faculty Member
Teaching Specialist
Research Assistant
Professor
612-625-3536
analysis of organizational environments; community engagement processes; early childhood; facilitation; leadership development; nonprofit management; nonprofit-government relationships; on-line engagement; organizational effectiveness; policy and program implementation; social service program delivery and network; technology enhanced education; welfare; welfare-to-work
STEP Coordinator
Professor and Dean
612-625-0669
conflict prevention and response; global crises; human rights and rule of law; international humanitarian affairs and human rights; international migration; refugees; the United Nations; U.S. foreign policy and international relations
Associate Administrator
612-626-7693
Clerical and Administrative Support
Visiting Scholar
Research Assistant
Research Assistant
Associate Professor
612-625-0640
environmental and land use planning; plan implementation; planning decision-making; public participation; sustainable development
Teaching Assistant
Communications Manager
612-624-3566
Cowles Chair for the Study of Public Service
612-626-9865
criminal justice and incarceration; policy organizations and governance; politics of inequality and poverty; role of race, class and gender in public affairs; social policy and welfare provision
Visiting Scholar
Research Assistant
Research Assistant
Research Assistant
Gross Family Professor of Nonprofit Management
612-624-3844
cross-sector partnerships; government and nonprofit relationships; nonprofit management and governance; social entrepreneurship
Associate Professor, Non Tenure-Track
612-626-0728
American political and institutional history; behavior in American public life; Minnesota political history
Legislative Felllow
education funding and policy; labor management; special legislative sessions; state finance; taxation
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
Clerical and Administrative Support
Professor
612-625-6693
cost-benefit analysis; social impact financing; early childhood education; economics of education; policy evaluation; public economics
Research Assistant
Student Administrative/Support Services
Research Assistant
Student Administrative/Support Services
Research Assistant
Student Administrative/Support Services
Employer Relations Coordinator
612-624-3800
Student Administrative/Support Services
Executive Office and Administrative Specialist
612-625-6548
Student Administrative/Support Services
Research Specialist
Research Assistant
Project Manager
612-624-2862
Research Assistant
Senior Fellow
Program Director, MDP Program
612-625-7062
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
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant I
Student Administrative/Support Services
Student Administrative/Support Services
Assistant Director
612-625-8045
Research Assistant
Student Tech Support Services
Student Administrative/Support Services
Research Assistant
Ph.D. Candidate Graduate Instructor
612-624-6317
Student Academic Support
Associate Professor
612-625-7318
public budgeting and finance; transportation finance; public management
Visiting Scholar