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Experts by Area of Expertise

Our experts cover a wide-array of issues, from elections to nanotechnology. To make it easier to find the right expert, expertise is divided into the following subjects:

Global Policy

Regional Planning + Policy

 

Leadership + Management

Science, Technology + the Environment

 

Politics + Governance

Social Policy

 

 

If you are a member of the media and wish to speak to any of our experts, please call Andrea Cournoyer at 612-625-9436, or e-mail acournoy@umn.edu.

GLOBAL POLICY


Civil Conflict + War


James Ron

- International human rights
- Israeli-Palestinian conflict


     


Diplomacy + Security


Ragui Assaad
- International Politics
- Middle East + North Africa


Sherry Gray
- East Asian foreign + security policy

     


Human Rights + Humanitarianism


Ragui Assaad
- Labor in developing countries
- Women's role in developing countries

Deborah Levison
- Child labor in developing countries
- Child education in developing countries
- Population studies
- Gender issues


James Ron
- Development policy
- International civil society assistance
- Rights-based development

     


International Development + Politics


Ragui Assaad
- International economic development
- International politics
- Middle East + North Africa

Greta Friedemann-Sánchez
- International development
- Latin America


Sherry Gray

- East Asian foreign + security policy
- East Asian domestic politics
- International relations education + programs

Robert Kudrle
- Globalization

     


Trade + Economic Development


Greta Friedemann-Sánchez
- Latin America

Deborah Levison
- Labor economics


Robert Kudrle

- Competition policy
- International economic cooperation
- Tax policy


 

LEADERSHIP + MANAGEMENT


Leadership


Laura Bloomberg
- Cross-sector + inter-organizational

John Bryson
- Integrative leadership
- Policy entrepreneurship

Barbara Crosby
- Cross-sector collaboration
- Integrative leadership
- Leadership + public policy
- Strategic planning
- Women in leadership


Jay Kiedrowski
- Integrative leadership

Jodi Sandfort
- Leadership development

Melissa Stone
- Cross-sector partnerships
- Social entrepreneurship

Kathy Quick
- Integrative leadership

     


Local Government


Jay Kiedrowski
- Debt management
- Financial analysis
- State + local public budget + finance

Jodi Sandfort
- Government + nonprofit relationships



Melissa Stone
- Government + nonprofit relationships

Kathy Quick
- Collaborative governance
- Local government

Jerry Zhao
- Public budgeting + finance

 


Public + Nonprofit Management

 


John Bryson
- Collaboration
- Creating public value
- Design + management of organizational + community engagement processes
- Government innovation + reform
- Implementation
- Nonprofit innovation + reform
- Stakeholder analysis
- Strategic management of public + nonprofits

Jay Kiedrowski
- Strategic human resource management
- Nonprofit finance
- Organizational development
- Organizational performance
- Service innovation + redesign


Jodi Sandfort

- Analysis of organizational environments
- Government + nonprofit relationships
- Nonprofit management

Melissa Stone
- Government + nonprofit relationships
- Nonprofit management + governance
- Organizational effectiveness

Kathy Quick
- Inclusive public management

Jerry Zhao
- Public management

James Ron
- NGOs in the Global South

 


Policy Analysis + Program Evaluation



Laura Bloomberg
- Program evaluation


Maria Hanratty
- Program evaluation

 


Public Finance + Budgeting

 


Steve Kelley
- Public budgeting

Jay Kiedrowski
- Debt management
- Federal budgeting + finance
- Financial analysis
- State + local public finance


Ann Markusen
- Regional economics + planning

Jerry Zhao
- Public budgeting + finance
- Transportation finance

 

POLITICS + GOVERNANCE


Democracy + Citizenship

Kathy Quick
- Designing civic engagement and public participation processes


     


Elections + Election Reform


Larry Jacobs
- American political history
- Elections + voting behavior
- Political parties
- Public opinion + polling
- Third-party politics


Eric Ostermeier
- Campaign finance
- Contemporary + historical elections
- Public opinion + polling
- Third-party politics

Paul Stone
- American political + institutional history

     


Federal Government


Larry Jacobs
- Elections + voting behavior
- Presidential + legislative politics
- Public opinion + polling
- Third-party politics


Eric Ostermeier
- National politics

Paul Stone
- Behavior in American public life
- Hubert Humphrey

     


International Politics


Ragui Assaad
- International elections

James Ron
- Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
- Canadian politics


Sherry Gray
- East African domestic politics

     


Political History


Larry Jacobs
- American political history

Eric Ostermeier
- Historical elections


Paul Stone
- American political + institutional history
- Hubert Humphrey
- Minnesota political history

     


State + Local Government


Larry Jacobs
- Elections + voting behavior
- Midwestern swing states
- Public opinion + polling

Eric Ostermeier
- Minnesota + upper Midwest politics


Paul Stone
- Behavior in American public life
- Hubert Humphrey
- Minnesota political history

 

 

REGIONAL PLANNING + POLICY


Community Development + Revitalization


Ryan Allen
- Community development

Ed Goetz
- Housing policy + planning
- Neighborhood revitalization


Ann Markusen
- Regional economic development

Lee Munnich
- Regional economic development

     


Housing


Ryan Allen
- Affordable housing

Ed Goetz
- Growth management strategies
- Housing policy + planning


Samuel Myers
- Credit + housing markets
- Government procurement + contracting

     


Land Use


Richard Bolan
- Environmental planning
- Land use planning

Jason Cao
- Land use + transportation interactions


Greg Lindsey
- Environmental planning + policy
- Environmental management

Carissa Schively-Slotterback
- Environmental + land use planning

     


Transportation + Transit


Jason Cao
- Transit planning
- Transportation policy

Frank Douma
- Intelligent transportation systems
- Non-motorized transportation
- Transportation planning, policy + finance
- Privacy
- Urban sprawl

Yingling Fan
- Transit policy

 


Greg Lindsey

- Non-motorized + active transportation

Lee Munnich
- Congestion pricing
- Industry clusters
- Rural road safety
- Transportation finance + policy

Jerry Zhao
- Transportation finance

     


Urban + Environmental Planning


Ryan Allen
- Urban planning in diverse communities

Ragui Assaad
- Urban planning

Richard Bolan
- Environmental planning
- Geographic information systems (GIS)

Frank Douma
- Planning finance + policy
- Urban Sprawl

Ed Geotz
- Growth management strategies
- Politics of urban + regional planning
- Race + poverty in urban areas
- Urban sprawl

 


Greg Lindsey

- Environmental management
- Environmental planning + policy
- Infrastructure planning + management
- Non-motorized + active transportation
- Recreation
- Water resources

Carissa Schively-Slotterback
- Planning decision-making + implementation
- Public participation
- Sustainable development
- Urban planning

Kathy Quick
- Environmental planning
- Urban planning

Jerry Zhao
- Geographic information systems (GIS) in public affairs

 

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY + THE ENVIRONMENT


Alternative Energy

Elizabeth Wilson
- Energy + environmental policy


     


Climate Change


Elizabeth Wilson
- Climate change
- Geologic carbon sequestration


     


The Environment


Steve Kelley
- Green chemistry policy

Greg Lindsey
- Environmental management
- Environmental planning + policy
- Infrastructure planning + management
- Non-motorized + active transportation
- Recreation
- Water resources


Carissa Schively-Slotterback
- Environmental + land use planning

Kathy Quick
- Environmental planning

     


Innovation + Regulation


Steve Kelley
- Application of design thinking to public policy
- Information technology
- Innovation policy

 

 

     


Science + Technology Policy


Steve Kelley
- Information technology
- Science, Technology, Engineering + Mathematics (STEM) education policy
- Science + technology policy
- Telecommunications

 


Samuel Myers
- Science + engineering workforce

Elizabeth Wilson
- Public perception of emerging technology
- Regulatory + legal analysis of emerging technology

 

SOCIAL POLICY


Aging + Disability Policy


Larry Jacobs

- Social Security


     


Education + Youth Policy


Laura Bloomberg
- Education administration
- Youth development + social justice policy

Deborah Levison
- Child care


Steve Kelley

- Science, Technology, Engineering + Mathematics (STEM) education policy

Arthur Rolnick
- Economics of early childhood development

     


Gender


Ragui Assaad

- Gender in developing countries

Greta Friedemann-Sánchez
- Domestic violence
- Gender issues

 


Deborah Levison
- Women in developing countries

Joe Soss
- Role of race, class + gender in public policy

     


Health Care


Katherine Fennelly
- Health + public policy

Greta Friedemann-Sánchez
- Caregiving labor + risks
- Health services research
- Household economics + family health


Maria Hanratty
- Access to health care
- Health insurance

Larry Jacobs
- Health care policy

     


Immigration


Ryan Allen

- Immigrant + refugee policy


Katherine Fennelly
- Diversity + cross-culture relations
- Immigration + public policy

     


Labor + Industrial Relations


Ragui Assaad

- International labor markets

Greta Friedemann-Sánchez
- Child labor
- Occupational stress

Morris Kleiner
- Human resource policies + organizational performance
- Public policies on work + pay
- Role of labor unions

 


Deborah Levison
- Labor economics

Samuel Myers
- Academic labor markets
- Labor economics
- Science + engineering workforce

     


Poverty + Inequality


Ragui Assaad
- Poverty in developing countries

Ed Goetz
- Race + poverty in urban areas

Maria Hanratty
- Comparative social welfare programs
- Economics of poverty + social insurance programs
- Homelessness
- Housing first programs

 


Samuel Myers
- Employment discrimination
- Labor economics
- Minority business

Jodi Sandfort
- Human service organization
- Implementation of social programs
- Service delivery network
- Social service delivery
- Social welfare
- Welfare-to-work

Joe Soss
- Politics of poverty + inequality
- Social policy + welfare provision

     


Race + Social Justice


Ed Goetz

- Race + poverty in urban areas


Samuel Myers
- Analysis of discrimination
- Anti-racism programs
- Civil rights + race relations
- Racial disparity in test scores
- Racial inequity in public policy
- Race-neutral remedies