Our Faculty

Core Course Faculty

  • Andrew Dowdle CV, Ph.D. (Miami University), Professor, Political Science
  • Valerie H. Hunt CV, Ph.D. (University of Arkansas), Associate Professor and Associate Director, Public Policy Ph.D. Program
  • Brinck Kerr CV, Ph.D. (Texas A & M University), Professor, Political Science and Director, Public Policy Ph.D. Program
  • Daniel Rainey CV, Ph.D. (Purdue University), Associate Professor, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • Margaret Reid CV, Ph.D. (University of Oklahoma), Professor and Department Chair, Political Science
  • William Schreckhise CV, Ph.D. (Washington State University), Associate Professor, Political Science
  • William Schwab CV, Ph.D. (Ohio State University), Professor, Sociology
  • Geoboo Song CV, Ph.D. (University of Oklahoma), Assistant Professor, Political Science
  • Patrick Stewart CV, Ph.D. (Northern Illinois University), Associate Professor, Political Science
  • Anna Zajicek CV, Ph.D. (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University), Professor and Department Chair, Sociology

Research and Methods

  • Kathleen Collins, Ph.D. (University of California-Santa Barbara), Professor, Curriculum and Instruction
  • Lori Holyfield CV, Ph.D. (University of Georgia), Professor, Sociology
  • Kit Kacirek CV, Ed.D. (University of Arkansas), Associate Professor, Rehabilitation, Human Resources, and Communication Disorders
  • Felicia Lincoln, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania), Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction
  • Joshua Mitchell CV, Ph.D. (Southern Illinois University), Assistant Professor, Political Science 
  • Todd Shields CV, Ph.D. (University of Kentucky), Dean, J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Geoboo Song CV, Ph.D. (University of Oklahoma), Assistant Professor, Political Science
  • Ronna Turner CV, Ph. D. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Associate Professor, Educational Research

Specializations

Agriculture Policy:

  • Alvaro Durand-Morat CV, Ph.D. (University of Arkansas), Assistant Professor, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • Qiuqiong Huang CV, Ph.D. (University of California, Davis), Associate Professor, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • Kent Kovacs CV, Ph.D. (University of California, Davis), Assistant Professor, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • Jeff Miller, Ph.D. (Oklahoma State University), Professor, Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology
  • Jennie Popp CV, Ph.D. (Colorado State University), Professor, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • Daniel Rainey CV, Ph.D. (Purdue University), Associate Professor, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • Eric Wailes CV, Ph.D. (Michigan State University), Professor, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

Community Development and Recreation Policy:

  • Valerie H. Hunt CV, Ph.D. (University of Arkansas), Associate Professor and Associate Director, Public Policy Ph.D. Program
  • Steve Langsner CV, Re.D. (Indiana University), Associate Professor, Recreation
  • Merry Moiseichik CV, Re.D. (Indiana University), Professor, Recreation
  • Margaret Reid CV, Ph.D. (University of Oklahoma), Professor and Department Chair, Political Science
  • William Schwab CV, Ph.D. (Ohio State University), Professor, Sociology

Education Policy:

  • Christian Goering CV, Ph.D. (Kansas State University), Associate Professor, College of Education and Health Professions
  • David A. Jolliffe CV, Ph.D. (University of Texas at Austin), Professor, English, Curriculum and Instruction
  • Ketevan Mamiseishvili CV, Ed.D. (University of Missouri), Department Head and Associate Professor of Higher Education
  • Michael T. Miller CV, Ed.D. (University of Nebraska), Professor, Higher Education, Associate Dean for Academics
  • John Murry Jr. CV, Ph.D. (University of Arkansas), Associate Professor, Higher Education
  • Gary Ritter CV, Ph. D. (University of Pennsylvania), Professor, Education Reform 
  • Tom E.C. Smith CV, Ed.D. (Texas Tech University), Dean, College of Education and Health Professions, Professor, Curriculum and Instruction
  • Ronna Turner CV, Ph.D. (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Associate Professor, Educational Research

Family Policy:

  • Kameri Christy CV, Ph.D. (University of Kansas), Professor, Social Work
  • Alishia Ferguson, Ph.D. (University of Texas), Associate Professor, Social Work
  • Lori Holyfield CV, Ph.D. (University of Georgia), Professor, Sociology
  • Yvette Murphy-Erby CV, Ph.D. (University of North Carolina), Professor and Associate Dean, of the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Marcia Shobe CV, Ph.D. (University of Kansas), Director & Professor, Social Work
  • Anna Zajicek CV, Ph.D. (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University), Professor and Department Chair, Sociology

Policy Studies on Aging:

  • Ro Di Brezzo CV, Ph.D. (Texas Women's University), Professor, Health, Human Performance, and Recreation
  • Leah Jean Henry CV, Ph.D. (Texas Woman's University), Associate Professor, Public Health
  • Tim Killian, Ph.D. CV, (University of Missouri), Associate Professor, Human Environmental Science
  • Barbara Shadden CV, Ph.D. (University of Tennessee), Professor, Rehabilitation Education and Research
  • Brent T. Williams, Ph.D., C.R.C. (University of Illinois, Urbana - Champaign), Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Education and Research

Health Policy:

  • Ro Di Brezzo CV, Ph.D. (Texas Woman's University), Professor, Health, Human Performance, and Recreation
  • Leah Jean Henry CV, Ph.D. (Texas Woman's University), Associate Professor, Public Health
  • Julie Hoff, Ph.D. (University of Illinois at Chicago), Department Chair, Nursing
  • Kristen Jozkowski, Ph.D. (Indiana University), Associate Professor, Public Health
  • Thomas Kippenbrock CV, Ed.D. (Indiana University), Professor, Nursing
  • Barbara Shadden CV, Ph.D. (University of Tennessee), Professor, Rehabilitation Education and Research

Policy Management:

  • Andrew Dowdle CV, Ph.D. (Miami University), Associate Professor, Political Science
  • Najib Ghadbian, Ph.D. (CUNY), Associate Professor, Political Science
  • Joshua Mitchell CV, Ph.D. (Southern Illinois University), Assistant Professor, Political Science
  • Janine Parry CV, Ph.D. (Washington State University), Professor, Political Science
  • Margaret Reid CV, Ph.D. (University of Oklahoma), Professor, Political Science
  • William Schreckhise CV, Ph.D. (Washington State University), Associate Professor, Political Science
  • Todd Shields CV, Ph.D. (University of Kentucky), Dean, J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Geoboo Song CV, Ph.D. (University of Oklahoma), Assistant Professor, Political Science

Additional Public Policy Faculty:

  • Jan LeBlanc Wicks CV, Ph.D. (Michigan State University), Professor, Journalism
  • Robert Howard Wicks CV, Ph.D. (Michigan State University), Professor, Communications