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Ed Jennings Professor Emeritus
351B Patterson Office Tower

Dr. Jennings's primary research and teaching interests include public policy, intergovernmental relations, and public administration.

He is the co-author of From Nation to States: The Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program and Distribution, Utilization, and Innovation in Health Care and co-editor of The Revitalization of the Public Service and Welfare System Reform: Coordinating Federal, State and Local Public Assistance Programs. He has also published in American Political Science ReviewAmerican Journal of Political SciencePublic Administration ReviewAmerican Journal of Sociology, and Policy Studies Journal. He was editor-in-chief of the Journal of Public Affairs Education from 1991-1995.

He is a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, recipient of the Charles H. Levine Award for excellence in teaching, research, and service, past-President of the American Society for Public Administration, and recipient of the 1998 Jeffrey Pressman Award for best article in the Policy Studies Review.

Courses Taught

  • HA 602 Organizational Change and Strategic Planning
  • PA 681 Capstone in Public Administration
  • PA 751 Public Policy Formulation and Implementation