Bachelor of Arts in Public Sector Management

Faculty


PSM faculty members represent a variety of academic disciplines, providing an interdisciplinary curriculum integrating theory and practice.  The program sponsors faculty workshops to maintain state-of-the art instruction and current understanding of public sector issues. Faculty ensure that the program is an integrated whole, not a series of separate, disconnected courses.

The following list provides the names of CSUN faculty members with scholarly and teaching expertise relevant to PSM who will teach courses or act as consultants for PSM.  Veteran faculty from other universities and professionals respected in their fields also will be invited to participate.

 

Bernardo Attias

Associate Professor, Ph.D.

University of Iowa, 1997

Communication and Technology

James David Ballard

Associate Professor, Ph.D.

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2000

Research Methods, Political Sociology

Lawrence Becker

Assistant Professor, Ph.D.

University of Massachusetts, 2001

Public Policy Process, Legislative Relations, Budgeting

Matthew A. Cahn

Professor, Ph.D.

University of Southern California, 1991

Public Policy Process, Policy Analysis, Environmental Policy, Research Methods

Nancy Grass Hemmert

Lecturer, M.A.

California State University, Northridge, 1999

Intercultural and Group Communication

Thomas Hogen-Esh

Assistant Professor, Ph.D.

University of Southern California, 2002

Budgeting, Public Policy Process, Public Administration, Urban Policy

Paul Krivonos

Professor, Ph.D.

Purdue University, 1975

Organizational and Intercultural Communication

Daisy Lemus

Professor, M.A.

University of California, Santa Barbara, 2002

Communication and Technology, Organizational Communication, Communication Research Methods, Group Communication

Henrik Minassians

Director, Regional and National Partnerships and Services for Public Sector, Ph.D.

State University of New York, 2002

Public Policy, Public Administration, Policy Implementation Theory

Rex Mitchell

Department Chair, Management Department. Professor, Ph.D.

UCLA, 1980

Strategic Management, Organizational Development, Organizational Behavior

Karen Peck

Lecturer, M.A.

California State University, Northridge, 1998

Rhetorical Discourse, Advanced Public Speaking

Martin Saiz

Assistant Professor, Ph.D.

University of Colorado at Boulder, 1992

Budgeting, Public Policy Process, Urban Politics

Stephan D. Schuster

Professor (Emeritus), Ph.D.

University of Texas, 1966

Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Organizational and Managerial Effectiveness

Victor Shaw

Associate Professor, Ph.D.

University of Hawaii, Manoa, 1994

Crime, Drug Abuse, Social Control, Public Policy, Organizational Behavior

Paula Silva

Assistant Professor, Ph.D.

University of Florida, 2000

Human Resource Management, Management Skills Development