Positions & Education

Positions

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

  • Dean, 2015 - Present

  • Interim Dean, 2014-2015

  • Senior Associate Dean, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2012-14

  • Acting Dean, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, June-July 2012, June-July 2013

  • Interim Associate Dean, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2011-12

  • Interim Associate Dean for Research, CSBS, Fall 2011

  • Chair, Department of Political Science, 2006-2011

  • Interim Chair, Department of Legal Studies, 2009-10

  • Founding Director, Center for Public Policy and Administration, 1998-2006

  • Founding Director, Master’s Program in Public Policy and Administration, 1998-2006 

  • Director, Master’s Program in Public Administration, Department of Political Science, 1996-7

  • Faculty Fellow, Massachusetts Institute for Social and Economic Research, 1992-6 

  • Associate Professor of Political Science, 1996-2004

  • Assistant Professor of Political Science, 1989-1995

Council Of Economic Advisers, Executive Office Of The President, Washington, DC

Economist, 1988-89

The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC

Research Fellow, Governmental Studies, 1987-88

Education

University Of California At Berkeley, Graduate School Of Public Policy - Ph.D. in Public Policy, 1988

University of Virginia - M.A. in Economics, 1982

Dickinson College -  B.A. in Economics, 1980