IPA - Faculty Team

The UT Dallas Institute of Public Affairs has rich intellectual capital in its interdisciplinary faculty team. Many centers have pure academics or pure practitioners - we have both.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Ethics
  • Leadership
  • Financial Management & Budgeting
  • Human Resources Management
  • Policy Analysis
  • Conflict Resolution and Negotiation
  • Economic Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Public Productivity
  • Public - Private Relationships
  • Compliance
  • Organizational Change
  • Grant Writing
  • Non-profit Organizations

Customized training or consulting services are available in a variety of these areas.

The core faculty team includes:

Donald R. Arbuckle, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania

Paul Battaglio, Ph.D.
University of Georgia

Teodoro (Ted) Benavides, MPA
Southern Methodist University

Marie Isabelle Chevrier, Ph.D.
Harvard University

Simon M. Fass, Ph.D.
University of California at Los Angeles

Doug Goodman, Ph.D.
University of Utah

Jeremy L. Hall, Ph.D.
University of Kentucky

Wendy L. Hassett, Ph.D.
Auburn University

Calvin Jamison, Ed.D.
Virginia Tech

Richard K. Scotch, Ph.D.
Harvard University

Robert Whelan, Ph.D.
University of Maryland at College Park