Master of Public Policy and Administration


Jamshid Damooei, Ph.D.

Professor & Chair, Economics, Finance & Accounting; Co-Director, Center for Leadership & Values; Interim Director, MPPA
Economic Analyses of Social Issues, Public Policy Analyses, Economic and Social Impact Assessment, Program Evaluation

Loredana Morra Carson, M.P.P.A.

Lecturer/Academic Advisor
California Lutheran University 2011
international student success and engagement, education policy, adult education, community college success

Bruce Gillies, Psy.D.

Assistant Professor of Business
Alliant International University 2002
Leadership Coaching, Organization Development, Strategic Human Resource Management, Career Counseling, Sports Psychology

Herbert E. Gooch III, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science

Haco Hoang, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science
Dr. Hoang has a broad range of knowledge on issues involving international/global politics, public policy and advocacy, campaigns/elections, civic engagement and environmental justice.

Sabith Khan, Ph.D., M.P.A., M.A.

Assistant Professor-School of Management
Virginia Tech 2015
American philanthropy, International Development, Leadership, Nonprofit organizations, Strategic Communications and issues related to contemporary Islam.

Jose Marichal, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science
University of Colorado 2003

Robert J. Meadows, Ph.D., Ed.D.

Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Adina Nack, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology
University of Colorado, Boulder 2001
Medical sociology, sexuality and gender studies, deviance studies, and ethnographic research methods

Greg Stuart, M.P.A.

Adjunct Faculty Member

Christopher L. Beck, J.D.

Adjunct Faculty Member
Southwestern Law School 2011
General Counsel for government entity and hearing officer.

Robert Brooks

Adjunct Faculty Member

Jeff Burgh, M.P.P.A.

Adjunct Faculty Member

Thomas Cady, M.P.P.A.

Adjunct Faculty Member
Public Administration, Safety Services and Organizational Change

K.T. Connor, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty Member
PhD in Communication from USC, background in Organization Development, Management, Value Science,Talent and Culture Assessment.

Denise J Danne, Ed.D.

Adjunct Faculty Member
Pepperdine University
Human Resource Management (14 years experience)and Professional Development for Teachers and Administrators

Nancy Farias, J.D.

Adjunct Faculty Member
Juris Doctorate
Law and Public Policy

Marilyn Gesch, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty Member
University of California-Santa Barbara 2001
University of California-Santa Barbara, Department of Sociology; teaches healthcare policy

Doug Green, M.B.A.

Adjunct Faculty Member

Dante M Honorico, M.P.A., M.B.A.

Adjunct Faculty Member
Public administration, law enforcement management, disaster/emergency preparedness, jail construction

Jennifer Lobenhofer, M.A.,M.R.P.

Adjunct Faculty Member

Nanette S. Metz, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty Member
University of Nebraska at Omaha 2007
e-learning successful outcomes, organizational theory, transportation policy, unmanned aerial vehicles and aviation developments

Brent Morris, Ed.D.

Adjunct Faculty Member

Andrew P Powers, M.P.P.A.

Adjunct Faculty Member

Sandy Smith, M.P.P.A.

Adjunct Faculty Member