Chris Koliba Fellow
PhD, Interdisciplinary Social Science Program, Syracuse University
MPA, Public Administration Department, Syracuse University
BA, Finance Department, Syracuse University
Chris Koliba possesses a Ph.D. and an MPA from Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. His research interests include governance networks and complex adaptive systems, organizational learning and development, action research methods, civic education, and educational policy. His current research program focuses on the development of complex adaptive systems models of landuse, watershed management, food systems, transportation planning, and smart grid energy networks. He is the lead author of Governance Network in Public Administration and Public Policy published by Taylor & Francis. He has published articles in such publications as Public Administration Review, the Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, International Journal of Public Administration, Administration & Society, Administrative Theory & Praxis, American Journal of Evaluation, Ecological Economics, Educational Policy, the American Behavioral Scientists, and theAmerican Journal of Education. He has served as PI, Co-PI and Science Leader on grants from the National Science Foundation, the United States Department of Transportation, the United States Department of Agriculture, the Corporation for National and Community Service, the Vermont Department of Education, and the Spencer Foundation. He is chair of the Complexity and Network Studies section of the American Society of Public Administration. He teaches courses pertaining to public policy and public affairs, public administration, systems analysis, governance networks, collaborative management, and the intersection of science and society. He lives at the base of Camels Hump mountain with his three kids and wife.
AT UVM: Chris Koliba is a Professor in the Community Development and Applied Economics Department at the University of Vermont (UVM) and the Director of the Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program.
Chris' research explores organizational learning and development, governance systems and networks, cross sector collaborations, action research methods, civic education, and educational policy. At UVM he teaches courses pertaining to public policy and public affairs, public administration, governance networks, and science and society.
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