Dr. Kurt Cline
Chair of the Department
Director, Masters of Public Administration Program
Ph.D. Colorado State University
Office: McKee Fisk 244
Dr. Kurt Cline is currently the Chair of the Department and Director of the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program. He teaches courses in public administration at both the undergraduate and graduate level. These topics include: public personnel, public budgeting, public management, organizational behavior, and program evaluation.
He received his PhD in Political Science from Colorado State University in 2003. Dr. Cline’s areas of during his doctoral study were American politics; Public policy and administration; and Environmental politics and policy. His research interests include both intergovernmental relations and environmental policy. Previous research has examined the level of cooperation in the intergovernmental management of environmental policy. Dr. Cline’s current research studies factors impacting the design of air quality policy in California’s Central Valley.
Dr. Cline's CV.