Our Administrative Team
Nuri Heckler is an assistant professor of Public Administration at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, teaching human relations, race, gender, nonprofit management, and administrative law. His research focuses on discovering influences that dominate most of public life, such as whiteness, masculinity, and consumer/aspirational class, and exposing those institutions for free and open debate. He is a proud parent of two and a tenacious bicycle commuter.
Sebawit G. Bishu is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Affairs (SPA) at the University of Colorado Denver. Her research interests center around gender equity, urban governance, organizational behavior, and public management. Dr. Bishu currently applies her interests within the context of health and human service organizations as well as local governments within the U.S. and the Sub Saharan Africa region. Dr. Bishu has published in peer-reviewed journals such as Administration and Society, American Review of Public Administration, and Review of Public Personnel Administration.
Anthony Starke is an assistant professor of public affairs at the University of Colorado Denver. His work revolves broadly around issues of democracy, identity, citizenship, and equity, with specific interests in vulnerable and traditionally marginalized populations and public service education. His research examines the role of public administrators in constructing the identity of target populations and how public service education can help promote positive social constructions and equitable outcomes. Dr. Starke has published in Administrative Theory & Praxis, Journal of Public Affairs Education, State and Local Government Review, Metropolitan Universities Journal, and several book chapters and technical reports.
Peter Stanley Federman
Brad A M Johnson