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Christine Palus, PhD - Villanova University. Villanova, PA, US

Christine Palus, PhD Christine Palus, PhD

Dean of College of Professional Studies; Dean of Graduate Studies; Associate Professor of Public Administration | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences | Villanova University

Villanova, PA, UNITED STATES

Christine Palus, PhD, is an expert on urban politics and policy, state-level public administration and women in politics.

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Areas of Expertise (5)

Public Administration and Management Urban Politics American Government State and Local Politics Women in Politics

Biography

Dr. Palus is a leading expert on urban politics. She has also research extensively on public administration, particularly at the state level.

Education (3)

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: PhD

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: MA

Fairfield University: BA

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Beryl Radin Award (professional)

2016
Beryl Radin Award for the Best Article in JPART for "Clerks or Kings? Partisan Alignment and Delegation to the U.S. Bureaucracy."

Select Media Appearances (1)

How Donald Trump has made this election about women voters

Christian Science Monitor  

2016-05-17

Vivien Goldman has a particular fascination with the rise of Donald Trump in this year’s presidential election – a fascination mixed with both a kind of respect and revulsion. ... “The general election will be a moment where women’s opinions and issues are front and center in a way they never have been before,” says Christine Kelleher Palus, professor of public administration and dean of graduate studies at Villanova University in Philadelphia, in an e-mail. “The nature of the exchanges between the candidates will reinvigorate conversations about feminism and how we perceive women leaders in today’s complex and ever-changing world.”

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Select Academic Articles (3)

Clerks or Kings? Partisan Alignment and Delegation to the U.S. Bureaucracy Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory.

Christine Kelleher Palus and Susan Webb Yackee

2016

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A Century of Municipal Reform in the United States: A Legacy of Success, Adaptation and the Impulse to Improve The American Review of Public Administration

Craig M. Wheeland, Christine Kelleher Palus, Curtis Wood

2014

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Oversight as Constraint or Catalyst? Explaining Agency Influence on State Policy Decision-Making The American Review of Public Administration

Christine Kelleher Palus and Susan Webb Yackee

2012

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