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About the Institute

Faculty

Policy matters are shaped and created through a wide range of disciplines and across diverse fields.​ The Master in Public Policy degree at Jacksonville University emphasizes interdisciplinary study and the development of core skills. 

Our faculty reflects this interdisciplary approach, bringing expertise in  philosophy, economics, political science, law, leadership, communications, management, marine science, and more. 

In addition, classes are offered with lecturers who are currently active in their fields. These lecturers offer broad and diverse points of view and approaches that further and enhance students' learning.

Faculty Directory

Dr. Stephen Baker
  • Email address  sbaker@ju.edu
  • Telephone number  (904) 226-9126

Biography

Dr. Stephen Baker

Professor of Political Science

Ph.D., Political Science, Northern Illinois University
B.S., Political Science, Northern Illinois University

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Dr. Rody Borg
  • Email address  rborg@ju.edu
  • Telephone number  (904) 256-7464

Biography

Dr. Rody Borg

Professor of Economics and Public Policy

Ph.D., Economics, 1986, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A., Economics, History, 1976, Huntingdon College

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Dr. Matthew Corrigan

Biography

Dr. Matthew Corrigan

Professor of Political Science

Ph.D., Political Science; University of Florida. Fields: American Politics; Public Policy/Administration 1995
M.A., Political Science; University of Florida 1991
B.A., Government/International Relations; University of Notre Dame, With Honors 1987

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Prof. Sandra Dean
  • Email address  sdean5@ju.edu
  • Telephone number  (904) 256-7436

Biography

Prof. Sandra Dean

Professor of Business Communications

M.A., Communication Education, University of South Florida
B.A., Speech Communication Education and English Education

 
Dr. Julius Demps
  • Email address  jdemps@ju.edu
  • Telephone number  (904) 256-7924

Biography

Dr. Julius Demps

Associate Professor of Management

Ph.D., Organizational Leadership, Northcentral University
M.A., Human Resource Development, Webster University
B.S., Sociology Florida State University

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Dr. Marcel Dulay

Biography

Dr. Marcel Dulay

Adjunct Faculty

Ph.D., Public Policy (environmental focus), University of Texas at Austin
M.S. Environmental Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
B.S. Civil Engineering (water focus) University of Texas at El Paso


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Dr. Erich Freiberger

Biography

Dr. Erich Freiberger

Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy

Ph.D., Philosophy, Boston College
B.A., Philosophy, Georgetown University
 

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Prof. Jason Gabriel

Biography

Prof. Jason Gabriel, J.D.   

Guest Lecturer on Law and Public Policy

J.D., Juris Doctor, Levin College of Law, University of Florida
B.A., Philosophy, University of Florida

 

Dr. Annmarie Kent-Willette

Biography

Dr. Annmarie Kent-Willette

Professor of Communication

Ed.D., Educational Leadership, University of North Florida, 2009
M.A., Communication, University of South Florida
B.A., Communication, University of South Florida

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Dr. Miller

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Dr. Will Miller

Executive Director of Institutional Analytics, Effectiveness, and Strategic Planning


Ph.D., Urban Studies and Public Affairs, University of Akron
M.A.P., Political Polling, University of Akron
M.A., Political Science, Ohio University
B.A. Political Science, Ohio University Honors Tutorial College

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Mullaney

Biography

Prof. Richard A. Mullaney, J.D.

Shircliff Executive Director of the Public Policy Institute

J.D., Juris Doctor, Levin College of Law, University of Florida
B.A., Political Science, University of Florida
 

 

Peterson

Biography

Dr. Jordan Carr Peterson

Associate Professor of Public Policy

Ph.D., Political Science, University of Southern California
J.D.,  Levin College of Law, University of Florida
B.A., German, University of Southern California 

 

Reiber

Biography

Prof. Matthew Reiber, J.D.

Adjunct Faculty

LL.M., New York University School of Law
J.D., Columbia University School of Law
B.A., Political Science, Claremont McKenna College


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Trajkov

Biography

Dr. Nevena Trajkov

Professor of Political Science

Ph.D., Political Science, Florida International University
M.A., Political Science, Florida International University
M.B.A., Walsh College
B.S., Music, Eastern Michigan University

 

White
  • Email address  qwhite@ju.edu
  • Telephone number  (904) 256-7766

Biography

Dr. Quinton White

Professor of Biology, Marine Science; Executive Director, MSRI

Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.S., University of Virginia
B.S., North Carolina Wesleyan College


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