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Jacksonville University
Public Policy Institute
2800 University Blvd. N
Jacksonville, Florida 32211

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Richard A. Mullaney, Esq.

Rick presenting at 2022 Board Meeting

Shircliff Executive Director

Rick Mullaney is the Founding Director of the Public Policy Institute at Jacksonville University. In addition to giving strategic direction and vision to the Institute, regularly appearing on local media for policy commentary, and hosting the Policy Matters radio show, Mr. Mullaney teaches PPOL 513: Law, Policy, and Politics, a core requirement for Master in Public Policy students.

He is a graduate of the University of Florida with a B.A. in Political Science and law degree from the Levin College of Law. Read his biography.

phone: (904) 256-7342


Richard A. Mullaney, Esq., in the directory


Kathryn Adams, Esq. 

Assistant Director & MPP Program Manager

phone: (904) 256-7874



Joanna McMinn

Executive Administrator & Institute Coordinator

phone: (904) 256-7053