About the Professor
B.A., Political Science, The American University
Tina Nabatchi is an Associate Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs and a Faculty Research Associate at the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC). Her research focuses on citizen participation, collaborative governance, conflict resolution, and challenges in public administration. Though her scholarship is varied, the unifying theme is one of democratic governance in public administration.
Her research has been published in numerous journals, such as Public Administration Review, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, National Civic Review, Conflict Resolution Quarterly, and the International Journal of Conflict Management, among others, as well is in several edited books. Her article, “Addressing the Citizenship and Democratic Deficits: Exploring the Potential of Deliberative Democracy for Public Administration” won the 2010 Best Article Award from The American Review of Public Administration. She also has a forthcoming edited volume, Democracy in Motion: Evaluating the Practice and Impact of Deliberative Civic Engagement (Oxford University Press, 2012). Click here for Dr. Nabatchi's CV.
Dr. Nabatchi is also Co-Director of CNYSpeaks, a joint project of the Maxwell School and the Post-Standard that seeks to engage the citizens of the Central New York region in discussions about the issues that matter to them most.
Before joining the Maxwell School, Dr. Nabatchi was the Research Coordinator for the Indiana Conflict Resolution Institute at Indiana University-Bloomington, where she was responsible for the design, implementation, analysis, and publication of various research projects. In this capacity, she provided consultations about, and evaluations of, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in several U.S. federal agencies, including the Department of Justice, the Postal Service, the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Agriculture, and the U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution.