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Phone: (315) 443-8994
E-mail: tnabatch@maxwell.syr.edu

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The Maxwell School of Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY 13244

B.A., Political Science, The American University
M.P.A., The University of Vermont
Ph.D., Public Affairs, Indiana University

About the Professor

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 democratic governance in public administration.

 Dr. Nabatchi’s research has been published in numerous journals, such as the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Public Administration Review, National Civic Review, and Conflict Resolution Quarterly, 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.

Dr. Nabatchi is the lead editor of Democracy in Motion: Evaluating the Practice and Impact of Deliberative Civic Engagement (Oxford University Press, 2012). She has also recently published two books: Public Participation for 21st Century Democracy with Matt Leighninger (Jossey-Bass, 2015) and Collaborative Governance Regimes with Kirk Emerson (Georgetown University Press, 2015). Click here for Dr. Nabatchi's CV.

Dr. Nabatchi is also Co-Director of CNYSpeaks, a project of the Maxwell School 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.


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