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Sherri Greenberg

Sherri  Greenberg

Clinical Professor; Fellow of Max Sherman Chair in State and Local Government


Contact Info

512-471-8324
SRH 3.252
srgreenberg@mail.utexas.edu

Office Hours

Spring 2010: Wednesdays 2:00-4:00.
Sherri R. Greenberg is a Clinical Professor and Fellow of the Max Sherman Chair in State and Local Government at the LBJ School of Public Affairs.  Also, she is a Senior Advisor to Austin Mayor Steve Adler, and she serves on the Board of Managers of Central Health, and the City’s Housing Bond Review Committee. Greenberg was a Texas State Representative from 1991 to 2001. Previously, she was the City of Austin Capital Finance Manager, and a Public Finance Officer at Standard & Poor’s.  She holds an MSc in Public Administration and Policy from the London School of Economics. Her current teaching and research interests are: housing, transit, healthcare, finance, innovation, and engagement. Currently, she has a research project with 15 students to advance equitable access to quality of life for all of Austin including: housing, mobility, public engagement, wellness and workforce. Her recent publications are: Using Innovation and Technology to Improve City Services, and Austin Anchors & The Innovation Zone: Building Collaborative Capacity.

Greenberg served for 10 years as a member of the Texas House of Representatives, completing her final term in January 2001. In 1999, the Speaker of the House appointed her to chair the House Pensions and Investments Committee and to chair the Select Committee on Teacher Health Insurance. She served two terms on the House Appropriations Committee, and served on the Appropriations Committee’s Education, and Major Information Systems Subcommittees. Other committee assignments included the House Economic Development Committee, Elections Committee, and Science and Technology Committee.

As a public finance professional, Greenberg served as the Manager of Capital Finance for the City of Austin from 1985 to 1989, overseeing the City’s debt management, capital budgeting, and capital improvement programs. Prior to that she was a Public Finance Officer at Standard & Poor’s Corporation in New York, where she analyzed and assigned bond ratings to public projects across the country.

Professor Greenberg received an M.Sc. in Public Administration and Public Policy from the London School of Economics and a B.A. in Government from the University of Texas at Austin. Currently, she serves on the national board for the American Society for Public Administration and is a board member for the Section on Women in Public Administration, as well as a CenTex Chapter board member. Also, Greenberg is a board member of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Austin and an appointed member of the City of Austin General Obligation Housing Bond Review Committee.

Education

B.A. in Government from UT Austin; M.S. in Public Administration and Policy from the London School of Economics

Current Positions

Treasurer, Austin Voices for Education and Youth; member, City of Austin General Obligation Housing Bond Review Committee; Board Member, Section for Women in Public Administration of the American Society for Public Administration; Urban and State Affairs Specialization Coordinator, LBJ School of Public Affairs; Member, Community Relations Council of Austin; Board Member, Great Society Fund, LBJ School of Public Affairs;

Previous Positions

Texas State Representative (1991-2001); Manager of Capital Finance for the City of Austin (1985-1989); Public Finance Officer, Standard & Poor's Corporation in New York (1982-1985)

 Author, “State E-Government Strategies: Identifying Best Practices and Applications,” Congressional Research Service (2007); author, Beyond the Bid: An Evaluation of State and Local Government Procurement Practices, LBJ School of Public Affairs (2005)

Courses

Semester
Fall 2010 Fall 2010 - 60875 - PA680PA - Policy Research Project
Fall 2010 Fall 2010 - 60870 - PA680PA - Policy Research Project
Fall 2010 Fall 2010 - 61155 - PA391 - Public Financial Management
Spring 2011 Spring 2011 - 61845 - PA680PB - Policy Research Project
Spring 2011 Spring 2011 - 61840 - PA680PB - Policy Research Project
Fall 2011 Fall 2011 - 61080 - PA680PA - Policy Research Project
Fall 2011 Fall 2011 - 61365 - PA391 - Public Financial Management
Spring 2012 Spring 2012 - 61955 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2012 Spring 2012 - 61765 - PA680PB - Policy Research Project
Fall 2012 Fall 2012 - 62090 - PA680PA - Policy Research Project
Spring 2013 Spring 2013 - 62775 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Fall 2012 Fall 2012 - 62156 - PA384C - Public Management
Spring 2013 Spring 2013 - 62630 - PA680PB - Policy Research Project
Fall 2013 Fall 2013 - 63770 - PA391 - Public Financial Management
Fall 2013 Fall 2013 - 63420 - PA680PA - Policy Research Project
Spring 2014 Spring 2014 - 63545 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2014 Spring 2014 - 63325 - PA680PB - Policy Research Project
Fall 2014 Fall 2014 - 62745 - PA391 - Public Financial Management
Fall 2014 Fall 2014 - 62415 - PA680PA - Policy Research Project
Spring 2015 Spring 2015 - 61230 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Spring 2015 Spring 2015 - 60940 - PA680PB - Policy Research Project
Fall 2015 Fall 2015 - 59740 - PA680PA - Policy Research Project
Spring 2016 Spring 2016 - 60100 - PA680PB - Policy Research Project
Fall 2016 Fall 2016 - 60713 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Fall 2016 Fall 2016 - 60485 - PA680PA - Policy Research Project

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