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Maureen Berner

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Ph.D. in public policy, 1998

Master's degree: MPP, Georgetown University.
Present job: Associate Professor with tenure, Institute of Government, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Previous jobs: University of Northern Iowa. US Government Accountability Office. U.S. House Representatives Budget Committee. Presidential Management Intern.

Key publications:

  • Berner, M.“Documenting Disparity in Minority Contracting: Legal Requirements and Recommendations for Policy Makers" Heather Martin, Maureen Berner and Frayda Bluestein. Public Administration Review Volume 67, Number 3 May-June 2007: 511-520. This article has received the Louis Brownlow Award of the American Society for Public Administration, presented for the best Public Administration Review article written by a practitioner.
  • Berner, M, Elizabethann O’Sullivan and Gary R. Rassel. Research Methods for Public Administrators. Longman, 2007.
  • Inequality and Industrial Change: A Global View. Edited by James K. Galbraith and Maureen Berner. Boston: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Dissertation title: U.S. federal budget structure 1962-1995: Beyond incrementalism.
Dissertation supervisor: Professor James K. Galbraith

Research Interests: State and local government finance. Maureen’s dissertation, U.S. federal budget structure 1962-1995: Beyond incrementalism, won the 1999 Best Dissertation award of the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration