Dr. Kurt Cline

Associate Professor

Chair of the Department

Director, Masters of Public Administration Program

Ph.D. Colorado State University

Office: McKee Fisk 212

Phone: 1-559-278-2865

E-mail: kcline@csufresno.edu

Dr. Kurt Cline is currently the Director of the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program.  He teaches courses in public administration at both the undergraduate and graduate level.  These topics include:  public personnel, public budgeting, public management, organizational behavior, and program evaluation. 

He received his PhD in Political Science from Colorado State University in 2003.  Dr. Cline’s areas of during his doctoral study were American politics; Public policy and administration; and Environmental politics and policy.  His research interests include both intergovernmental relations and environmental policy.  Previous research has examined the level of cooperation in the intergovernmental management of environmental policy.  Dr. Cline’s current research studies factors impacting the design of air quality policy in California’s Central Valley.

Dr. Cline's CV.