Mohamad G. Alkadry
Mohamad G. Alkadry serves as Associate Professor of Public Administration and Director of the Master of Public Administration Program at Florida International University (FIU). He also serves as an affiliate faculty member of the FIU Women’s Center. He previously held academic and administrative appointments, and was tenured at, West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV and Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA.
He received his Ph.D. from Florida Atlantic University (2000) and his Masters of Public Policy and Public Administration from Concordia University in Quebec (1996). His undergraduate work was done at Carleton University in Canada (2002, 2004) and the American University of Beirut in Lebanon.
Dr. Alkadry has over 34 peer-reviewed articles, 9 peer-reviewed book chapters, 4 journal symposia, 51 applied research reports, and 62 conference papers. He is also co-editor and co-author of three books: Women and Public Service: Barriers, Challenges and Opportunities (2013, 2014), These Things Happen: Stories from the Public Sector (2002), and Scaling Up Microenterprise Services (1998). His work appears in Review of Public Personnel Administration, International Journal of Organizational Theory and Behavior, Public Administration Review, Administration and Society, Public Integrity, Journal of Education Finance, Social Work in Health Care, Public Productivity and Management Review, Public Administration and Management, Administrative Theory and Praxis, among other journals.
Dr. Alkadry’s practitioner experience includes service as a senior research associate at the Center for Urban Redevelopment and Empowerment (Florida Atlantic University) and as a Value-for-Money (performance) Auditor with the Office of the Auditor General of Canada (Ottawa). Dr. Alkadry has authored in excess of fifty community and professional studies in areas of governance and public management. He served on the West Virginia Stroke Taskforce, the West Virginia University Council on Women’s Concerns and the West Virginia Behavioral Health Commission Regulatory Workgroup. He led the effort to conduct the homeless census for the Mon Valley Homeless Coalition (WV), the Mid-Central Homeless Coalition (WV) and Martin County Homeless Coalition (FL).
Dr. Alkadry is Fulbright Specialist (2014-2017). He also serves as Associate Managing Editor of Public Integrity – the leading ethics journal in public administration. He is also a Distinguished Research Fellow with the Public Procurement Research Center. He served (2008-2011) on the Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation – part of the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA), and on the governing board of the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC). Dr. Alkadry chaired the American Society of Public Administration's Section on Effective and Sound Administration in the Middle East. He currently co-chairs the NASPAA Diversity and Social Equity Committee, and serves on the National Council of NASPAA. He also serves on the Board of Directors of some local, national and international public administration organizations.