Tansu Demir, Ph.D.

Title Associate Professor

Phone Number 210-458-2690

Email tansu.demir@utsa.edu

Room DB 4.238

Department Public Administration;

Biography

Tansu Demir is Associate Professor in the department, having previously taught at the University of Illinois at Springfield, the University of Central Florida, and Florida Atlantic University.  Dr. Demir's research interest include public administration theory, bureaucratic politics, and public policy process.  The products of his research have been published in such journals as Public Administration Review, Administration & Society, International Journal of Public Administration, Administrative Theory & Praxis, and Public Organization Review.

Research Interests

Politics-administration relationship; City managers and administrative power; Accountability in local government; Public policy process (implementation); Professionalism in public service; Public administration theory; Structural equation modeling methodology.

Education

Ph.D. Public Administration, Florida Atlantic University, 2005

M.A. Public Administration, Hacettepe University, Ankara Turkey, 2001

B.S. Public Administration, Hacettepe University, Ankara Turkey, 1998