John Hoornbeek, Ph.D., Director
Dr. Hoornbeek has served as a policy practitioner at the federal, state, and local levels of government in the United States. His public service work has included appointments with the Milwaukee County Department of Health and Human Services, the Wisconsin State Legislature, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Congress, and the National Environmental Services Center at West Virginia University. His work focuses on environmental and public health policy, and it spans issues of local and state concern to issues with international implications. A central theoretical question underlying his research and analytical work is the relationship between institutions of governance and policy outputs, impacts, and outcome. Curriculum Vitae
Kathleen Loughry, Office Manager
Ms. Loughry oversees the day-to-day financial operations of the Center and manages the Center's website . She also works with the Washington Program in National Issues and the Columbus Program in Intergovernmental Issues in the Political Science Department.
Heather Sell, Program Assistant
Ms. Sell is a recent graduate of Kent State University with a degree in Fine Arts with a concentration in Painting. She is assists the Center with organizing, preparing materials for the various training programs, technical assistance projects, and research projects. She contributes to the newsletter, graphic designing, and maintenance of the website for the Center. Ms. Sell is currently assisting with the Ohio and West Virginia Municipal Clerk Career Development Program and Master Municipal Clerk Academy.
Tegan Beechey, Graduate Assistant
Ms. Beechey works with the center on intergovernmental collaboration research projects and technical training programs. She earned master's degree in Public Policy with a concentration in public health from Kent State University, and is currently working on her Ph.D. in the College of Public Health. Ms. Beechey is currently working on editing EGN 1 case studies.
Anthony Russo, Graduate Assistant
Anthony Russo is a graduate assistant and Ph.D. student in the Department of Political Science. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Toledo in May of 2011. He hopes to bring solutions from the discipline of economics and apply them to the problems facing society today. He also likes to golf and play bass.
Our most recently added affiliate is Dr. Aroon Manoharan