Dr. James Tinnin

Dr. Tinnin has received his Ph.D. from Syracuse University.  He served as a founding Director of the Center for Public Administration and Public Policy. Under his leadership the Center provided numerous training programs for elected and appointed officials at the local level, including training programs for Municipal Clerks, Mayor’s Court Clerks, Local Government Finance Officers, and newly Elected Officials.

Dr. Tinnin retired from Kent State in 2004 and currently assists Center staff with the Ohio Municipal Clerks training program.