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Jonathan B. Justice, PhD - Bio

Associate Professor, School of Public Policy & Administration;
Associate Policy Scientist, IPA

justice@udel.edu e-mail
302-831-1682 phone/voice-mail
302-831-3587 fax

298N Graham Hall | University of Delaware | Newark, Delaware 19716-7380

Education | Research and Professional Interests | Experience | Recent Courses Taught | Selected Recent Presentations | Selected Publications

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PhD, Rutgers University–Newark, 2003, Public Administration

MPA, Bernard M. Baruch College of the City University of New York, 1994

BA, Swarthmore College, 1983, Ancient Greek

go to top of pageResearch and Professional Interests

public budgeting and finance, fiscal transparency, public-sector accountability and decision making, non- and quasi-governmental public administration, local economic development

go to top of pageExperience

2011-present
Associate Professor, School of Public Policy & Administration, University of Delaware, Newark, Del.

2009-2010
Associate Professor, School of Urban Affairs & Public Policy, University of Delaware, Newark, Del.

2003-2009
Assistant Professor, School of Urban Affairs & Public Policy, University of Delaware, Newark, Del.

2005-2006
Visiting Research Fellow, Institute of Local Government Studies, School of Public Policy, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, England

2002
Adjunct Professor, Graduate Department of Public and Healthcare Administration, Seton Hall University, South Orange, N.J.

1998-2002
Excellence Fellow, Teaching Assistant, and Dissertation Fellow, Rutgers University, Newark, N.J.

1989-1998
Program Coordinator and Senior Program Coordinator, New York City School Construction Authority, Long Island City, N.Y.

1987-1989
Project Officer and Senior Project Officer, Jersey City Economic Development Corporation, Jersey City, N.J.

1985-1987
Business Improvement District Coordinator, Flatbush Development Corporation, Brooklyn, N.Y.

go to top of pageRecent Courses Taught

UAPP 325 – Public Policy Analysis

UAPP 440 – Contemporary Policy Issues

UAPP 606 – Local Economic Development Policy and Practice

UAPP 666 – Case Study: Policy Management in Seoul

UAPP 668 – Government Budgets and Fiscal Federalism

UAPP 694 – Financial Management

go to top of pageSelected Recent Presentations

Durose, C., J. B. Justice, and C. Skelcher. 2012. “Governing at arm’s length: Privatising the public or publicising the private?” Paper presented at the conference 40 years of Policy and Politics: Critical reflections and strategies for the future, Bristol, U.K., September 18-19.

Justice, J. B. 2012. “Interpreting the fiscal future: Making sense of public finance.” Paper presented at the Sixth conference on Interpretive Policy Analysis, Tilburg, The Netherlands, July 5-7.

Skelcher, C., C. Durose, and J. B. Justice, organizers. 2012. ESRC seminar: “Beyond the state: Third party government in comparative perspective” (part 2), Leicester, U.K., March 12-13.

Justice, J. B., J. G. McNutt, and E. S. Smith, Jr. 2012.“ Exploring the determinants of state governments' online expenditure reporting.” Presented at the annual conference of the American Society for Public Administration, Las Vegas, Nev., March 4.

Justice, J. B. 2012. “What kind of animal is accountability?” Presented at the annual conference of the American Society for Public Administration, Las Vegas, Nev., March 3.

Justice, J. B., J. G. McNutt, and E. S. Smith, Jr. 2011.“ The determinants of state governments' online expenditure reporting.” Paper presented at the annual conference of the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management of the American Society for Public Administration, Washington, D.C., October 15.

Skelcher, C., C. Durose, and J. B. Justice, organizers. 2011. ESRC seminar: “Beyond the state: Third party government in comparative perspective” (part 1), Birmingham, U.K., June 9-10.

Dubnick, M. J., and J. B. Justice. 2011. “Dealing with Barnard's regret: Accountability and the zone of expectations.” Paper presented at the Sixth Organization Studies Summer Workshop, Abbaye des Vaux de Cernay, Paris, France, May 25-28.

go to top of pageSelected Publications

Levine, H., J. B. Justice, and E. A. Scorsone, eds. 2012. Handbook of local government fiscal health. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett.

Justice, J. B., and Tarimo, F. J. 2012. NGOs holding governments accountable: Civil-Society budget work. Public Finance and Management 12 (3).

Justice, J. B., and E. A. Scorsone. 2012. Measuring and predicting local government fiscal stress: Theory and practice. In Handbook of local government fiscal health, ed. H. Levine, J. B. Justice, and E. A. Scorsone. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett.

Dubnick, M. J., J. B. Justice, and D. A. Bearfield. 2012. Imagining and managing organizational evil. In The foundations of organizational evil, ed. C. L. Jurkiewicz, 142-162. Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe.

Miller, G. J., and J. B. Justice. 2012. Debt management networks. In Government budgeting and financial management in practice: Logics to make sense of ambiguity, by G. J. Miller. Boca Raton: Taylor & Francis.

Miller, G. J., and J. B. Justice. 2011. Debt management networks and the proverbs of financial management. Municipal Finance Journal 31 (4): 19-40.

Justice, J. B., and G. J. Miller. 2011. Accountability and debt management: The case of New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority. American Review of Public Administration 41 (3): 313-328.

Justice, J. B., and C. Skelcher. 2009. Analyzing democracy in third-party governance: Business improvement districts in the U.S. and U.K. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 33 (3): 738-53.

Justice, J. B., S. Condliffe, and L. J. Interlante. 2008. Intergovernmental aid under the radar? Assessing the redevelopment of the Wilmington, Del. riverfront. Municipal Finance Journal 29 (2): 21-46.

Justice, J. B., and R.W. Goldsmith. 2008.  Private governments or public policy tools? The law and public policy of New Jersey's special improvement districts. In Business Improvement Districts: Research, controversies, and theories, ed. G. Mörçol, L. Hoyt, J. Meek and U. Zimmerman, 161-95. Boca Raton: CRC Press.

Justice, J. B., J. Melitski, and D. Smith. 2006. E-Government as an instrument of fiscal accountability and responsiveness: Do the best practitioners employ the best practices? American Review of Public Administration 36 (3): 301-22.

Dubnick, M. J., and J. B. Justice. 2006. Accountability and the evil of administrative ethics. Administration and Society 38 (2): 236-67.

Justice, J. B., and S. Simon. 2002. Municipal bond insurance: Trends and prospects. Public Budgeting and Finance 22 (4): 114-37.