Professor and Department Head
Department of Public Policy
B.A., Carleton University, 1992
B.A. (Honors), Carleton University, 1994
M.P.P.P.A., Concordia University, 1996
Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University, 2000
Teaching & Research Interests
Public Administration Theory
Organization theory and behavior
Gender & Diversity Research
Dr. Mohamad G. Alkadry
Mohamad G. Alkadry serves as a Professor and Head of the Department of Public Policy at the University of Connecticut. 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 dozens of peer-reviewed articles, peer-reviewed book chapters, and journal symposia. 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, and Administrative Theory and Praxis, among other journals.
His research interests include social equity and disparate outcomes of policies on individuals and communities of color. He also publishes in the areas of sustainable public procurement and gender equity. Dr. Alkadry served in the past as a senior research associate at the Center for Urban Redevelopment and Empowerment (Florida Atlantic University) and as a value for money auditor with the Office of the Auditor General of Canada. Dr. Alkadry has authored in excess of fifty community and professional studies primarily addressing inequity or development issues in communities of color. He conducts the biannual compensation and retention studies for the National Institute of Public Procurement.
Dr. Alkadry considers himself an engaged scholar. In the State of Connecticut he has provided several studies and consultations with the CT Council of Women and Girls and several other agencies and units within the State. Dr. Alkadry is a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.