Professor & 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 Head of the Department of Public Policy at the University of Connecticut. He previously held academic and administrative appointments, and was tenured at Florida International University in Miami, FL, West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV, and Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA.
Dr. Alkadry has over 50 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, Administrative Theory and Praxis, among other journals.
Dr. Alkadry’s practitioner experience includes service as a senior research associate at the Center for Urban Redevelopment and Empowerment (Florida Atlantic University) and as a Value-for-Money (performance) Auditor with the Office of the Auditor General of Canada (Ottawa). Dr. Alkadry has authored in excess of fifty community and professional studies in areas of governance and public management.
Dr. Alkadry’s academic service includes service as Fulbright Specialist (2014-2017), as Associate Managing Editor of Public Integrity (2014-2015), as Distinguished Research Fellow with the Public Procurement Research Center (2002-2012), as member of the Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation (2008-2011), as member of the Executive Council (2013-2016) of the Network of Schools of Public Policy Affairs and Administration (NASPAA), as member of the governing board of the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (2008-2011), as inaugural chair of the American Society of Public Administration (ASPA) Section on Effective and Sound Administration in the Middle East (2012-2014), as inaugural chair of the ASPA Section on Procurement and Contract Management (2016-2017), and as co-chair of the NASPAA Diversity and Social Equity Committee (2011-2017).