Faculty

Leslie Starsoneck, M.A. 
Program Director, Master of Public Administration (Online) 

Leslie Starsoneck, M.A.
Program Director, Master of Public Administration (Online) 

Master of Public Administration (Online) Program Faculty 

 

Leslie Starsoneck, M.A.
Program Director, Master of Public Administration (Online)

Education: M.A., Social Work Administration, Policy and Planning, University of Pittsburgh; B.A., Psychology, State University of New York at Potsdam; Certificate, Excellence in Nonprofit Governance; Harvard Business School

Dr. Barbara R. Russo, Ph.D., CEM
Program Faculty

Education: Ph.D., Fire and Emergency Management Administration, Oklahoma State University; M.S., Fire and Emergency Management Administration, Oklahoma State University; B.S., Sociology/Criminal Justice, Averett University
Specializations and Research Interests: Gender and race in the fire and emergency services

Dr. Kendra L. Smith, Ph.D., MPA
Program Faculty

Education: Ph.D., Community Resources & Development, Arizona State University; M.P.A., University of Oklahoma; B.A. Political Science and Communications, University of Central Oklahoma

Dr. Morris Taylor, Ph.D, MPA
Program Faculty

Education: Ph.D., Public Policy Analysis & Administration, Saint Louis University; MPA., Southern Illinois University; B.L.S. Organizational Administration and Development, Saint Louis University