Jennifer Marie Connolly

Asst. Professor

Phone:
(305) 284-2401
Locator Code:
4410
 
About

Bio

Jennifer M. Connolly is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Miami. She received her PhD in Public Policy and Management from the Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California. Dr. Connolly’s research examines the impact of city manager turnover on local fiscal health, the impact of municipal conditions on council-manager relations, and public opinion on local policy responses to drone usage, the Zika crisis, and the sharing economy. Her research has appeared in the Journal of Public Administration Research and TheoryPublic Administration ReviewPolitical Research Quarterly, and the International Journal of Cultural Policy. She has research forthcoming in American Politics Research. ​Dr. Connolly teaches undergraduate and MPA courses, both traditional and online. She is currently an Engaged Faculty Fellow at the University of Miami. She was selected as the 2018 Educator of the Year for South Florida by the American Society for Public Administration and was awarded the 2018 Excellence in Civic Engagement Faculty Award. She is the winner of the 2012 Herbert Kaufman Award for Best Paper presented at the 2011 American Political Science Association Annual Conference. 

Career

Professional Experience

2016 - Chair, Bachelor in Public Administration Proposal Committee

Conferences & Events

Why Your Local Government Offers So Many (or So Few) E-government Services | Philadelphia
“Why Your Local Government Offers So Many (or So Few) E-government Services.” With Ben Epstein and Leticia Bode. Paper presented at the 2016 American Political Science Association Conference. Philadelphia, PA. Sept. 1 – 4.
Local Government Responsiveness to Citizen Requests Made via Traditional and Digital Platforms: A Field Experiment Research Design | San Juan, Puerto Rico
“Local Government Responsiveness to Citizen Requests Made via Traditional and Digital Platforms: A Field Experiment Research Design.” With Ben Epstein and Leticia Bode. Paper presented at the 2016 Southern Political Science Association Conference. San Juan, Puerto Rico. January 9.
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Research

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Public Management, public administration, local government management, urban government and policy, local budgeting and financial management, political institutions, and distributive public policy

Publications

Jennifer Connolly "The Impact of Local Politics on the Principal-Agent Relationship between Council and Manager in Municipal Government" (Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. ).


Jennifer Connolly, Dyana Mason "Ideology and Local Public Expenditure Priorities" (Political Research Quarterly. ).


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