Rayna Stoycheva

Lecturer

Phone:
(305) 284-4416
Locator Code:
6550

 
About

About Rayna Stoycheva

Rayna L. Stoycheva received her PhD in Public Policy from the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. Her dissertation examined the political and financial management factors influencing state and local pension funding and sustainability.

Dr. Stoycheva’s research interests are in the areas of public budgeting and finance, and social policy analysis. Her published academic work includes studies of pension system reform, wage and pension tradeoffs, international organization budget transparency, and state and local revenue issues.

Dr. Stoycheva teaches courses in public budgeting and financial management, statistics, public policy analysis, and health policy. She is also the internship coordinator for MPA and undergraduate students pursuing internships in government and nonprofit organizations.

Career

Education

2001B.A. Economics, Political Science and International Relations American University in Bulgaria
2003MPA Public Administration Ohio University
2011Ph.D. Public Policy Georgia State University and Georgia Institute of Technology

Professional Experience

2011 - 2015Full-Time Lecturer and MPA Director for Business Development, Department of Political Science, University of Miami
2005 - 2011Graduate Research Assistant, Georgia State University, Fiscal Research Center
2008 - 2011Instructor, Georgia State University, Department of Public Management and Policy
2002 - 2003Graduate Research Assistant, Ohio University, Voinovich Center for Leadership and Public Affairs
2001 - 2002Graduate Teaching Assistant, Ohio University, Department of Political Science

Honors & Acknowledgements

Dissertation Research Grant, Georgia State University
Outstanding MPA Scholar, Ohio University

Conferences & Events

February 2018
The Budget Transparency of International Organizations | Workshop “The Politics of Changing Southeast Asia: International and Comparative Perspectives”
2017
City Manager Turnover and Revenue Diversification | Public Management Research Conference
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Memberships

Department of Political Science, University of Miami
ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES
MPA Program Internship Advisor and Coordinator
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Undergraduate Internship Coordinator for Public Affairs internships
ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES
MPA, MPP, and BPA program and curriculum development
ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES
SACs Assessment Plans and Reports for MPA Online and BPA
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Research

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Public budgeting and finance, state and local fiscal condition, pension reform and sustainability, budget transparency, public policy analysis

Publications

Rayna L. Stoycheva, Kim Moloney "“Partial Two-Way Mirror: International Organization Budget Transparency" Global Policy 26 – 40Volume 9, Issue 1 (2018).


Rayna L. Stoycheva, David L. Sjoquist "The Property Tax Exemption for Nonprofits" Handbook of Research on Nonprofit Economics and Management ( Edward Elgar Publishing. 2018).


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