Faculty & Staff

Aaron Weinschenk

Aaron Weinschenk

Associate Professor
MAC B303

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David Helpap

David Helpap

Associate Professor
MAC A319

Fields of Interest

State and local government; urban politics; public management and budgeting; public policy

Current Research

My current research has been focused on the degree to which guidelines and best practices, particularly those developed by public management organizations, are utilized by local governments. Recently, this has included examining... Read more »

Marcelo Cruz

Marcelo Cruz

Associate Professor
MAC B313

Dr. Cruz's research has focused on ethnic identity and land use. His research interests are in urban and regional development in the United States and abroad. He brings his work experience on community development and regional planning theory in Andean South America, and Western Europe into the classroom. Dr Cruz's students have interned in local planning and community development... Read more »

Ray Hutchison

Ray Hutchison

Professor
MAC B304

Dr. Ray Hutchison is Professor of Sociology in Public and Environmental Affairs. In addition to the First Year Seminar on The Sixties, he teaches Introduction to Sociology, Ethnic and Racial Identities, Urban Sociology, and Street Gangs in America.  Dr. Ray Hutchison grew up in Nashville, Tennessee and received his B.A. from Harpur College at the State University of New York-Binghamton... Read more »