Department of Public and Nonprofit Administration
Larry Brewster, Professor of Public and Nonprofit
Administration, is an educator, author and professional consultant
with areas of specialization that include public policy,
organizational systems and development, social psychology,
management theories and practice. Dr. Brewster is the co-author of
A Primer of California Politics and The Public Agenda: Issues
in American Politics.
Department Chair / Associate Professor
Richard Callahan, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Public and Nonprofit Administration, is a highly active international educator with a broad range of expertise that includes governance issues, organizational theory, and public management. Dr. Callahan has participated in more than 50 education programs worldwide, supporting university programs in Turkey, Mexico, and Zambia.
Program Director / Associate Professor
Kimberly Rae Connor, Associate Professor in the Department of
Public and Nonprofit Administration and Director of
Interdisciplinary Studies, is a greatly admired author and teacher
of social and leadership ethics, religion, and literature, with
academic focus on African American religious life and cultural
Michael Duffy, Michael Duffy, Professor and former Dean of the School of Management (2006 to 2011), continues to educate colleagues and students on finance, public policy and solution strategies for public and civic issues. He believes one must view solutions as affecting interdependent parts of a whole system, and aims to inspire students to not think solely in terms of individual or divisional goals.
Ronald Harris, Associate Professor of Public and Nonprofit Administration, is a renowned researcher who brings invaluable public service experience and insight to USF. His prolific body of research explores topics like policy formulation in the public sector, community senior networks, and societal sustainability.
Associate Dean / Associate Professor
Catherine Horiuchi, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Associate Professor, leads the recruitment, development, and retention of a diverse faculty of outstanding teachers and scholars and assists in the creation of the School’s learning community, which is characterized by high quality scholarship, academic rigor, and a passion for social justice.
Richard Greggory Johnson III, Associate Professor, is a progressive author, educator and Fulbright Scholar who focuses on social equity and human rights within public policy and administration. His areas of expertise include race, gender, sexual orientation and social class issues, human resources and higher education management.
Term Assistant Professor
Timothy Loney, Term Assistant Professor of Public and Nonprofit Administration, brings to USF over 35 years of service as an educator in the field of organizational change management. Dr. Loney helps his students approach various kinds of organizational transformation, encouraging them to rigorously investigate not only internal behaviors and processes, but also their external effects on individuals, communities and the environment.
Director / Term Assistant Professor
Tony Ribera, Assistant Professor of Public and Nonprofit
Administration, brings a wealth of experience at the center of San
Francisco civic life to both his teaching and academic work. Dr.
Ribera currently teaches the Law Enforcement Leadership program and
has since 1997 when he wrote the original curriculum. In 2001, USF
formed the International Institute of Criminal Justice Leadership
and appointed Professor Ribera as its director.
Richard D. Waters, Assistant Professor, is a prolific, forward-thinking researcher and educator in the fields of communications and public relations, as well as a consultant to Fortune 500 companies and Philanthropy 400 nonprofit organizations. Professor Waters teaches courses in organizational communication, fundraising and marketing for nonprofits, and quantitative methods.