Dr. Catherine Horiuchi
Dr. Catherine Horiuchi, Associate Professor and Program Director of the Master of Public Administration program, employs her extensive multi-disciplinary expertise in organizational theory, public administration and analysis, quantitative methods, statistics, and emerging technologies—with the continuing aim of serving her students in her role as educator.
Dr. Horiuchi is the former Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for the School of Management, where she led the recruitment, development, and retention of a diverse faculty of outstanding teachers and scholars and assisted in the creation of the School’s learning community, which is characterized by high quality scholarship, academic rigor, and a passion for social justice.
In her most recent and collaborative research, Horiuchi explored the question of public sector values that lead to resilient governance. In other work, drawing on the implementation and outcomes of public policy formulation and adoption in the area of energy demand and fuels, her research examines effects related to the limits of human decision-making and rationality.
In addition to her work at USF, Dr. Horiuchi sits on two editorial boards, and is a peer reviewer for Administrative Theory & Praxis, Public Administration Quarterly, Public Administration Review, and other journals.