Brinkerhoff Named Senior Fellow at UCLA

WASHINGTON -– Derick Brinkerhoff, Ed.D., distinguished fellow in international public management at RTI International, was named a Senior Fellow at the University of California Los Angeles Luskin School of Public Affairs for the 2011-2012 academic year.

 This non-resident program invites 10 to 12 leaders from the public, nonprofit, and private sectors to share their expertise and experience with faculty and students.

Senior Fellows deliver a policy seminar or briefing at the UCLA Luskin School on a topic related to their areas of expertise, and participate in student mentoring. Brinkerhoff will discuss international development and public management.

Brinkerhoff has more than 30 years of experience with public management issues in developing and transitioning countries, focusing on policy analysis, program implementation and evaluation, participation, institutional development, democratic governance, and management change.

He has received multiple awards and honors for his published research in social science and policy studies and for his contributions to the theory and practice of international development and comparative public administration.
Brinkerhoff has written or edited eight books, 43 refereed articles, 29 book chapters, and numerous conference papers. From 2008-2011, he served on the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s experts' group of the Partnership for Democratic Governance. Brinkerhoff is also a co-editor of the United Kingdom-based journal Public Administration and Development.

Additionally, Brinkerhoff holds an associate faculty appointment at George Washington University's Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration.