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Stephanie Davis

Collegiate Associate Professor, Center for Public Administration & Policy (CPAP)
Stephanie Davis
104 Draper Road SW
Blacksburg, VA 24061
  • Ph.D., Public Policy and Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2018
  • MPA, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2001
  • B.S., Economics, Virginia Tech 1994
  • Public Finance at the Local Government Level
  • Capacity Building in Local Government Organizations
  • PAPA 6314: Public Budgeting Processes and Their Policy Implications
  • PAPA 6354: Advanced Topics in Public Management - Finance, Human Resources and Performance Management for Local Government
  • SPIA 5654: Performance Budgeting for Outcomes
  • SPIA 1024: Community Service Learning
  • SPIA 5024: Introduction to Public and Nonprofit Organizations
  • "Understanding the Factors that Influence Elected Officials and Local Government Managers decision to Engage in Regional Collaboration"
  • I am currently working on a paper that examines the use of the Regional Industrial Facilities Act to encourage local collaborations for economic development purposes in distressed communities. 
  • I am developing a model to demonstrate the importance of affordable, quality housing as economic development and working with stakeholders to incorporate this concept into the local government certificate program.  
  • Organizational Theory
  • Collaboration Theory
  • Local Government