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Beverly Bunch

Beverly Bunch

Primary Affiliation: Professor, School of Public Management and Policy | University of Illinois Springfield

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Professor, School of Public Management and Policy | University of Illinois Springfield

Policy Expertise

State and local government budgeting
Public infrastructure financing
Intergovernmental fiscal relations

Experience & Background

Beverly Bunch
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Experience & Background

Beverly Bunch, PhD, is full professor in the Department of Public Administration and in the Center for State Policy and Leadership. She has worked for the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), the City of San Antonio budget office, and the Texas Bond Review Board. Her main areas of interest are capital financing, intergovernmental fiscal relations, and state and local government budgeting. She has published in journals such as Public Budgeting & Finance, Municipal Finance Journal, and Public Administration Review. She co-authored a book with Dalitso Sulamoyo, Aaron Itulya, Travis Bland, Lorena Johnson, and Junfeng Wang titled Community Action Leaders: Rooting out Poverty at the Local Level (2017). She is leading a UIS team of researchers as part of a national state budget project administered by the Volcker Alliance.

Education

Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA; Ph.D. in Public Policy Analysis, 1988.

Illinois Online Network; Master of Online Teaching Certificate, 2010.

The Maxwell School, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY; Master’s Degree in Public Administration, 1981.
– Specialization in State and Local Government Financial Management

University of Illinois, Urbana, IL; B.S. in Business Administration, 1979
– Bronze Tablet (top 3% in college graduating class)

Professional Appointments

University of Illinois, Springfield, IL

Faculty Associate, Center for State Policy and Leadership, 2001 to Present. 

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