Ernita Joaquin

Associate Professor
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(415) 817-4460

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Wednesday: 18:00-19:00


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Dr. Joaquin has published in the fields of administration, politics, and education. Her most recent book, American Administrative Capacity: Decline, Decay, and Resilience (Springer, 2021) examines the deep-seated weaknesses in federal administration that are manifested in today's public health and democratic crises and points to some of the avenues for resilient capacity building.

Teaching Interests

Organizational adaptation; public management reform; civic engagement; pedagogical innovation

Research Interests

Dynamics of public management reforms and their implications for institutional capacity,  public administration theory, and citizenship.

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