Thomas Greitens, Ph.D.


Thomas Greitens joined the Department in Fall 2007 as an Assistant Professor. He received his Ph.D. from Northern Illinois University. Dr. Greitens is the campus co-liaison for The Washington Center (TWC) Internship Program with Dr. Joyce Baugh. Thomas is the NASPAA accredited Master of Public Administration (MPA program director.

In the past, Thomas has worked with American Farmland Trust, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture on outcome based program evaluations and online performance measurement tools.

He currently researches the effect of privatization and citizen participation on government.


  • Northern Illinois University
    Ph.D. in Political Science (August 2007)
    Public Administration and Public Policy
    Dissertation: Bargaining of Beliefs: Agencies, Advocacy Groups, and the Evolution of Pesticide Regulatory Reform
  • Arkansas State University
    Master of Public Administration (May 2001)
  • Arkansas State University
    Bachelor of Science (May 1996)












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