Patria de Lancer Julnes

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Dr. Patria de Lancer Julnes is an internationally recognized scholar and consultant in performance measurement, government capacity building, and citizen-driven governance. She received her Ph.D. in public administration from Rutgers University. Dr. de Lancer Julnes joined the University of New Mexico as the inaugural Rosenthal Endowed Professor of Public Administration and Director of the School of Public Administration. Most recently, she served as Associate Dean and Professor at the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs at Baruch College, CUNY.

Dr. de Lancer Julnes’s extensive academic publication record includes books, monographs, and articles published in highly regarded national and international journals. She has worked with governments and universities in Latin America and Europe to improve education in and practice of public administration, building partnerships to improve government capacity, support democratic governance and address the needs of traditionally underserved populations. Dr. de Lancer Julnes has been recognized with multiple awards, including Maryland’s 2013 Top 100 Women by The Daily Record; the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Isabella the Catholic from the government of Spain; Drum Major for Justice Award for civic engagement, IMC, Harrisburg; the American Society for Public Administration’s (ASPA) Donald C. Stone Service Award; and the Julia J. Henderson International Service Award from ASPA’s Section for Women in Public Administration. She was elected a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) in 2019 and is currently President-Elect of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA).