Faculty Bio

Patria de Lancer Julnes

Associate Dean of Academic Programs and Professor, PhD, Rutgers University

  • Mailing Address
  • Baruch College/CUNY
  • School of Public Affairs
  • One Bernard Baruch Way, Box D-0901
  • New York NY, 10010


patriaDr. de Lancer Julnes earned a Ph.D. in public administration at Rutgers University, a master of public administration at Fairleigh Dickinson University, a bachelor of science in marketing, minor in economics, at Rutgers University, an associate’s degree in marketing from New York City Technical College, and most recently, a certificate in public health from Penn State College of Medicine. She was professor of public administration at Penn State Harrisburg, where she also served as director of the School of Public Affairs. Before joining Penn State Harrisburg, she served as a special assistant to the provost at the University of Baltimore in Baltimore, MD, and director of the doctor of public administration program. Her academic experience includes academic appointments at institutions across the country including Utah State University, University of Illinois at Springfield, and Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Dr. de Lancer Julnes’s research interests and expertise are in performance measurement, accountability, innovation in government, corruption in government, and citizen-driven governance, and health policy. She is the author or lead co-author and editor of several books on performance measurement and innovation in government. An award winning scholar, her articles have appeared in Public Administration Review, Public Performance and Management Review, Evaluation, and Reforma y Democracia, among other peer-reviewed journals. She is the lead author of the article, Promoting the Utilization of Performance Measures in Public Organizations: An Empirical study of Factors Affecting Adoption and Implementation, which was designated as one of Public Administration Review’s 75 most influential articles appearing in the journal since its inception in 1940.

She has consulted with government and nonprofit organizations in the United States and abroad to develop effective performance management systems that help to improve the outcome of their programs. She has served as managing editor of the International Review of Public Administration and serves on the editorial board of Public Administration Review and Public Performance and Management Review. Dr. de Lancer Julnes has held numerous leadership roles in the American Society for Public Administration and the Inter-American Network of Public Administration Education. In 2013 she was named one of Maryland’s 2013 Top 100 Women by the Maryland Daily Record. In the same year she also received the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Isabelle the Catholic from the government of Spain for her work in promoting the relationships between the United States and Spain and for her work to improve the status of Hispanics in the United States.

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