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Dr. George E. Hale, Associate Professor

Office: 306 OM A Wing
Office Hours: (Spring 2017): 9:30-11:00 T,H,F; 5:15-5:45 T,H
Phone: 610-683-4468
E-mail: hale@kutztown.edu

George E. Hale is Associate Professor of Political Science at Kutztown University. Dr. Hale teaches graduate and undergraduate courses including state and local government, public budgeting and decision making, and leadership.

Dr. Hale has extensive executive experience at the federal, state and local levels of government, most recently as Chief Executive of the Baltimore County Revenue Authority and as Delaware's Secretary of Administrative Services from 1985 to 1993.

A graduate of the University of Delaware with a B.A. and M.A, Hale has a Ph. D. from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. In addition to articles on governmental budgeting and intergovernmental relations, he is co-author of the book, The Politics of Federal Grants.

Recently, Professor Hale authored, "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Republican Governors," in the summer 2012 issue of the Ripon Forum, and "State Budgets, Governors and Their Influence on Big-Picture Issues" in Administration and Society. An article on political corruption and the Pennsylvania legislature, "The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same," appeared in 2014. His current research looks at the U.S. Senate in the years between 1970 and 2000.