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Dr. Paula Holoviak, Associate Professor

Office: 302 OM A Wing
Office Hours: (Spring 2018): 12:00-3:00 M; 11:00 TH
Phone: 610-683-4452

Dr. Holoviak received her B.A. in Politics and Government and French from King's College in 1985, completed the Master of Public Administration degree at the Pennsylvania State University in 1987 and earned the Ph.D. in Public Policy and Public Administration from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1994. Dr. Holoviak specializes in public administration, methodology and statistics, and state and local politics. Her current research interests include rural economic and community development and Pennsylvania politics and policy. Dr. Holoviak is currently the program coordinator for the KU Master of Public Administration program.

Dr. Holoviak's most recent publications include a forthcoming article for Commonwealth: A Journal of Pennsylvania Politics and Policy entitled "Local Government Mandates in Pennsylvania: How 'Burdensome' Are They?" and a forthcoming book published by Pennsylvania University Press entitled Pennsylvania Government and Politics, Unlocking the Keystone State. Dr. Holoviak is the Chairperson for the Pennsylvania Policy Forum and Immediate Past President of the Northeastern Political Science Association. She is also a past president of the Pennsylvania Political Science Association (PPSA) and the current secretary and webmaster for the PPSA.