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MPA Faculty


Dr. Peter Haruna
Dr. Peter F. Haruna

Director of Masters of Public Administration
Professor
CH 313J
(956) 326-2613
pharuna@tamiu.edu

MPA Courses

Public Budgeting and Financial Management
Administrative Law
MPA Applied Project
MPA Internship

Research Focus 

Governance Structures
International and Comparative Public Administration
Public Administrative Education and Training
Public Budgeting Development and Analysis

Dr. Lynne Managanaro
Dr. Lynne L. Manganaro

Associate Professor
CH 313H
(956) 326-2617
lynne.manganaro@tamiu.edu

MPA Courses

Advanced Quantitative Methods
Human Resources Management in Public Administration
Organization Theory
Program Evaluation
Public Policy Development and Implementation
Survey of Public Administration and Public Affairs

Research Focus

General Public Administration
Gender and Racial/Ethnic Issues in Public Policy
Public Policy and Policy Analysis
Research Methods and Statistics



Dr. Mehnaaz Momen

Dr. Mehnaaz Momen

Associate Professor
CH 313F
(956) 326-2631
mmomen@tamiu.edu

MPA Courses

Administrative Ethics
Communication for Public Administration
Organization Theory
Survey of Public Administration and Public Affairs

Research Focus

Citizenship
Immigration Policy
Public Space
Urban Theory

Dr. Heriberto Urby

Dr. Heriberto Urby Jr.

Visiting Assistant Professor
CH 313D
(956) 326-2528
heriberto.urby@tamiu.edu

Research Focus

Bureaucracy and Public Policy
Disaster Professionalism in Mexico
Intergovernmental Relations
International Business Law
Leadership and Strategic Management
Non-Profit Law and Process
Public Administration in Emergency Management
Public Management


Dr. Maria Reyes


Dr. Maria A. Reyes

Assistant Professor
CH 313M
(956) 326-2540
maria.reyes@tamiu.edu

MPA Courses

Survey of Public Administration
Organizational Theory

Research Focus

Local Government
Political Theory
Public Administration Theory