Department of Public and Nonprofit Administration
Larry Brewster served as dean of the College of Professional
Studies at the University of San Francisco (1999-2007) and served
for two years as acting dean of the School of Education
Dr. Richard Callahan is an Associate Professor teaching
graduate courses in strategy, public administration and leadership.
He serves as the Faculty representative to the USF Board
of Trustees and is Director of the "Change the World From Here"
lecture series at USF. In the past year he has Haynes Foundation
grant for research on leadership and fiscal sustainability in local
government, a Fulbright Specialist Program grant, for teaching in
Istanbul, Turkey, and volunteer advisor and executive coach to
executive directors of nonprofit programs in Sacramento. He has
been published in journals including The National Civic Review,
Public Administration Review, Public Management Review, Public
Manager, and American Review of Public Administration.
Associate Professor / Director of Interdisciplinary Studies
A native of Washington, DC, Kimberly Rae Connor attended
Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania where she received a B.A. in
English in 1979. In 1981 she earned an M.A. in Literature and
Theology at the University of Bristol, England, and completed her
graduate studies at the University of Virginia, receiving a Ph.D.
in Religion and Literature in 1991.
Term Assistant Professor
Kathleen spent over 30 years in the nonprofit sector as a
consultant in board governance, strategic planning, fundraising,
and program evaluation. She began teaching as an adjunct faculty
member in the Master of Nonprofit Administration (MNA) program in
the 1980s and became Program Director for the MNA in 2005. She is
now a term faculty member, teaching courses in nonprofit management
in the MNA, MBA, and Public Administration programs.
Professor Philip Hanson's research and written works
have made him one of the foremost experts in the fields of
expository writing and twentieth century American literature and
film. He is most widely recognized for his book This Side of Despair.
Associate Dean / Associate Professor
Catherine Horiuchi serves as associate dean for graduate managmeent
programs. She is an associate professor and has taught
organizational theory, public policy analysis, quantitative
methods, statistics, emerging technologies, and the introductory
course in public administration. Her most recent research has been
on public sector values and resilient governance.
Dr. Monika Hudson is an assistant professor and teaches
organizational behavior, business communications and public
administration on both the graduate and undergraduate levels. She
is concurrently serving as the director of USF's Gellert
Family Business Center.
Dr. Richard Greggory Johnson III, Phi Beta Kappa is an
internationally renowned scholar in the field of public policy and
administration, focusing in the areas of social equity, human
resources management, public policy, higher education management
and qualitative research. Dr. Johnson was tenured with promotion at
the University of Vermont where he served twelve years as faculty
and administrator before coming to the University of San Francisco.
Dr. Johnson is an avid human rights activist and strongly believes
that human suffering of any kind is unacceptable.
Term Assistant Professor
Tim has over 35 years of experience in teaching, OD and change
management consulting (internal and external), managing and
directing HR, training, change management, and quality
Department Chair / Professor
Michael O'Neill is professor of nonprofit management
in the School of Management at the University of San
Director / Term Assistant Professor
Dr. Ribera came to USF in 1996 after retiring as the Chief of
the San Francisco Police Department.
Richard D Waters (Ph.D., 2007, University of Florida) is an
assistant professor in the Department of Public and Nonprofit
Administration. A former fundraiser and public relations
practitioner, he teaches courses on strategic communication and
fundraising in the School of Management. Waters has an active
research agenda which examines the management of relationships
between organizations and their stakeholders, the theory behind and
process of fundraising, and the impact of new communication
technologies on organizational messaging.