Texas Tech University

B. Kathleen Gallagher, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Public Administration
Political Science

Email: b.kathleen.gallagher@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 834-2257

Office DFW 


Curriculum Vita

B. Kathleen Gallagher is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Texas Tech University. She received her Ph.D. in Public Administration from the University of Colorado Denver (2014).

Dr. Gallagher is an interdisciplinary researcher whose research interests are broadly focused on topics related to community development and community assets, including placemaking, nonprofit organizations, arts and culture, and libraries.  Her work extends into public policy and public management.  Her research is published in Artivate, The International Journal of Arts ManagementThe Journal of Arts ManagementLaw, and Society, The Journal of Emergency Management, The Journal of Rural and Community DevelopmentLocal Development & Society, The Policy Studies JournalPublic Administration Quarterly, Public Performance and Management Review, as well as several book chapters in edited volumes.


Gallagher teaches graduate MPA courses in public administration and nonprofit management and an undergraduate course in public policy.


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Department of Political Science

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    Dept. of Political Science, Texas Tech University, 113 Holden Hall, Boston & Akron Streets, Lubbock, TX 79409-1015 Fax: 806.742.0850
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