B. Kathleen Gallagher, Ph.D.
Phone: (806) 834-2257
B. Kathleen Gallagher is the MPA Regional Sites Coordinator and a Professor of Practice 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). Gallagher's research interests are broadly focused mapping sub-national policy and exploring the impact of local ecology and sustainability for nonprofit and public organizations. Her research is published in The Policy Studies Journal, Public Performance and Management Review, The Journal of Rural and Community Development, The International Journal of Arts Management, The Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society, Artivate, and The Journal of Emergency Management, 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.