Transylvanian International Conference
in Public Administration

3rd-5th October 2024

Local Organizing Committee

International organizing committee: 

  • Eka Akobia, Professor and Dean, Caucasus School of Governance at Caucasus University; President, NISPAcee.
  • Maria Aristigueta, Charles P. Messick Professor of Public Administration, University of Delaware, US.   
  • Matthew Auer, Dean of the School of Public and International Affairs Arch Professor of Public and International Affairs, UGA, US
  • Emil Boc, mayor of Cluj-Napoca city and former prime minister of Romania.  
  • Geert Bouckaert, Professor, KU Leuven Public Governance Institute (Faculty of Social Sciences) of the KU Leuven, at Leuven, Belgium; Member Kuratorium of KDZ Zentrum für Verwaltungsforschung (Administration Research Centre), Vienna, Austria; Honorary Professor at the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP) of the University College London (UCL); Member of the IIAS Council of Administration (International Institute of Administrative Sciences) as Immediate Past President. 
  • Trevor Brown, Dean of the John Glenn College of Public Affairs, Ohio State University, US
  • Taco Brandsen, professor and chair, Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands, and secretary general, European Association for Public Administration Accreditation.
  • Shaoming Cheng, Professor and Chair, Department of Public Policy and Administration, Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs, Florida International University, Managing Editor, Public Administration Quarterly
  • Charles Nelson Davis, Professor and dean, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Georgia, US. 
  • Jean-Michel Eymeri-Douzans, Exceptional Class Professor and Vice-Rector of international relations at Sciences Po Toulouse, France; President of the European Group for Public Administration (EGPA/ GEAP), IIAS/IISA, Brussels.
  • Wolfgang Drechsler, Professor of Governance at TalTech’s Ragnar Nurkse Department for Innovation and Governance, Honorary Professor of University College London in the Institute of Innovation and Public Purpose, Adjunct Professor of Universitas Indonesia at the Faculty of Administrative Sciences, and Associate at Harvard University’s Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies.
  • Ľudmila Gajdošová, Executive Director, Nispacee
  • Gyorgy Hajnal, Professor, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary and ELKH Centre for Social Sciences (Hungarian Academy of Sciences). 
  • Gorn Huvanandana, Professor, NIDA National Institute of Development Administration, Thailand
  • Diana Iancu, Associate professor and Dean, Faculty of Public Administration, National School of Political and Administrative Studies (SNSPA), Bucharest, Romania.
  • Lesya Ilchenko-Syuyva, Assoc. Prof., Academic Director, , Kyiv-Mohyla School of Governance Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Karen Johnston, Professor and Associate Dean Research and Innovation, University of Portsmouth, UK.
  • Veronica Junjan, Director, Public Administration Programmes, Behavior, Management and Social Sciences Faculty, University of Twente, The Netherlands
  • Ivan Kopric, Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb
  • Sabine Kuhlmann, Professor at Universität Potsdam, Germany, Editor-in-Chief of International Review of Administrative Sciences
  • Hiroko Kudo, professor at the Faculty of Law, Chuo University, Japan
  • Paul Joyce, associate at INLOGOV, University of Birmingham, UK; a Visiting Professor in Public Management at Leeds Beckett University, and Publications Director of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS) headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. 
  • Arno Loessner, professor emeritus, University of Delaware, US. 
  • Patrizia Magaro, Professor, University of Genoa
  • Fabienne Maron, IIAS Scientific Director
  • Andrew Massey Professor and Academic Director, International School for Government King’s College London, UK; Editor in Chief of the journal International Review of Administrative Sciences). 
  • Juan Mundel, Associate Professor & Editor, Journal of Advertising Education, Michigan State University
  • Kimberly Erika Moloney, Assistant Professor, College of Public Policy, Hamad Bin Khalifa University
  • Tetsuo Morishita, Vice President, Sophia University, Tokyo 
  • Amanda Murdie, Department Head, Department of International Affairs, Georgia Athletic. Association Professor, School of Public and International Affairs, UGA, US. 
  • Juraj Nemec, Professor, Masaryk University, Czech Republic; past president of NISPACee and editor-in-chief, NISPAcee Journal of Public Administration and Policy.  
  • Milena Neshkova, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Public Policy and Administration, Program Director, Master of Arts in Global Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs, Florida International University
  • Mihaela Onofrei, Professor, Al. I. Cuza University, Iași, Romania.  
  • Leslie A. Pal, Dean of the College of Public Policy at Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar
  • Razvan Papuc, Professor and Vice-Rector, University of Bucharest, Romania.  
  • Suchada Pongkittiwiboon, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Burapha University, Thailand
  • Gregory Porumbescu, Associate Professor in the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at Rutgers University–Newark,USA
  • Marian Preda, Professor and Rector, University of Bucharest, Romania. 
  • Constantin Marius Profiroiu, Professor and Vice-Rector for International Affairs, Academy of Economic Studies (ASE), Bucharest, Romania.  
  • Tom Reichert, Dean, College of Information and Communications, University of South Carolina, US. 
  • Konstantinos Spanoudakis, Vice Rector, University of Crete, Greece
  • Christopher Stream, Director, School of Public Policy and Leadership, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Hirofumi Takada, Vice President / Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Tokyo 
  • Sarolta A. Takács, Dean, Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Staten Island – CUNY, NY
  • Valeriy Tertychka, Professor, Head of Kyiv-Mohyla School of Governance, Ukraine
  • Laszlo Vass, Rector Emeritus and University Professor, Budapest Metropolitan University, Hungary. 
  • Cristian Vlad, Professor, Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan 
  • Tudor Vlad, Executive Director, James M. Cox Jr. Center for International Mass Communication Training and Research Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication University of Georgia, US. 
  • Joseph Watson Jr., Carolyn Caudell Tieger Professor of Public Affairs Communications, Advertising & Public Relations, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Georgia, US. 
  • Bradley E Wright, Professor and Department Head, Department of Public Administration and Policy, School of Public and International Affairs, University of Georgia, US. 

Local organizers

  • Dan Lazar, Professor and Vice Rector, Babes Bolyai University, Romania.
  • Calin Hintea, Prof. and Dean, Faculty of Political, Administrative and Communication Sciences, Babes Bolyai University, Romania.
  • Roger Hamlin, Michigan State University professor emeritus, associate dean for international affairs at FSPAC/Babes Bolyai University, Romania. 
  • Cristina Hințea, Assoc. prof., Public Administration and Management Department, Babes Bolyai University, Romania; associate editor Transylvanian Review of Administrative Sciences.    
  • Bogdana Neamtu, Assoc. prof.  and Chair, Public Administration and Management Department, Babes Bolyai University, Romania. 
  • Bianca Radu, Assoc. prof., Public Administration and Management Department, Babes Bolyai University, Romania.
  • Dorin Spoaller, Assoc. prof., Department of Communication, PR, Advertising, Babes Bolyai University, Romania. 
  • Nicolae Urs, Associate prof. and Vice-dean, Public Administration and Management Department, Babes Bolyai University, Romania.   

Please feel free to contact any of the local organizers for further details or for assistance with visas and traveling at the following email address neamtu@fspac.ro.

Draft schedule

The final program will be published soon.

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