Jeanne-Marie Col is Professor of Public Administration and Emergency Management, Department of Public Management, John Jay College, City University of New York. She served as Interregional Adviser in public administration in the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs for ten years. As part of the Governance and Public Administration Branch, she was adviser to the Team for Management Innovations and Development. Dr. Col earned her BA degree (1968) and MA degree (1969) in Political Science at the University of California, Davis, and her Ph.D. degree (1977) in Political Science at the University of South Carolina, Columbia. She is author of articles on management, coordination, development, and entrepreneurial bureaucracy. She has taught at the University of Illinois, Springfield, the State University of New York at Albany, and Makerere University, Uganda. She advises on management innovations for governments in Africa and Asia, working with international organizations such as UNDP, UNICEF, UNESCO, IDNDR and the World Bank. She coordinated the UN Global Programme for the Integration of Public Administration and the Science of Disasters.
Updated Juune 07 2008