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Kimberly Collins

Kimberly Collins

Professor, Executive Director


Public Administration
Office Phone(909) 537-5737
Office LocationJB-546
Executive Director
UEC - Miscellaneous Projects & Grants
Office Phone(909) 537-5737
Office LocationJB-546


Ph.D., Public Administration from El Colegio de la Frontera Norte Dissertation Title (completed in English and Spanish): Local Government Capacity and Quality of Life in the U.S.-Mexican Border: The Case of Calexico and Mexicali / La Capacidad de Gobierno Local y La Calidad de Vida en La Frontera de Los Estados Unidos y Mexico: El Caso de Calexico y Mexicali

Certificate in Rural Development, Cornell University

MA in Political Science, International Relations from San Diego State University Thesis Title: Direct Foreign Investment and Labor Conditions: Case Study of the Mexican Maquilas

BA in Political Science, University of California, San Diego


PA3800 - Introduction to Public Administration

PA3150 - Government-Business Relations

PA5200 - Water Law & Policy

PA5730 - Public Transportation Systems 

PA6110 - Public Administration Theory and Practice

PA6800 - Public Policy Analysis

Research and Teaching Interests

Democracy and local governance in a global world; new technologies and transportation policy; sustainability, social equity, and network governance; development and growth along the U.S.-Mexican border region

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