Your TAD10 Co-chairs

Marco Meneguzzo, Professor, Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI, Lugano):

Marco Meneguzzo is Full Professor of Public and Non-profit Management  at Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI)  since 2002. He is the scientific coordinator of the public and healthcare management team at USI, and the scientific director of the two-year Master PMP (Politics and Public Management) promoted by the Swiss Public Administration Network (SPAN). He is also Full Professor of Business and Government Economics at the University of Rome Tor Vergata. He joined university after working experiences, and since then has promoted the diffusion of business and management principles in the public sector. He has coordinated and participated in numerous research projects on: modernization of regional and local governments, strategic planning in local government, public governance, local governance and public–private partnership.

Daniela Cristofoli, Assistant Professor, Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI, Lugano):

Daniela Cristofoli joined Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI) in 2009 as Assistant Professor of Public Management. Previously, she had worked for four years at Bocconi University, Public and Health Care Management Department, as a postdoctoral research fellow. She was awarded a PhD in Business Administration at Bocconi University in 2004 and was visiting scholar at the Université du Québec à Montréal in 2003 and 2007. Her research interests focus on network and governance in the public sector, human resources management in the public sector and manager-politician interaction in public-sector organizations. She teaches public management courses at undergraduate and graduate levels.

Norma M. Riccucci, Distinguished Professor of Public Administration at Rutgers-Newark School of Public Affairs and Administration:

Norma M. Riccucci is Distinguished Professor of Public Administration at Rutgers-Newark School of Public Affairs and Administration. Her research and teaching interests lie in the broad area of public management, with a particular focus on social equity, diversity management and employment discrimination law. She has been awarded several honors, including the Charles H. Levine Award for excellence in teaching, research and service; the Hatfield Scholar Award; the Distinguished Research Award from the American Society for Public Administration and the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration; the award for Scholarship Excellence in Public Sector Human Resources from ASPA’s Section on Personnel Administration and Labor Relations; and the Rita Mae Kelly Award for Research Excellence from ASPA’s Section for Women in Public Administration. In 2005, she was inducted into the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA).