CPMRA Staff

Philip RussoPhil Russo - Center Director

Professor
Department of Political Science Profile

Dr. Russo has been a Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center since 1985. He conducts research and teaches courses in local government management, public personnel management, survey research, and public policy analysis. Dr. Russo also served at the Chair of the City of Oxford's Civil Service Commission. After 41 academic years, he is no longer teaching but remains active as the Center Director.

Education
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts
M.P.A., University of Hartford
B.A., Providence College

Mark MorrisMark Morris - Sr. Project Manager

Associate Clinical Professor & Assistant Chair, POL
Department of Political Science Profile

Dr. Morris is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Political Science and a Sr. Project Manager in the CPMRA. He has worked on a variety of CPMRA projects in the areas of executive searches for local governments, personnel policies and procedures, program evaluation, records retention, survey research, and website development. His teaching responsibilities are primarily in courses within the Public Administration major. Mark served two terms (2006-13) as an elected member of the Fairfield City School District's Board of Education and served five years as the FCSD representative to the City of Fairfield's Planning Commission (2010-14).

Education
Ph.D., Miami University
M.A., San Francisco State University
B.A., Michigan State University

Elizabeth BellElizabeth Bell - Faculty Research Associate

Assistant Professor, POL
Department of Political Science Profile

Education
Ph.D., Political Science, University of Oklahoma
M.A., Political Science, University of Oklahoma
B.A., Political Science, Southwestern University

Lisa FrazierLisa Frazier - Faculty Research Associate

Assistant Professor, POL
Department of Political Science Profile

Education
Ph.D., The Ohio State University 
C.P.H., (Certified in Public Health), National Board of Public Health Examiners
M.P.H., Epidemiology, Ohio State University
B.A., Anthropology & Political Ecology, Mount Holyoke College

Pat HaneyPat Haney - Faculty Research Associate

Professor & Associate Dean, CAS
Department of Political Science Profile


Education
Ph.D., Indiana University
B.A., The Ohio State University

Bryan MarshallBryan Marshall - Faculty Research Associate

Professor & Chair, POL
Department of Political Science Profile


Education
Ph.D., Michigan State University
M.A., Michigan State University
M.A., University of Toledo
B.A., University of Toledo 

Abigail MatthewsAbigail Matthews - Faculty Research Associate

Assistant Professor, POL
Department of Political Science Profile

Education
Ph.D., University of Iowa
M.A., University of Iowa
J.D., Michigan State University
B.A., Smith College