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Coleman, Charles (full)
Associate Professor
Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences
Public Administration
GATH 207
About Me

    I am an assistant professor of the Public Management Department at the University of New Haven. I have worked for the Federal government, county government, and municipal government. I serve as a consultant to several local municipalities on budgetary and personnel management issues. I am active in community activities and served on the local School Board.



    M.P.A.: West Virginia University, July 1975

    B.A. Political Science: University of Maryland, June 1968

    Papers and Publications

    Coleman, C and Conrad C “Disaster Planning: Do first Responders Feel Ready?,” (March 2008), Accepted to the Journal of College Teaching and Learning

    Coleman, C and Conrad C. “Teaching Chinese Students:  Understanding Their Public Sector Paradigm,” (Nov. 2007), Journal of College Teaching and Learning

    Coleman, C. and  Conrad, C., “Understanding the Negative Graduate Student Perception of Required Statistics and Research Methods Courses: Implications for Programs and Faculty,” Journal of College Teaching and Learning

    Coleman, C. and Conrad, C. “Years of Service and Perceptions of Collective Bargaining Issues:  A Case Study of Police in Connecticut,” (2005) 

    Conrad, C and Coleman C. “MPA Program Placement Outcomes,” (March 2005), Presented at the Southwestern Social Science Association Meeting

    Conrad, C. and Coleman, C. “Chinese Student’s Views of US Public Administration:  Post MPA Observations,” (March 2004), Presented at the Southwestern Social Science Association Meeting, International Section

    Coleman, C., "Cut-Back Management," (Dec. 1982), Presented at the Massachusetts Library Association

    Coleman, C., “The Balanced Budget Amendment: Other Considerations,” (March 1983), Published in the Holden Landmark

    Coleman, C., "Teaching Introduction to Public Administration: Some Suggestions," (May 1986), Presented at the Ninth National Conference on Teaching Public Administration

    Coleman, C., "Iran-Contra Affair: The Military Role," (Oct. 1987), Presented at the 1987 ASPA Northeast Regional Conference

    Coleman, C., "Differing Perspectives on Cutback Management," (Sept. 1990), Presented at the 1989 ASPA Northeast Regional Conference

    Industry Experience

    Assistant Professor of Public Administration and Coordinator of Undergraduate and Graduate Programs in Public Administration Health Care, and Labor Relations, Sept. 1985-Present

    Chair: Department of Public Management, University of New Haven, West Haven, CT. 06516, Sept. 1988- 2013

    Visiting Lecturer of Public Administration: Department of Government and International Relations, Clark University, Worcester, MA 01610, Sept. 1979-1985

    Instructor:  LaRoche College, Pittsburgh, PA; University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs; and West Virginia University MPA Program, 1976-1978 

    Graduate Student Assistant: Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh

    Coordinator of Social Services: Monongalia County, West Virginia, 1975-1976

    Graduate Student Assistant, Department of Public Administration, West Virginia University, 1974-1975

    Management Intern: United States Postal Service, 1968-1974

    Liaison Coordinator: United States Army, 1968-1970


    Policy Studies Organization

    International Personnel Management Association

    Pi Sigma Alpha, Political Science Honorary

    Pi Alpha Alpha, Public Administration Honorary Veterans of Foreign Wars
Industry Experience
Curriculum Vitae