"Before I came to Grand Valley, I ran various nonprofits for 10 years. I bring in real-life examples to the classes." - Heather Carpenter, School of Public, Nonprofit, and Health Administration
Mark Hoffman (aka M. Curtis Hoffman) is an Associate Professor of Public Administration
286C DeVos Center
Dr. Hoffman teaches public and nonprofit administration courses and information technology / geographic information systems courses.
Dr. Hoffman is published in Administrative Theory & Praxis, Government Information Quarterly, Public Voices and Public Administration Review. He has also authored and co-authored a number of book chapters. He received the 2002 William and Fredrick Mosher Award for best article by an academician appearing in Public Administration Review.
Dr. Hoffman has been the director of SPNHA since 2007. Dr. Hoffman spent his 2011-12 sabbatical year teaching in South Korea and Poland.
Prior to joining the faculty at GVSU in 1999, Dr. Hoffman was a research associate with the Urban Center at Cleveland State University. He received his Ph.D. from the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University. He has a Masters in Urban Studies from Cleveland State and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the College of Wooster.
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