James Edward Kee

Professor Emeritus of Public Policy and Public Administration
Faculty: Emeriti
Address: Media and Public Affairs Building
805 21st St. NW
Washington, DC, 20052
Phone: 202-994-0661
Fax: 202-994-6792

Areas of Expertise

Public policy
Intergovernmental policy and finance
Public management


James E. Kee, Professor Emeritus: BA (History and Political Science), University of Notre Dame; MPA, JD, New York University. Professor Kee's teaching and research interests include budget theory and policy; intergovernmental finance; state-federal management issues; and public sector productivity, management, and leadership. Professor Kee has had an extensive career in state government administration in New York and Utah. He was counsel to the New York State Legislature and served under two Utah governors as state planning coordinator, state budget director, and executive director of the Department of Administrative Services. His publications include Out of Balance (with Scott Matheson, 1986); "The Crisis and the Anticrisis Dynamic: Reshaping the American Federal System" (1992) in Public Administration Review, and "Benefit-Cost Analysis", in Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation.


JD, New York University
MPA, New York University
BA, University of Notre Dame

Classes Taught

PPPA 6000  Cross-Sectoral Governance in the U.S. Federal System
PPPA 6004  Leadership in Public Administration and Public Policy
PPPA 6024  Leadership in Complex Organizations
PPPA 6055  Contracting Out and Private-Public Partnerships