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Robert J. Eger III
Associate Professor
Graduate School of Business and Public Policy
Monterey, CA 93943
Phone: 831-656-7625
Email: rjeger (at) nps.edu
EDUCATION:
Ph.D. - University of Kentucky, Martin School of Public Policy & Administration, Lexington, KY, 2000
Financial Management
M.P.A. - University of Kentucky, Martin School of Public Policy & Administration, Lexington, KY, 1999
Financial Management
B.S. - University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, 1996
Social Science
A.D. - Golden West College, Huntington Beach, CA, 1988
Biology
NPS EXPERIENCE:
  • 8/2012 - current Associate Professor - Graduate School of Business & Public Policy, Naval Postgraduate School.
OTHER EXPERIENCE:
  • Academic Experience
    • 12/2007 - 12/2012 Research Fellow - LeRoy Collins Institute, Florida State University.
    • 8/2007 - 8/2012 Associate Professor - Reubin O'D. Askew School of Public Administration & Policy, Florida State University.
    • 5/2008 - 8/2010 Ph. D. Director - Reubin O'D. Askew School of Public Administration & Policy, Florida State University.
    • 8/2005 - 8/2007 Director - Local Government Initiative, Fiscal Research Center, Andrew Young School of Public Policy, Georgia State University.
    • 8/2003 - 8/2007 Assistant/Associate Professor - Department of Public Management and Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University.
    • 8/2000 - 8/2003 Assistant Professor - Department of Political Science, College of Letters and Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
  • Practice Experience
    • 5/1997 - 1/2001 Research Associate, Kentucky Transportation Center.
    • 1/1997 - 5/1997 Research Assistant, Council of State Governments.
    • 4/1994 - 8/1995 Chief Operations Officer, Genesis Construction.
    • 3/1991 - 12/1993 General Manager-Partner, Coastline Automotive Services.
    • Law Enforcement, City of Costa Mesa.
TEACHING INTERESTS:
  • Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting
  • Public Sector Financial Management
  • Statistics/ Methods
RESEARCH INTERESTS:
  • Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting
  • Public Sector Financial Management
  • Statistics/ Methods
  • Transportation Finance and Policy
AWARDS:
  • Chester A. Newland Presidential Citation of Merit, American Society for Public Administration, (2011).
  • Graduate School Research Committee Award, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (2002-2003).
  • Target of Opportunity Research Award, University of Kentucky (1998-2000).
  • Fellowships:
    • Consortium for Economic Opportunity Faculty Fellowship (2001-2002).
    • Transportation Systems Management Fellowship (1999-2000).
    • Kentucky League of Cities Fellowship (1996-1997).
BOARDS/MEMBERSHIPS:
  • American Accounting Association
  • American Economic Association
  • American Finance Association
  • American Society for Public Administration
  • American Taxation Association
  • Association for Budgeting and Financial Management
  • Association of Government Accountants
  • Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management
  • California Police Officers Association
  • Government Finance Officers Association
  • Golden Key Honor Society
  • National Business and Economics Society
  • National Tax Association
  • Editorial Board Memberships:
    • Editor-in-Chief (2013-present) Journal of Public and Nonprofit Affairs
    • Editorial Board Member (2003-2006) Journal of Public Policy.
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS: (View an extended list)
  • Chen, Chung-An, Evan M. Berman, Jonathan P. West, and Robert J. Eger III. (2013). Community Commitment in Special Districts. International Public Management Journal 16(1), 113-140.
  • Anguelov, Lachezar G. and Robert J. Eger III. (2013). The Social Impact of the Defense Sector: How Defense Sector Efforts Contribute to Education and Quality of Health in Disadvantaged Regions in Serbia. Political and Military Sociology: An Annual Review 41(1), 19-40.
  • Eger III, Robert J. and Bruce D. McDonald. (2012). Moving Toward Comparability: Assessing Per Student Costs in K-12. Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting, & Financial Management 24(4), 609-638.



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