Bobby Joe Fletcher (B.J. Fletcher), Ph.D.
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 Title: Assistant Professor - Visiting
Visiting Assistant Professor
 Dept: Urban Studies
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 Email: b.j.fletcher@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. , Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Public Policy, Food Policy, Food Security, Comparative Policy, Urban Studies, Public Administration Ethics, Qualitative Research Methods, Phenomenology, Quantitative Research Methods, Emergency Management, Social Determinants of Health.
 
Education:
Ph.D., Public Administration, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2020
Master of Public Affairs, Public Affairs - Public Policy, University of Missouri, Columbia, 2016
Graduate Certificate, Global Public Affairs, University of Missouri, Columbia, 2016
M.S., Personal Financial Planning, University of Missouri, Columbia, 2013
B.A., Finance, Asian and Comparative Philosophy/Ethics, Music, Westminster College, 2008
 
Brief Bio:
B.J. Fletcher is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Levin College of Urban Affairs. His research interests focus on public policy, food policy, and comparative policy, in particular, on food security and poverty in the United States and internationally. His research also focuses on socially vulnerable populations in the urban context around issues related to social policy and has an interest in public administration ethics. He takes a Phenomenological approach to understanding lived experiences around issues that relate to his research areas. He has also done work on emergency management and food security. His work has appeared in Emerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research and Food Policy and Politics.
 
Honors and Awards:
Midwest Public Affairs Conference, Best Student Paper Award 2018

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest Finalist, Human Rights in China 2008
 
Research Interests:
Public Policy, Food Policy, Food Security, Comparative Policy, Urban Studies, Public Administration Ethics, Qualitative Research Methods, Phenomenology, Quantitative Research Methods, Emergency Management, Social Determinants of Health.
 
Teaching Areas:
Foundations in Public Administration, Theory of the Policy Process, Policy Design and Implementation, Public Policy Evaluation, Administrative Ethics and Leadership, Research Methods and Research Design, Urban Studies. Global Public Affairs, Comparative Policy, Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexual Identity in Urban America, Comparative Urban Studies, Seminar in Public Policy.
 
Research Grants:
University of Nebraska at Omaha Graduate Research and Creative Activity Grant, $5,000 2018