R Clayton Wukich
 Title: Associate Professor
 Dept: Urban Studies
 Office: UR 349
 Phone: 216-687-6941
 Email: r.wukich@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. UR 349, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Organizational Theory and Design; Organizational Behavior; Collaborative Governance; Network Management; Social Networks; Digital Government; Public Safety; Emergency Management; Homeland Security
 
Education:
Ph.D., Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh
M.A., University of Pittsburgh
B.A., Slippery Rock University
 
Brief Bio:
*Associate Professor of Public Administration

*Directed MPA program at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas where he developed an emergency management curriculum and taught a variety of courses focused on state and local government

*Taught at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut

*Worked as graduate researcher for five years and a postdoctoral researcher for one year at the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Disaster Management, conducting field research and analysis on multiple grant projects

*Former volunteer firefighter with practitioner training from the Allegheny County fire academy and the American Red Cross

*Worked in politics and government on a presidential campaign, a congressional race, and in the Pennsylvania Governor's Office
 
Research Interests:
*Studies the impact of information technology (IT) on organizational behavior and performance, specifically how IT enables organizations to work together to reduce shared risk. In that way, his research sits at the intersection of theories of collaborative governance, digital government, and decision making under conditions of uncertainty.

*Conducts applied research on course curriculum development, improving student learning outcomes and contributing to theories of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

*Relevant fields of practice include emergency management, public safety, and homeland security
 
Teaching Areas:
*Organizational Theory and Design; Organizational Behavior; Leadership; City Management; Digital Government; Public Safety, Emergency Management, and Homeland Security
 
Research Grants:
*Co-Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation (NSF), RAPID: Emergency Evacuations and  Risk Communication during the 2013 Colorado Flood, Funding period: March 2014 to February 2015, $40,000.