Faculty Profile

Dr. Heckman received his Ph.D. in Public Policy and Management and M.P.A. from The Glenn School of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University; and he earned a B.A. in History and Secondary Education from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio.

He has extensive practitioner experience having served a four-year term as a non-partisan elected school board member in the 10th-largest school district in Ohio and he has worked as a manager and performance auditor for the Ohio Auditor of State and as a non-partisan budget and policy analyst for the Ohio Legislature.

Dr. Heckman previously was an assistant professor at Ohio State and was an instructor for six years in the Political Science Department at Capital University.

See my complete vita  Alex Heckman Vita – Last Updated February 2014

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  • Courses I Teach

    ECON 322 Intermediate Macroeconomics
    PUAD 295 American Government in Action
    PUAD 420 Public & Nonprofit Fiscal Administration
    PUAD 701 Foundations of Public Administration

  • Research Interests

    Government performance measurement and improvement; policy formulation, implementation and administration; public management; and state and local government and intergovernmental relations