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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Donald Moynihan

Expert in the management of public organizations, performance measurement, crisis response, public sector reform

Director of the La Follette School of Public Affairs and professor of Public Affairs LaFollette School of Public Affairs Work: 608-263-6633 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Performance management: how governments use performance indicators to improve efficiency and effectiveness
  • Public sector reform: efforts to reorganize public organizations
  • Crisis response: how organizations responding to disasters or terrorist attacks coordinate to minimize the extent of the disaster
  • How academic freedoms and free speech are negotiated in universities


  • Vice President, Public Management Research Association
  • Author, "The Dynamics of Performance Management," Georgetown University Press, 2008
  • UW-Madison Romnes Fellow for outstanding associate professors