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Dr. Maurice Mongkuo

Maurice Y. Mongkuo
Professor of Public Administration

Office Location: 210 Lyon Science
Phone: 910-672-2001
Facsimile: 910-672-1090

Curriculm Vita

Summary: Current Position: Dr. Maurice Mongkuo is Professor of Public Administration and PI/Director of substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Program at Fayetteville State University.  

Academic Qualification: He obtained his Ph.D. Degree in Public Policy Research and Analysis at the University of Pittsburgh.  

Teaching Experience: He has been teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in policy analysis, research methods, program evaluation, public policy and administration, statistics, and public budgeting and finance for over 25 years. 

Scholarship: Dr. Mongkuo is the author of three books and over 30 articles, public policy reports, monographs, and technical reports.  He serves on the Editorial Board and Reviewer of over 25 journal and book publishing companies.  

Grant and Contract Award: He has been awarded over $10 million in external funding research and public service grants and contracts.

Expertise and Research Interest: His areas of expertise and research spans from HIV/AID prevention behavior, substance abuse and mental health, economic and community development, privatization, affirmation action and disparities in government contracting, race preference programs, and public policy analysis and evaluation.

Public Service & Consultancy: He currently serves as consultant and public policy adviser to several local, state, and international organizations.  


Ph.D., Public Policy Research and Analysis, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1989

M.P.I.A., Public and International Affairs, Graduate School Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1983     

B.A. (with Distinction), Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, 1981



Professor of Public Administration, Department of Government & History, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, North Carolina (August 2013 - present).

Associate Professor of Public Administration, Department of Government and History, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, North Carolina (August 2006 - August 2013).

Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Administration, Department of Public Policy and Administration, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi (August 2003 - August 2006).

Adjunct Professor of Public Administration, Strayer University, North Raleigh Campus, Raleigh, North Carolina (Fall 2008 - Summer 2014)
Director of Development and Programs, Pinellas County Urban League, St. Petersburg, Florida (June 2001 - July 2003).

CEO/Research Director, Policy Research Consulting, Inc., St. Petersburg, Florida (June 1998 - May 2001).
Assistant Professor of Public Administration, Public Administration Program, Department of Government and International Affairs, University of South Florida (August 1989 - May 1997).

Adjunct Instructor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Fall 1985.



    1. Public Policy Analysis
  1. Quantitative Analysis
  2. Research Methods
  3. Ethics in Research
  4. Principles of American Government
  5. Public and Program Planning and Evaluation
  6. International Public Administration
  7. State and Local Government
  8. Constitutional and Public Administrative Law
  9. Public Financial Administration
  10. Public Financial Planning and Management
  11. Public Personnel Administration
  12. Public Policy Formulation and Implementation
  13. Public Leadership and Management
  14. Organization theory and Public Management
  15. Principles of Public Administration
  16. Public Policy Design
  17. State and Local Government Budgeting
  18. Urban Policy and Politics

1.      External Reviewer, Kwasi Addei Mensah, "Factors Affecting the implementation of the National Health Insurance Policy". Defended November 2015.

2.      Member (Methodology adviser), Dorothy Fon Ph.D. dissertation Committee, "Role of rural women in food and agricultural production in Sub-Saharan Africa".  Defended May 2, 2009.

3.      Member (Methodology adviser), Kimberly Zammitt Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, "Assessing social workers attitude towards gays and lesbians: An implicit approach".  Defended June 30, 2008.

4.      Member (Methodology adviser), Dicky Salmon Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, "Proportionate representation: An analysis of African American farmers' participation in the Federal Farmers Loan program in Three southern states".  Defended April 29, 2007.

5.      Member (Methodology adviser), Nanvernette M. Delafosse Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, "The impact of community notification on the reintegration of sexual offenders: A case study of Jackson, Mississippi and Baton Rouge, Louisiana." Defended May 5, 2006.

6.      Chair, Richard J. Mushi Dissertation Committee, "An Assessment of the effect of privatization on economic growth and human development in the Republic of Tanzania". Defended May, 3, 2005.

7.      Member (Methodology adviser), Irish A. Turner Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, "African American Women infected with HIV in the State of Mississippi: An analysis of risk factors, barriers and policy implications".  Defended December 2, 2005.

8.     Member (Methodology adviser), Cynthia A. Melvin Ph.D. Committee, "Strategic planning among historically black colleges and universities: Assessment of development, communication, dissemination and implementation in the mid-south area".  Defended August 1, 2004.Member (Methodology adviser), Marvel A. Turner Ph.D. Dissertation Committee, "Fiscal structure, economic development policy and economic growth: An empirical analysis of selected counties in Mississippi."  Defended July 14, 2004.

*I have also served as chair or member of over three dozen Master's Thesis/Directed Research committees, and 15 Jackson State University Executive Ph.D. Dissertation Committees. 



·    Sustainable economic and social development reforms

·    HIV/AIDS prevention

·    African Americans health disparities

·    Public-private partnerships

·    Disparity in government contracting

·    Privatization

·    Community and economic development financing

·    Political and civic engagement

·    Race preference and affirmative action policies and programs

•    Validation of measurement instruments

Selected Publications


Books and Monographs

  1.      Privatization and Sustainable Economic Growth and Human Development in Developing Countries: A Case Study from Tanzania (co-author with Richard J. Mushi). Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. 2011.

2.      Special Issue of Global Development Studies. Winter 2007 - Summer 2008. Vol. 5, Numbers 1-2. (Guest Editor with Valentine James and Carolyn Jewell).

3.      Race Preference Programs and the United States Supreme Court Strict Scrutiny Standard of Review: A Predicate Study of the City of St. Petersburg Florida Contracting Process. Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press. 2005.  


1.      Maurice Y. Mongkuo and Sabine Quantrell, The Influence of Excessive Alcohol Consumption, Gender, Age, Enrollment Status And Academic Class on Risky Sexual Behavior Among Predominantly Black College Students, Journal of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (Accepted November, 2015).

2.      Maurice Y, Mongkuo, Antecedents of HIV Prevention Behavior among Historically Black College Students, Journal of AIDS Clinical Research, Vol 5, issue 11. 3.      Maurice Y. Mongkuo, Melissa L. Lyon, M. Beth Hogan, Gregory DeLone. Identifying the antecedents of political engagement behavior among young adult college students, Journal of Political Science and Public Affairs. 2014, 2: 121. doi:10.4172/2332-0761.1000121.   


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