Alumni Foundation Distinguished Professor of Public AdministrationProfessor of Public Administration and Policy
George A. Krause is the Alumni Foundation Distinguished Professor of Public Administration (PhD, West Virginia University, 1994). His previous faculty appointments include serving both as an Assistant and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of South Carolina (1994-2005), and more recently, Professor of Political Science at the University of Pittsburgh (2005-2017). Professor Krause’s core scholarly interests center on issues pertaining to governance, accountability, and representation in the United States. These interests span a diverse and eclectic set of fields and subfields, including Public Administration & Bureaucracy, Organizational Theory, Executive Politics, Political Economics, Legislative Politics, and Subnational Politics & Policymaking. His current research activities investigate both the selection and the role of bureaucratic leadership in U.S. federal government agencies; the exercise of executive authority; administrative performance; the implications of shared power arrangements for democratic governance and policymaking within the administrative state; and the institutional and organizational aspects of fiscal policymaking in the realm of democratic politics.