Curriculum Vitae

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Public Administration

Robert Hines is a third year PhD student studying Public Administration. Robert earned both his Masters of Public Administration and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Georgia. While there, he worked as a graduate research assistant at the Carl Vinson Institute of Government on downtown strategic planning and environmental policy.


Master of Public Administration, University of Georgia , 2018

Bachelor of Arts Political Science, University of Georgia, 2018

Research Interests

Robert Hines is interested in public budgeting and finance at the local level. His research focuses on local governments’ management of climate change based risks, and how governmental fragmentation affects metropolitan areas.