The academic reputation of any institution depends largely on the quality of its faculty. Bush School faculty members are nationally and internationally recognized experts in their fields; and many have real-world experience in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Widely recognized as dedicated teachers, the School's faculty combines specialized knowledge and expertise with innovative teaching methods that enrich and broaden students' academic experience. The Bush School has approximately 36 full-time faculty that are roughly equally distributed between the two degree programs.
In addition to publishing books, the faculty members contribute regularly to the foremost scholarly journals in their fields. Leading-edge research conducted by the faculty ensures that Bush School students are at the forefront of public policy knowledge. Strong faculty connections to the larger world of public service offer unique opportunities to students.
Seventeen of the School's faculty members hold endowed chairs or professorships, another testament to their academic excellence and reputation. Bush School faculty members are carefully selected, well credentialed, from diverse backgrounds, and fully engaged in the School's extensive research agenda, instructional activities, and professional service.
Through research, teaching, service, and mentoring, Bush School faculty members are the cutting edge of the College's public service mission.