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Jonathan Fisk

Jonathan Fisk

Associate Professor

Political Science

Jonathan Fisk

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8044 Haley Center

Office Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00 - 10:00 am

Thursday 1:00 -2:00 pm


PhD, Colorado State University

MPA, University of Kansas  

BS, Morningside College

About Me

Jonathan Fisk is a member of the MPA faculty and teaches graduate courses on public personnel management, leadership, and federalism. He also teaches undergraduate public administration courses. From 2007-2010, he worked as a research associate for the League of Kansas Municipalities (LKM). His tasks included writing various research articles for the Kansas Government Journal, assisting or leading various projects including the Kansas Tax Rate Book, observing legislative hearings, salary surveys/compensation studies, job descriptions, the Directory of Public Officials, local government smoking bans, and e-911 state fees. In 2013, he served as the assistant supervisor for the Center for Multi-scale Modeling of Atmospheric Processes Summer Internship Program at Colorado State University. In 2014, he worked with the City of Fort Collins’ Climate Wise program to design a survey that assessed what programmatic aspects members saw as beneficial. He also advised a state lawmaker in Colorado about state-local relations relative to fracking’s land-use issues. 

Research Interests

public personnel management, leadership, federalism