BiographyKristina Lambright is an associate professor of public administration and Associate Dean of the College of Community and Public Affairs at Binghamton University. She has worked for a variety of organizations including a public housing authority, county government and a nonprofit organization. Her research interests include contracting, citizen participation, monitoring social service delivery systems, organizational performance and campus-based civic engagement. She has published articles in a variety prominent public administration, public policy and higher education teaching journals.
She is currently an associate editor for Public Administration Review. She also serves on the editorial boards for the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, The American Review of Public Administration, and the Journal of Public Affairs Education. In addition to her academic work, she has volunteered for several local community organizations, including the United Way for Cortland County and the YWCA of Cortland.
Dartmouth College, BA in Government, 1996
Syracuse University, MPA, 1997
Syracuse University, PhD in Public Administration, 2006
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Contracting, citizen participation, monitoring social service delivery systems, organizational performance and campus-based civic engagement
Cooking, skiing, hiking, gardening and reading