Dr. Elijah Agyapong joined the faculty of the Robertson School of Government as an assistant professor of public administration in fall 2016. He teaches courses in public administration, public policy, organizational theory, and research methods.
His research interests focus on the relationship between bureaucracy and democracy, public administration and policy implementation, bureaucratic responsiveness, representative bureaucracy, and street-level bureaucracy. His recent work published in the International Journal of Public Administration examines the effects of representative bureaucracy on girls' education in Ghana. He is also working on other projects on representative bureaucracy, bureaucratic discretion, and theories of bureaucratic responsiveness in Africa.
Agyapong received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Ghana, an MPA from the University of Akron, and Ph.D. from the University of Missouri.
He is an active member of the American Society for Public Administration (national) and the Hampton Roads Chapter. He also serves as the faculty advisor for the Regent University Student Chapter of the International City-County Management Association.