Andrew I. E. Ewoh is a Professor of Political Science and Public Administration in the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University. He is an accomplished scholar with an extensive teaching, research, and administrative experience. Before joining the faculty at TSU, he was the Director of the Master of Public Administration Program and Professor of Public Administration as well as the Co-Director of the MBA/MPA Dual Degree Program at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. Prior to KSU, he was the Political Science Program Coordinator and Professor at Prairie View A&M University in Texas for 15 years. Dr. Ewoh served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Houston-Clear Lake, and as a Visiting Professor at the National School of Political Science and Public Administration in Bucharest, Romania. He is also a Fulbright Specialist for the Council for International Exchange of Scholars and a Visiting Professor of Public Administration at the University of Fort Hare, South Africa. He has made a substantial number of presentations at annual meetings and conferences of learned societies, and professional associations in different parts of the world. His long-term research and teaching interests are in the areas of public administration, research methods, policy analysis/evaluation, governance, human resource management, government-business relations, public-private partnerships, political economy, comparative public administration, economic development, American government and politics. His articles have appeared in Review of Policy Research, Review of Public Personnel Administration, International Review of Public Administration, Theoretical & Applied Economics, Public Performance & Management Review, Public Works Management & Policy, and numerous scholarly journals. He has authored several book chapters and some of his scholarly contributions are part of required readings in various American as well as foreign universities and colleges. Most of his scholarly contributions are cited in other scholars’ research and funded projects. Professor Ewoh’s other public service professional accomplishments include, but are not limited to, serving as president of the Conference of Minority Public Administrators (COMPA),chairing several committees, serving on panels, various journal editorial boards, and participating in executive councils of regional and national organizations (such as American Society for Public Administration and COMPA). He completed his three-year service on the Executive Council of the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) in October of 2013, and currently serves on the Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation (a NASPAA independent regulatory agency). Furthermore, Dr. Ewoh is the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Public Management & Social Policy, the Editor-in-Chief of African Social Science Review, and the Editor of Ralph Bunche Journal of Public Affairs. Dr. Ewoh is a recipient of several honors and awards, and is listed on Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in America, and Who’s Who in the World. Professor Ewoh is recognized as a Fellow of the Academy of Political Science, and was duly initiated into the National Honor Society of Public Affairs and Administration as an honorary member. He received his PhD and MA in political economy from the University of Texas at Dallas, an MPA in public administration from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and a BS in business administration from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Questioning the Constitutionality of Sharia Law in Some Nigerian States (with Chinelo Okekeocha), African Social Science Review (2013)
In 2000, Governor Sani Ahmed of Zamfara State introduced an Islamic law popularly known as...
Civil Society Organizations and Policy Process in Tajikistan (with Favziya Nazarova and Rhonda N. Hill), Journal of Emerging Knowledge on Emerging Markets (2013)
This analysis examines the role of civil society organizations in the public policy process in...
Corruption, Public Integrity, and Globalization in South-Eastern European States: A Comparative Analysis (with Ani Matei and Lucica Matei), Faculty Publications (2013)
The last three decades have witnessed a proliferation of studies on the globalization of corruption...
Community Improvement Districts in Georgia: Administrators' Views on their Effectiveness, Performance, and Accountability (with Kristin Rome), Public Performance & Management Review (2012)
Since the early 1990s, Georgia has been a leading participant in public-private partnerships, as exemplified...
News Media and Environmental Policy: The Case of the Niger Delta Crises (with Onimi Wilcox and Felicia Okoli), African Social Science Review (2012)
The article examines the Nigerian media coverage of the devastation and environmental impact of decades...
American Government with Readings (with Walle Engedayehu, Anthony C. Coveny, and Lee A. McGriggs) (2004)
The study examines whether businesses in concentrated and/or highly regulated industries are more likely to...
Contributions to Books
United States Foreign Policy Responses to Africa's Transition Conflicts, Faculty Publications (2012)
No abstract is currently available.
The Role of Public-Nonprofit Partnerships in the Delivery of Public Goods and Services: Opening Session Speech, Proceedings of 9th International Congress of the International Association on Public and Nonprofit Marketing. (2010)
U.S. Foreign Policy Toward West Africa: Issues on Democracy, Economic Development and Security, The United States and West Africa: Interactions and Relations (2008)
Urban Governance and Business Improvement Districts: An Exploratory Analysis of Municipal Management Districts in Houston, Texas, USA, Proceedings of 2008 International Conference on Public Administration (4th) (2008)
The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations in Public Policy in Africa, Agenda Setting and Public Policy in Africa (2004)
An Exploratory Analysis of At-Will Employment in the State of Georgia (with Olayinka Tejuoso) (2012)
Under review for publication at Annals of Management Science.
Managing and Valuing Diversity: Challenges to Public Managers in the 21st Century, Public Personnel Management (2010)
Accepted for publication at Public Personnel Management.
From Eastside to Westside Tax Allocation Districts: The Case of Economic Redevelopment Financing in the City of Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 34th Annual Conference of the European Group for Public Administration (2012)
Exploratory Analysis of the Constitutionality of Sharia Law in Some Nigerian States (with Chinelo Okekeocha), 54th Annual Conference of the Western Social Science Association (2012)
Nigeria has a federal system of government where political power is shared between the national...
News Media and Environmental Policy: The Case of the Niger Delta Crises (with Onimi Wilcox), Annual Conference of the Southwestern International Studies Association (2012)
A Case Study of Sharia Law and Federalism in Nigeria (with Chinelo Okekeocha), 14th Annual Georgia Public Administration Academic Conference (2012)
An Exploratory Analysis of At-Will Employment in the State of Georgia (with Olayinka Tejuoso), International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines Conference (2011)
A 1996 commissioned paper for the Art and Life in Africa CD Project, Oberman Center...
MPA Thesis, Southern University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.