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About Matthew C. Record

Dr. Matthew Record is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at San Jose State University. Dr. Record joined the San Jose State faculty in 2017. He earned his doctorate in Public Policy and Management from the John Glenn College of Public Affairs at Ohio State University. Prior to finishing his post-secondary schooling, Dr. Record worked as a real estate appraiser and appraisal reviewer before and during the U.S. housing crisis of 2007-2008. In addition, he worked as a policy research assistant at the Ohio Housing Finance Agency in 2013 and 2014 and worked under a research contract for Fannie Mae from 2015-2017. Dr. Record's research focuses on the substantive policy areas of civic engagement, affordable homeownership and community building as well as how politics and the policymaking environment influence service delivery in public agencies. At Ohio State, Dr. Record taught Intro to Public Affairs, Civic Engagement and Policy Analysis at the undergraduate level and; at San Jose State, he teaches Graduate Research Methods and Policy Analysis as well as undergraduate U.S. History and Government.


Present Assistant Professor, San Jose State University Political Science

Curriculum Vitae


2016 Fannie Mae HFA Comparison and Loan Performance Analysis
Fannie Mae
Role: Co-Investigator
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2016 - Present Editor, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory
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Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Graduate Associate Teaching Award Finalist, Ohio State University (2015)
  • Golden Key Honor Society - Stony Brook University (2011)
  • Dr. Connie and Dr. Lee Koppelman Scholarship - Stony Brook University (2011)
  • New York Institute of Technology Technical Writing Award Winner (2010)


  • PADM 212 Policy Analysis
  • PADM 212 Administrative Research Methods
  • POLS 15B Essentials of U.S. & California Government


2017 Ph.D., Ohio State University ‐ Public Policy and Management
2011 B.A, Stony Brook University ‐ Political Science

Peer Reviewed Publications (1)

Presentations (10)

Professional Papers (3)

Doctoral Dissertation (1)

Unpublished Papers (1)