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About Peter J. Haas

Peter J. Haas, Ph.D., is currently Education Director for the Mineta Transportation Institute, a research and education organization located at San Jose State University and created by an Act of Congress in 1991. He is also a Professor in the School of Global Innovation and Leadership (SGIL) in the Lucas College of Business. Haas earned his doctorate in the field of Public Policy and Public Administration from the Department of Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1985 and has also taught at the University of North Carolina, East Carolina University, and Virginia Tech. He is the author of many publications, including a co-authored textbook on policy analysis and program evaluation, Policy Research: Concepts and Cases. He recently published a co-authored text on the subject of politics and film entitled Projecting Politics: Political Messages in American Films. In 2003, Haas was awarded with a Senior Specialist Grant from the Fulbright Foundation to teach and study in Latvia. As Education Director for the Mineta Institute, he administrates a statewide program that prepares transportation professionals for upper-level management and executives positions throughout the transportation industry.

Positions

Present Director, Mineta Transportation Institute, San Jose State University
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Present Professor, School of Global Innovation and Leadership, San Jose State University
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Curriculum Vitae



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Education

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1985 PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ‐ Public Policy and Public Administration
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1980 M.A., Kent State University - Kent Campus ‐ Political Science
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1979 B.A., Valparaiso University ‐ Political Science
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Contact Information

peter.haas@sjsu.edu


Book Chapters/Monographs (4)

Books (4)

Research Reports (13)

Refereed Journal Articles (26)