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Center for State Policy and Leadership University of Illinois Springfield

David Racine, Ph.D.

Executive Director
Email: draci2@uis.edu
Office: PAC 408
(217) 206-8417

As the Executive Director for the Center, Dr. Racine oversees the University’s unique public affairs organization, which includes the Institute for Legal, Legislative, and Policy Studies/Survey Research Office, Institute for Illinois Public Finance, NPR Illinois, Graduate Public Service Internship Program, Illinois Legislative Staff Intern Program, Office of Electronic Media, Innovate Springfield, Illinois Innocence Project, and Child Protection Training Academy.

Dr. Racine’s Education:

  • 2001  Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Center for Public Administration and Policy
  • 1975  M.S.W., University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, School of Social Work
  • 1974  B.A. Individual Study in Social Systems, with High Honors/Distinction, University of Illinois Champaign-Urban

Dr. Racine’s CV