Junfeng Wang


Junfeng Wang is an associate professor in the Department of Public Administration. She received a PhD in Public Policy from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, an MPA from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, and a BS in Geophysics from China University of Mining & Technology.

Dr. Wang joined the department in August 2010. She has taught courses such as PAD501 Introduction to the Profession, PAD503 Analytical Tools, PAD507 Information for Decision Making, and PAD554 Community Planning Tools. She has also been actively involved in the DPA program including teaching the PAD654 Research Design class, writing a section of the qualifying exams, and chairing dissertation committees.

Her main research interests include the health impact of brownfield redevelopment, land use decision making, MPA education, and nonprofit management. Her most recent work is a co-authored book titled “Community Action Leaders: Rooting out Poverty at the Local Level,” which will be published by Routledge in August 2016.

Dr. Wang is the faculty advisor of the local chapter of the public administration honor society, Pi Alpha Alpha.

Contact Info:

E-mail: jwang86@uis.edu
Office: PAC 414
Telephone: (217) 206-8429