John R. Bartle is Dean of the College of Public Affairs and Community Service, and a Professor of Public Administration at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He is President-Elect of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). He was elected as a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration in 2010 and currently serves as Treasurer. He received two major awards from ASPA sections: the Aaron Wildavsky Award from ABFM for lifetime achievement in budgeting and financial management, and the Truitt-Felbinger Award from STPA for significant contributions to the field of transportation policy and administration. He has co-authored or edited four books: Innovative Infrastructure Finance: A Guide for State and Local Governments, Management Policies in Local Government Finance, Sustainable Development for Public Administration, and Evolving Theories of Public Budgeting. He has published 70 articles and book chapters in both academic and practitioner outlets. He has worked with the Nebraska Legislature to provide policy advice for over ten years. His bachelor’s degree is from Swarthmore College, his MPA from the University of Texas, his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University and an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters by the State University of New York in 2016. He worked in city and state government in Minnesota, and for state and national nonprofit research organizations on tax policy issues.