Robert A. Cropf, Ph.D.

Saint Louis University

Dr. Robert A. Cropf, Professor of Political Science  and Director of the M.P. A. Program at Saint Louis University, teaches in the area of public administration and conducts research in the areas of e-governance, policy process, public budgeting, comparative public administration, and state and local politics. Dr. Cropf has been with Saint Louis University since 1991.

Dr. Cropf received a B.A. in Government from Cornell and his M.P.A. and Ph.D.from New York University's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. At SLU, he has served as Director of the M.P.A. Program and Chair of the Department of Public Policy Studies. Dr. Cropf is associate editor of the International Journal of Electronic Government Research and is on the editorial board of the International Journal of Information Communication Technologies and Human Development. He is a member of an editorial board of the Advances in Knowledge Communities and Social Networks book series. He is also frequent contributor to the St. Louis Beacon.

Dr. Cropf teaches graduate courses in public administration and public finance. He received the Saint Louis University Graduate Student Association Mentor's Award in 2002.