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Faculty Profile

Joseph Hampton Holland

Public Policy Leadership
Associate Professor of Public Policy Leadership
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107 Odom Hall
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-1362
Joined UM: August 18, 2011

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Brief Bio

Joseph (Jody) Holland received his PhD from Mississippi State University in Public Policy and Administration. His focus on transportation policy as it relates to economic development motivated him to pursue a dissertation that examines how innovative technologies can streamline an economic impact analysis, which is a critical component of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). He was awarded national recognition by the American Society of Public Administration?s (ASPA) Section on Transportation Policy and Administration (STPA) in April, 2010 because of the streamlining research. In addition to exploring transportation policy, Jody pursues an engage scholarship agenda with non-profit organizations that promote rural community development and advocate farmers? issues, which concentrated on public forums and public participation. Before transitioning into his current research role, Jody worked in both the private and non-profit sector, where he managed operations and conducted operational research. His work can be found in Review of Public Personnel Administration (ROPPA), Handbook of Employee Benefits and Administration, Journal of Transportation and Land Use, and Public Works Management and Policy. As a researcher, Jody has collaborated with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Highway Administration (FWHA), Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), Delta Regional Authority (DRA), and Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT). Currently, Jody teaches in the Department of Public Policy Leadership.


Public Administration
Mississippi State University (2010)