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Abraham Benavides

Title
Associate Professor
Department
Public Administration
College
College of Health and Public Service

Education

PhD, Cleveland State University, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, 2002.
Major: Urban Studies & Public Affairs
Degree Specialization: Public Administration and Urban Studies
Dissertation Title: New Public Management's Administrative Technologies and Procedural Due Process: Searching for Justice
MPA, Brigham Young University, Marriott School of Management, George W. Romney Institute of Public Management, 1994.
Major: Public Administration
Degree Specialization: Local Government
BA, George Washington University, Elliott School of Foreign Affairs, 1987.
Major: International Relations
Degree Specialization: Latin America and the United Nations

Current Scheduled Teaching*

PADM 3010.001, Foundations of Philanthropy & Nonprofits, Spring 1 2019
PADM 5020.002, Leading and Managing Public Organizations, Spring 1 2019
PADM 5100.001, Local Government Management, Spring 1 2019
PADM 6710.003, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Spring 1 2019
PADM 6940.007, Directed Research in Public Administration, Fall 1 2018
PADM 6950.701, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 1 2018
PADM 6900.004, Special Problems, Fall 1 2018

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

PADM 5700.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Summer 8W1 2018
PADM 5700.051, Seminar in Public Administration, Summer 3W1 2018
PADM 4900.700, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2018
PADM 6950.708, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2018
PADM 5100.001, Local Government Management, Spring 2018
PADM 5100.002, Local Government Management, Spring 2018
PADM 5800.001, Public Management Internship, Spring 2018
PADM 6900.001, Special Problems, Spring 2018
PADM 6940.007, Directed Research in Public Administration, Fall 2017
PADM 6950.701, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2017
PADM 5800.001, Public Management Internship, Fall 2017
PADM 6010.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Fall 2017
PADM 5900.700, Special Problems, Fall 2017
PADM 6900.004, Special Problems, Fall 2017
PADM 5700.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Summer 8W1 2017
PADM 5700.002, Seminar in Public Administration, Summer 8W1 2017
PADM 5900.710, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2017
PADM 6950.708, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2017
PADM 3700.501, Issues in Public Administration, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 5100.001, Local Government Management, Spring 2017
PADM 5800.001, Public Management Internship, Spring 2017
PADM 6710.006, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Spring 2017
PADM 6950.701, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2016
PADM 5300.001, Introduction to Planning, Fall 2016
PADM 5800.001, Public Management Internship, Fall 2016
PADM 6710.010, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Fall 2016
PADM 4900.001, Special Problems, Fall 2016
PADM 5700.002, Seminar in Public Administration, Summer 8W1 2016
PADM 5700.003, Seminar in Public Administration, Summer 8W1 2016
PADM 6940.701, Directed Research in Public Administration, Spring 2016
PADM 5100.001, Local Government Management, Spring 2016
PADM 5900.001, Special Problems, Spring 2016
PADM 5900.002, Special Problems, Spring 2016
PADM 6900.001, Special Problems, Spring 2016
PADM 6940.003, Directed Research in Public Administration, Fall 2015
PADM 5030.001, Managing Human Resources, Fall 2015
PADM 6900.003, Special Problems, Fall 2015
PADM 6900.004, Special Problems, Fall 2015
PADM 5700.003, Seminar in Public Administration, Summer 8W1 2015
PADM 6900.710, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2015
PADM 5100.001, Local Government Management, Spring 2015
PADM 6710.005, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Spring 2015
PADM 5030.001, Managing Human Resources, Fall 2014
PADM 6710.004, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Fall 2014
PADM 5900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2014
PADM 5035.001, Professional Practice for Public managers, Summer 10W 2014
PADM 5700.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Summer 8W1 2014
PADM 5050.001, Legal Issues in Public Administration, Spring 2014
PADM 5100.001, Local Government Management, Spring 2014
PADM 6710.005, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Spring 2014
PADM 5700.002, Seminar in Public Administration, Fall 2013
PADM 6010.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Fall 2013
PADM 6710.002, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Fall 2013
PADM 5900.700, Special Problems, Fall 2013
PADM 5900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2013
PADM 5700.003, Seminar in Public Administration, Summer 8W1 2013
PADM 5900.710, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2013
PADM 5900.711, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2013
PADM 5030.001, Managing Human Resources, Spring 2013
PADM 5035.001, Professional Practice for Public managers, Spring 2013
PADM 5020.001, Leading and Managing Public Organizations, Fall 2012
PADM 5100.001, Local Government Management, Fall 2012
PADM 6710.005, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Fall 2012
EADP 3080.001, Leadership and Organizational Behavior, Summer 5W1 2012
PADM 3020.001, Public Management, Summer 5W1 2012
PADM 5700.002, Seminar in Public Administration, Summer 8W1 2012
PADM 5700.005, Seminar in Public Administration, Summer 10W 2012
PADM 5100.002, Local Government Management, Fall 2011
PADM 5035.001, Professional Practice for Public managers, Fall 2011
PADM 6710.004, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Fall 2011
EADP 3080.001, Leadership and Organizational Behavior, Summer 5W1 2011
PADM 3020.001, Public Management, Summer 5W1 2011
PADM 5700.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Summer 8W1 2011
PADM 5700.002, Seminar in Public Administration, Summer 8W1 2011
PADM 6900.710, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2011
PADM 5020.001, Leading and Managing Public Organizations, Spring 2011
PADM 5050.001, Legal Issues in Public Administration, Spring 2011
PADM 6710.001, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Spring 2011
PADM 5030.001, Managing Human Resources, Fall 2010
PADM 6010.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Fall 2010
EADP 3080.001, Leadership and Organizational Behavior, Summer 5W1 2010
PADM 3020.001, Public Management, Summer 5W1 2010
PADM 5700.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Summer 8W1 2010
PADM 5700.002, Seminar in Public Administration, Summer 8W1 2010
PADM 6900.710, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2010
PADM 5020.001, Leading and Managing Public Organizations, Spring 2010
PADM 5030.001, Managing Human Resources, Spring 2010
PADM 6940.704, Directed Research in Public Administration, Fall 2009
PADM 5030.001, Managing Human Resources, Fall 2009
PADM 6010.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Fall 2009
PADM 6940.710, Directed Research in Public Administration, Summer 10W 2009
PADM 6950.700, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2009
EADP 3080.001, Leadership and Organizational Behavior, Summer 5W1 2009
PADM 3020.001, Public Management, Summer 5W1 2009
PADM 5700.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Summer 3W1 2009
PADM 5700.002, Seminar in Public Administration, Summer 5W1 2009
PADM 5900.002, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2009
PADM 6940.704, Directed Research in Public Administration, Spring 2009
PADM 6950.701, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2009
PADM 5020.001, Leading and Managing Public Organizations, Spring 2009
PADM 5020.003, Leading and Managing Public Organizations, Spring 2009
PADM 6940.704, Directed Research in Public Administration, Fall 2008
PADM 5030.001, Managing Human Resources, Fall 2008
PADM 6010.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Fall 2008
EADP 3080.001, Leadership and Organizational Behavior, Summer 5W1 2008
PADM 3020.001, Public Management, Summer 5W1 2008
PADM 5700.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Summer 3W1 2008
PADM 6950.701, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2008
PADM 5020.001, Leading and Managing Public Organizations, Spring 2008
PADM 5050.001, Legal Issues in Public Administration, Spring 2008
PADM 5030.001, Managing Human Resources, Spring 2008
PADM 6940.700, Directed Research in Public Administration, Fall 2007
PADM 5100.001, Local Government Management, Fall 2007
PADM 5030.001, Managing Human Resources, Fall 2007
PADM 6940.700, Directed Research in Public Administration, Summer 10W 2007
EADP 3080.001, Leadership and Organizational Behavior, Summer 5W2 2007
PADM 3020.001, Public Management, Summer 5W2 2007
PADM 5700.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Summer 3W1 2007
PADM 5900.700, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2007
PADM 6940.700, Directed Research in Public Administration, Spring 2007
PADM 5210.001, Diversity in Public Management, Spring 2007
PADM 5020.001, Leading and Managing Public Organizations, Spring 2007
PADM 5900.001, Special Problems, Spring 2007
PADM 6940.700, Directed Research in Public Administration, Fall 2006
PADM 5100.001, Local Government Management, Fall 2006
PADM 5030.001, Managing Human Resources, Fall 2006
EADP 3080.001, Leadership and Organizational Behavior, Summer 5W1 2006
PADM 3020.001, Public Management, Summer 5W1 2006
PADM 5700.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Summer 3W1 2006
EADP 3080.001, Leadership and Organizational Behavior, Spring 2006
PADM 5030.001, Managing Human Resources, Spring 2006
PADM 3020.001, Public Management, Spring 2006
PADM 5020.001, Leading and Managing Public Organizations, Fall 2005
PADM 5100.001, Local Government Management, Fall 2005
EADP 4900.001, Special Problems, Fall 2005
EADP 3080.001, Leadership and Organizational Behavior, Summer 5W1 2005
PADM 3020.001, Public Management, Summer 5W1 2005
PADM 5700.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Summer 3W1 2005
PADM 2100.001, Diversity in Urban Governance, Spring 2005
PADM 5020.080, Governmental Management, Spring 2005
PADM 5700.006, Seminar in Public Administration, Spring 2005
PADM 5100.001, Local Government Management, Fall 2004
PADM 5200.001, Public Personnel Management, Fall 2004
PADM 5900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2004

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Overall
Summative Rating
1
Challenge and
Engagement Index
2
Response Rate
0
out of 5
0
out of 7
%
of
students responded
A Challenge and Engagement Index of "n/a" means
there were not enough student responses to calculate a score.
  • 1 Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • 2 Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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