Mark D. Robbins

Professor Emeritus

School of Public Policy


B.A., Gordon College, Psychology, 1984
M.A., University of Oregon, Public Affairs, 1994
Ph.D., The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, Public Administration, 1998

Teaching & Research Interests

Public finance administration and management
Public policy
Public administrative theory
Not-for-profit management
Quantitative research methods
Policy implementation
Debt management
Citizen participation techniques

Dr. Mark D. Robbins

Mark Robbins is Professor Emeritus of Public Policy at the University of Connecticut. He conducts research and teaches in the area of public budgeting and finance. His research focuses on public preferences for taxing and spending, and on public debt. Mark works closely with Bill Simonsen and their work together has appeared in numerous scholarly journals. He presently serves on the board of Public Financial Publications, Inc; the publisher of Public Budgeting and Finance. He has also served as technical adviser to the Government Finance Officer’s Association’s Debt Committee, on the Commission for Peer Review and Accreditation for the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, and on the Government Accounting Standard Board’s Government Accounting Standards Advisory Council representing the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management. Robbins received his Master’s degree from the University of Oregon, and his Ph.D. from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School.

Mark Robbins
Contact Information
Curriculum Vitae CV - Robbins, Mark (2021-07)