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Michael Waschak



  • Researcher, Evaluator 


Dr. Michael R. Waschak is currently a lecturer in public policy at the American University in Pristina Kosovo. He completed his doctoral work at the Georgia Institute of Technology's School of Public Policy in 2009. He holds Masters degrees in public administration (MPA, KSU 1999) with thesis research on the federal mediation of Native American land disputes during the Carter administration and in city and regional planning (MCRP, GT 2003) specializing in environmental planning. In the past he served as the Visiting Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York has worked for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta and spent two years developing strategies for urban brownfield redevelopment for the Georgia Tech Research Institute's Technical Assistance for Communities with Brownfields (TAB) program. His current research focuses on education partnerships, community-based collaborative governance models, and the potential use of environmental adaptive management principles within STEM education. 



Kingsley, G. & Waschak, M. R. (2005). Finding Value and Meaning in the Concept of Partnership. Paper presented at the MSP Evaluation Summit: Evidence-Based Findings from MSPs, Minneapolis, MN, September 16, 2005.