Nicholas J. Swartz James Madison University, USA
Nicholas J. Swartz
is assistant professor of public policy and administration in the Department of Political Science at James Madison University. He is also the director of the Master in Public Administration Program. He has an undergraduate degree in political science, a master’s degree in public administration, and a doctorate degree in public policy. Dr. Swartz has published in the areas of emergency management, city–county governmental consolidation, local government and nonprofit management succession planning, and university–town collaborations. He has worked with a number of local governments and nonprofits in Virginia to facilitate local community and economic development.