Manuel P. Teodoro

Credentials: Associate Professor

Email: mteodoro@wisc.edu

Address:
212 Observatory Hill Office Building
1225 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1211

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About

Manuel Teodoro (Manny) is an Associate Professor of Public Affairs.

Teodoro works at the intersection of politics, public policy, and public management. His research focuses on U.S. environmental policy and implementation, including empirical analyses of environmental justice.

In addition, Teodoro pursues a line of applied research on utility management, policy, and finance. He has developed novel methods for analyzing utility rate equity and affordability, and he works on these issues directly with governments and water sector leaders across the United States.

Teodoro also studies public management and bureaucratic politics, emphasizing labor markets as political phenomena and predictors of organizational performance. His award-winning book, Bureaucratic Ambition (2011, Johns Hopkins), argues that ambition shapes administrators’ decisions to innovate and engage in politics, with important consequences for innovation and democratic governance.

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Education

  • Ph.D., University of Michigan, Political Science & Public Policy
  • M.P.A., Cornell University, Public Administration
  • B.A., Seattle University, Political Science

Courses

Public affairs courses taught by Manny Teodoro:

PA 366 U.S. Environmental Politics and Public Policy

PA 874 Policy Making Process


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