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Joshua Franzel, PhD

Joshua Franzel, PhD

Joshua Franzel is the vice president of research for the Center for State and Local Government Excellence where he leads research initiatives on a range of public policy, finance, and management topics, often collaborating with organizations from the public, private, and academic sectors. He also is director of policy research for the International City/County Management Association and oversees the development of the organization�s white papers.�Previously he worked for both the Delaware and Florida Legislatures and was a Presidential Management Fellow with the International Trade Administration and the Office of Management and Budget. His research has focused on state and local government management, public finance, pensions, healthcare, demographics, and innovation. Franzel is an adjunct professor�at American University, where he teaches graduate level courses on�state and local government. He holds a Ph.D. in Public Administration (& Policy) from American University in Washington, DC.