J. Steven Ott Ph.D., Past Chair

University of Utah

 

 Steven Ott is Professor of Public Administration and Director of the University of Utah's Institute of Public and International Affairs. He was Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Science from 2000 to 2009. He teaches and writes about organization theory, behavior and culture in the public and nonprofit sectors. Ott was Director of the U of U's Master of Public Administration Program from 1992 to 2000. Previously, he was with a management consulting firm that worked mostly with government and nonprofit organizations. His degrees are from the University of Colorado, MIT, and Pennsylvania State University.