Nancy Meyer-Emerick

Nancy Meyer-Emerick, PhD

Cleveland State University

Associate Professor and Director, Master of Public Administration Program, Levin College of Urban Affairs

Contact Information

Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs

Cleveland State University

2121 Euclid Avenue UR 311

Cleveland OH 44115-2214

Phone: 216.687.2261

Fax: 216.687.2013


Florida Atlantic University, MPA and PhD

Case Western Reserve University, MS


Nancy Meyer-Emerick is an Associate Professor of Public Administration. She earned both her Ph.D. and MPA at Florida Atlantic University, an MS in Positive Organizational Development and Change (MPOD) at Case Western Reserve University and a B.S. in Environmental Studies at Florida International University. Prior to joining the Levin College faculty in 1999, she worked in local and state government, primarily in public works and environmental health. Her book, The Violence Against Women Act of 1994: An Analysis of Intent and Perception, was published in 2001. Other work has been published in Administration & Society, the International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior, Nonprofit Management and Leadership, Public Administration and Development, Administrative Theory & Praxis, the Journal American Water Works Association, and the Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. She was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Presov, Slovakia during the spring 2009 semester where she taught Organizational Behavior and Crisis Management.

Research Interests

  • Democratic governance

  • Organizational behavior

  • Environmental health

  • Emergency management

Practice Interests

  • Community emergency preparedness

  • Positive organizational development

Consortium of Eastern Ohio Master of Public Health Involvement

  • Faculty appointment

  • Curriculum committee

Capstone or Practicum Areas of Expertise

  • Environmental health

  • Emergency preparedness