Consortium for International Management, Policy & Development

Dr. Harvey L. White

Dr. Harvey L. White is an accomplished scholar, experienced administrator and distinguished public service professional. He has held a variety of high-level government and university administrative positions. Dr. White has served as a city manager, community development specialist, director of urban and regional planning, coordinator of public administration degrees and as an academic dean. He is often engaged as a management consultant on public sector service delivery issues. He has consulted, lecture and led research projects in Africa, Asia and Caribbean countries. He has expertise in Program evaluation, performance management and Talent management.

Dr. White has authored or co-authored five books and more than 60 other publications on public sector issues. His professional activities include editorship of the Journal of Public Management and Social Policy, President of the National Conference of Minority Public Administrators (COMPA) and President of the American Society for Public Administration. He is also a fellow in the National Academy of Public Administration.

Dr. White is the founder and past Director of the Gulf Coast Center for Healthy Communities. Under his leadership, the Center developed collaborative partnerships with more than twenty community-based organizations to address health and community development issues and raised more than 8 million dollars to support an array of innovative programs. He is also the founder and Past General Chair ofCIMPAD.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Ph.D. Political Science, 1985
East Carolina University, M. S. Administrative Services, 1978
North Carolina Central University, Durham, North Carolina, BA Political Science 1972

Current Positions:
Professor of Political Science and Public Administration

University of Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China

Associate Professor, Public and International Affairs
University of Delaware, Delaware

Professor of Preventive Medicine, University of South Alabama
Mobile, Alabama