Gene McKay

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Gene McKay
Assistant Professor of Public Administration
(269) 387-8947
(269) 387-8935
220E Walwood Hall, Mail Stop 5440
Mailing address: 
School of Public Affairs and Administration
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5440 USA
  • Ph.D., Public Administration, Western Michigan University, 2003
  • M.S., Adult Education and Teaching Online, Capella University, 2007

Gene H. McKay holds a Ph.D. in Public Administration (Western Michigan University), a Master’s degree in Adult Education/Teaching Online (Capella University), Graduate Professional Development Certificate in Distance Education (University of Wisconsin Madison), a Master’s degree in Business Administration (Central Michigan University) and a Bachelor’s degree in General Business (Michigan State University). He has extensive management and financial experience in business as well research experience related to employee and customer relations. Dr. McKay was a Professor of Business and Economics for over 15 years at a local community college and has taught various Ph.D. and MPA courses at the School of Public Affairs and Administration. He has been on the board of several area non-profit organizations and served as the Interim Treasurer and Deputy Treasurer of a local township. His teaching experience and interests include:

PADM 6000: Historical and Legal Foundations of Public Administration

PADM 6060: Analytical Methods

PADM 6070: Quantitative Data Analysis

PADM 6180: Political and Economic Environment of Public Administration

PADM 6290: Supervisory Skills for Administrators

PADM 6140: Managing Community Growth and Development