Robert Peters

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Robert Peters
Professor of Public Administration
(269) 387-8944
(269) 387-8935
232E 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., Urban, Technological, and Environmental Planning, University of Michigan, 1988
  • M.S., Community and Regional Planning, University of Texas, 1978
  • B.A., Political Science and Sociology, Elizabethtown College, 1976
Research interests: 
  • Intergovernmental relations
  • The politics of infrastructure finance, public budgeting and finance
  • Student learning preferences

Dr. Robert Peters is a professor in the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Western Michigan University.

He teaches:

  • PADM 6070: Quantitative Data Analysis
  • PADM 6120: Principles of Public Budgeting
  • PADM 6150: State and Local Government Finance
  • PADM 6170: Intergovernmental and Interorganizational Relations
  • PADM 6530: Health Policy Analysis
  • PADM 6800: Project Paper Seminar
  • PADM 6840: Management of Public Financial Resources
  • PADM 6860: State Agency Administration
  • PADM 7300: Doctoral Dissertation

Research and publications