Dr. Hildebrand entered an MPA program in the fall of 2001 with the intention of studying tax policy, but after being on an airplane on 9/11, decided to study the new field of Homeland Security. He enjoys teaching and being in the classroom, introducing students to new material, and sharing ideas about the effective functionality of government, or lack thereof. When not teaching or writing, Dr. Hildebrand plays golf and enjoys watching sports.
Department/Division: Public Administration, School of Business & Public Management
Degree Information: Ph.D., Public Administration, North Carolina State University; M.P.A., University of Delaware; B.A., Political Science, University of Delaware
Courses Taught: Introduction to Public Administration, Intergovernmental Relations, Policy Analysis in the Governmental System, Management Resources I, Global Foundations of Public Administration.
Primary Area of Expertise: Emergency management & Homeland Security policy, government budgeting and financial management, federalism and intergovernmental relations, policy implementation.
Advice for Students Preparing for Your Class: "Come to class prepared with an active mind and put in the required effort on assignment."