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J. Steven Ott, Ph.D.
Director of IPIA


Dr. Ott is the Director of the Institute of Public and International Affairs and Professor of Political Science/Public Administration at The University of Utah. Dr. Ott has authored and edited books and articles in the areas of public management policy, nonprofit organizations, organization theory, organizational behavior, human resource management, administrative theory, accountability, and organizational culture. Professor Ott teaches courses in the Nonprofit Sector, Administrative Theory and the Practice of Public Management for the Master of Public Administration program at the University of Utah. Dr. Ott received his Ph.D. in Public Administration from The University of Colorado, a M.S., in Industrial Management from The Sloan School of Management at MIT and a B.A. in Labor-Management Relations from The Pennsylvania State University.