Wei-Jie Liao, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Public Management

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

My name is Wei-Jie Liao. I am from Taichung, Taiwan. I am currently an Assistant Professor of Public Management at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice. I receive a Ph.D. in Public Administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. My areas of specialization are public budgeting & finance and public policy.

My research interests include citizen participation in public budgeting, fiscal health, capital budgeting, debt management, and public policy. My dissertation assesses the use of one citizen participation mechanism, budget simulations, in the United States.

My teaching interests include introduction to public administration, public budgeting & finance, public policy, program planning & evaluation, and applied statistics.

You can contact me at wliao [at] jjay.cuny.edu