NC State
Bruce D. McDonald, III

Training and interacting with doctoral students is one of the more rewarding aspects of my career. I have had the opportunity to work with a number of talented people who pursued a variety of research projects. In addition to serving on dissertation committees, frequently with doctoral students to develop research ideas, carry out the research projects, and turn their work into a research agenda. The outcome of these interactions has been successful with students publishing in a number of well-established venues, including American Review of Public Administration and Public Budgeting and Finance, among others.

Current Students

Jaeyong Lee, Public Administration (Committee)

Institution: Virginia Commonwealth University
Expected Completion: 2018

Former Students

Vincent Reitano , Public Administration (Chair)

Dissertation: Fiscal Stabilization in Local Governments
Defended: March 2017
Current Position: Public Finance Associate, Government Finance Officers Association

Monica Bixby, Sociology (Committee)

Dissertation: Does Perception of School Safety Bolster the Effects of Family and School Social Capital?: An Examination of Educational Attainment, Running Away from Home and Violence
Defended: January 2017