Mark A. Glaser, Ph.D.

Wichita State University Hugo Wall School of Public Affairs


Full Vitae

Dr. Mark A. Glaser is a specialist in productivity measurement and development, community development, and citizen perceptions of government. He has worked with local governments for more than 25 years, and served as Professor in Residence with the City of Wichita.

Dr. Mark A. Glaser joined the faculty in 1994. His research emphasizes the importance of bridging theory and practice and appears in more than 65 academic, professional, and technical publications.

Primary Teaching Areas

Research Methods; Applied Statistics; Community Networks


  • Professor, Wichita State University, 2000-present
  • Associate Professor, Wichita State University, 1994-2000
  • Associate Professor, University of Central Florida, 1994
  • Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida, 1992-1994
  • Assistant Professor, Wichita State University, 1981-1990


  • Ph.D., Administration/Urban Studies, University of Texas at Arlington, 1981. Dissertation: "Community-Based Organizations and Neighborhood Economic Development: A Critical Examination."
  • M.A., Wichita State University, 1974
  • B.S., Business Administration, Wichita State University, 1971


"Networks and Collaborative Solutions to Performance Measurement and Improvement in Sub-Saharan Africa." Mark A. Glaser, Chapter 4 in Performance Accountability and Combating Corruption. Anwar Shah (ed.) Washington, D.C.: World Bank 2007: 89-131.

"Involving Citizens in the Decisions of Government and Community: Neighborhood-Based vs. Government-Based Citizen Engagement." Public Administration Quarterly, 30 (1), 2006, Mark A. Glaser, Samuel J. Yeager and Lee E. Parker

"Collaborative Community-Based Public Education and Neighborhood Schools: Assessments of Racial Harmony and Issues of Equity." The Innovation Journal, 11 (3), 2006, Mark A. Glaser, Nancy McCarthy Snyder, Patricia Stevens, Crystal Gile and Edward P. Young.