The Regents Professor of Public Finance builds on the national reputation of the Hugo Wall School of Public Affairs by nurturing existing relationships and developing new connections in local government, surrounding communities and with students.

Students presenting in the capstone class

Regents Professor of Public Finance

The Regents Professor of Public Finance, as a faculty member of the Hugo Wall School of Public Affairs, will nurture longstanding relationships and develop new connections that afford opportunities for applied learning and applied research.

The incumbent will use a student-centered approach to deliver public finance courses in the MPA degree that incorporate hands-on learning opportunities in ways that build students’ capacity to engage in analysis and critical thinking.

An active applied research agenda and service to the profession will enhance students' learning, contribute to economic growth in the region and state and contribute to the strategic priorities of Wichita State University and the Kansas Board of Regents.

Postion Announcement  


Join the Hugo Wall School 

The Hugo Wall School of Public Affairs at Wichita State University is seeking an exceptional scholar and teacher to be our next Regents Distinguished Professor of Public Finance.

  • Applicants should have a well-established record of teaching, research, publication and service.
  • Appointment will be at the rank of Associate or Full Professor with tenure.
  • Review of applications begins January 3, 2022 and continues until position is filled.
  • For more information, contact Hugo Wall School Director, Melissa Walker at or (316)978-6967.