David Jancsics, PhD



PhD: Graduate Center, City University of New York, Sociology (2013)
M.Phil.: Graduate Center, City University of New York, Sociology (2010)
MA: Eötvös Loránd University Budapest (ELTE), Sociology (2006)



David Jancsics is a Post-Doctoral Associate at the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at Rutgers University-Newark.

Dr. Jancsics completed his PhD in Sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His general fields of interest are public management, organizational theory and economic sociology. The more specific areas of his research involve corruption, white-collar crime, organizational deviance and informal practices in post-communist societies.

Dr. Jancsics has published articles in several academic journals such as Administration & Society, International Public Management Journal, International Journal of Public Administration and Public Integrity. In 2014 one of his co-authored papers, “The Role of Power in Organizational Corruption,” was selected as the winner of the Best Article Award of the Public and Nonprofit Division of the Academy of Management. He was recently elected Chair of the 2016-2017 Best Article Award Committee for the Academy of Management Public and Nonprofit Division. Dr. Jancsics is also a member of the supervisory board of Transparency International Hungary and a member of the Anti-Corruption Expert Network of Transparency International, a pool of internationally recognized anti-corruption experts and practitioners.


Recent Publications

  • David Jancsics. “Offshoring at Home? Domestic Use of Shell Companies for Corruption.” Public Integrity. Available online: July, 2016. DOI: 10.1080/10999922.2016.1200412.
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