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Alzira Harrison, PhD

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Alzira Harrison
Title/Position
Community Engaged Scholar in Residence, Rutgers SPAA
Affiliation
Phone
973-353-3980
Office
CPS 317
Research Areas
Bio

Dr. Alzira Harrison is a community engaged scholar in residence in the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at Rutgers University–Newark, where she is also working with the Transparency and Governance Center (TGC)‘s team. Dr. Harrison has spent 25 years in the Brazilian federal government as a government internal auditor and policy analyst, working in such areas as internal controls and risk assessment, public integrity, anti-corruption strategies, transparency, and access to information. She researches open government data and open government issues with particular emphasis on democratic accountability in Latin America.

Education

  • PhD: Federal University of Parana–Brazil, Political Science
  • MPS: Federal University of Parana–Brazil, Political Science

Courses Taught