Domonic Bearfield,

Associate Professor
Director, MPA Program & JD/MPA Program


PhD: Rutgers University–Newark, School of Public Affairs and Administration, Public Administration (2004)
MPA: University of Delaware (1997)
BA: Norfolk State University (1995)


Dr. Domonic Bearfield is an Associate Professor and director of the MPA program in the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers University–Newark. His research focuses on issues related to governance in public administration and on improving the understanding of public sector patronage. Dr. Bearfield's work has appeared in Public Administration ReviewReview of Public Personnel Administration and other leading journals. He is the co-editor, with Melvin Dubnick, of the Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy (Taylor & Francis, 2015).

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