Jiahuan Lu, PhD

Assistant Professor
CPS 314



PhD: University of Maryland, College Park, 2014 (Policy Studies)

MA: Peking University, China, 2009 (Public Administration)

BA: Nanjing Audit University, China, 2007 (Economics)



Dr. Jiahuan Lu is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers University-Newark. Prior to joining Rutgers, he taught at Mississippi State University from 2014 to 2016.

Dr. Lu is a student of public administration. His research interests lie in the area of public and nonprofit management, with an emphasis on government contracting and nonprofit-government relationships. Most of his recent work focuses on government-nonprofit nexus in service delivery. On the methodological side, he is interested in experimental and meta-analytical methods. His work has been published in such journals as American Review of Public Administration, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Nonprofit Management and Leadership, and Human Service Organizations.

Dr. Lu received his Ph.D. in Policy Studies from the University of Maryland in 2014. He has been honored by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) as an Emerging Scholar. More information can be found on his personal website

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