Wan-Ju Hung is a doctoral candidate in the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at Rutgers University–Newark. Her research focuses on public and nonprofit management. She places particular emphasis on topics related to government contracting/procurement, government-citizen interactions, nonprofit fundraising, and the relationships between governments and nonprofits. Her dissertation examines the implications of government contracting out through a behavioral lens. Specifically, she seeks to understand how citizens and public employees perceive the outcomes of public services under different service delivery arrangements. Her dissertation proposal has won the Rutgers University Dissertation Fellowship Award and the Taiwanese Overseas Pioneer Research Grant. Apart from her dissertation, her work has been published in the American Review of Public Administration, International Review of Administrative Sciences, and the International Journal of Public Sector Management.
- MPA: National Taiwan University, Public Affairs
- BA: National Taiwan Normal University, Applied Chinese Language Teaching