Scott Fritzen joined the faculty of the Evans School in mid-2015. Prior to joining Evans, Fritzen served in various capacities at New York University - as Associate Provost at NYU's portal campus in Shanghai, and Associate Dean and Interim Dean at NYU's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. He also served for a dozen years as a faculty member and as Vice Dean (Academic Affairs) at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (National University of Singapore). He holds a PhD in Public and International Affairs and a Master in Public Affairs and Urban and Regional Planning from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University.
His teaching and research center on two themes: professional policy education and public sector reforms in developing countries, with a particular interest in the challenges of corruption control and decentralization. He is most recently the coauthor of The Lee Kuan Yew School: Building a Global Policy School in Asia (2012), and The Public Policy Primer: Managing the Policy Process (2010) and coeditor of The Handbook of Public Policy (2012) and Transforming Asian Governance (2009). He serves as managing editor of the International Review of Public Administration and on the editorial board of the Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis.
Fritzen's consulting practice in Asia has included numerous team-leader assignments for public sector clients throughout Asia, and he speaks several Asian languages proficiently. He was the first American in the postwar era designated a Fulbright Fellow for Vietnam.
PBAF531: Developing Management in the 21st Century
PBAF512: Managing Organizational Performance