Joaquín Herranz Jr.

Associate Professor of Public Affairs
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Parrington
209F
(206) 616-1647

Joaquín Herranz, Jr., joined the Evans School faculty in 2004. His research interests include multi-sectoral multi-organizational network performance and management, strategic management of public and nonprofit agencies, social enterprise, as well as the roles of art, culture, and creativity in community and regional development.

Herranz's research includes studies for The Urban Institute, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, World Bank, and the International Labour Organization. His published scholarship includes peer-reviewed articles in the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Public Performance and Management Review, International Public Management Journal, Public Management Review, and the Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.

He is currently writing a book about quadruple bottom line organizational performance in which he adds cultural creativity as the fourth bottom line to the triple bottom lines of financial, social, and environmental performance.

Herranz holds a Ph.D. in urban political economy and policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and a Master of City Planning from the University of California, Berkeley. He also holds a AB in urban political economy from Occidental College.

Areas of specialization 

Network Analysis
Public and Nonprofit Relations
Urban and Social Policy
Workforce Development

Courses taught 

  • PBAF 512: Managing Organizational Performance
  • PBAF 566: Community Economic Development
  • PBAF 599: Special Topics--Collaborative Leadership
  • PBAF 599: Special Topics--Quadruple Bottom Line Performance
  • PBAF 608: Degree Project Seminar