BLOOMINGTON, In.– The Paul H. O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs is pleased to announce a raft of faculty promotions and hires for the 2023-24 academic year.
“Our faculty are dedicated educators and researchers whose passion for their areas of expertise inspires everyone around them,” said Siân Mooney, dean of the O’Neill School. “The faculty members who have earned promotions are examples of how the O’Neill School is making a difference by leading for the greater good, and I congratulate all of them on achieving the next step in their careers.”
Shahzeen Attari, Claudia Avellaneda, and Joe Shaw were all promoted to full professors while Aaron Deslatte and Jennifer Silva were promoted from assistant professor to associate professor. Additionally, Laura Littlepage was promoted from clinical associate professor to clinical professor, and Clinical Assistant Professor Ashley Clark was promoted to clinical associate professor.
Fischer Faculty Fellow
Assistant Professor Mallory Barnes has been named this year’s Fischer Faculty Fellow. The program was established in 2018 thanks to a generous gift from Burnell and Barbara Fischer and allows O’Neill researchers to build momentum early in their academic careers by offering resources to pursue their research agendas and publishing opportunities.
New hire: Tima Moldogaziev
The O’Neill School is very fortunate to welcome Tima Moldogaziev, who is appointed as tenured associate professor. Moldogaziev focuses on public finance management and budgeting and previously served as an associate professor of public policy at Penn State University. He holds a Ph.D. in public finance and management from the O’Neill School as well as an M.A. in comparative politics and institutions from Indiana University. He earned his B.A. from the American University of Central Asia.
Moldogaziev’s primary research and teaching interests are in public sector financial management, regional and local fiscal governance, subnational capital markets, public sector infrastructure financing, special purpose governments, and fiscal policy. He conducted research and consulted in North America, Central and Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia, Southeast Asia, and Australia.