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Kuang-Ting Tai, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor - Decision Sciences & Public Administration


Philanthropy/Public Administration/Real Estate


H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship

Dr. Kuang-Ting Tai is an Assistant Professor of Public Administration joining Nova Southeastern University in 2021. He holds a doctoral degree in Public Administration from Rutgers University-Newark.

Kuang-Ting’s research interests mainly focus on the applications of advanced information technologies in the public sector with a specific purpose to examine how information technologies can reshape the interface between the public and government. His prior studies have addressed the related issues regarding transparency, e-participation, and open government.

He teaches multiple courses related to public administration or nonprofit management, including public administration theory and application, public budgeting, public finance, information technology management, nonprofit financial management, and nonprofit program evaluation. In addition, he also served as a reviewer for a number of journals, such as Public Administration Review, International Public Management Journal, and Journal of Urban Affairs.

  • Ph.D. - Rutgers University - Public Administration
  • M.S. - Arizona State University - Public Policy

PUB 5409 Public Administration in Theory and Application

PUB 5459 Managing Information and Technology in the Public Sector

PUB 5926 Public Budgeting

Policy analysis and evidence-based decision making at the local level

Policy analysis in the USA, The Policy Press, University of Bristol 2018

Chapter 26: Conducive Macro-Contexts Influencing Volunteering

The Palgrave Handbook of Volunteering, Civic Participation, and Nonprofit Associations 2016

Toward connected, innovate, and resilient metro regions

Technology and the Resilience of Metropolitan Regions, IL: University of Illinois Press 2015

Tai, K., & Shon, J., (2018). Fundraising Efficiency and financial capacity performance in nonprofits in the U.S. Presented: Nov. 15th. 2018, Austin, TX. ARNOVA: 47th Annual Conference

Tai, K. & Porumbescu, G. (2018). Can online participation lead to a more offline participation? An empirical study of causal mediation approach. Presented: Apr. 5th. 2018, Chicago, IL. MPSA: 76th Annual MPSA Conference

Tai, K., & Shon, J. (2018). Fundraising Efficiency, Revenue Structure and Performance in NPOs: An Empirical Analysis of Arts, Culture and Humanities NPOs. Presented: Mar. 9th. 2018, Denver, CO. ASPA: 2018 Annual Conference

Tai, K., & Mossberger, K. (2015). A comparative analysis of open data portals in the 100 largest cities of the United States. Presented: Nov. 14th. 2014, Miami, FL. APPAM: The Golden Age of Evidence-Based Policy (37th Annual Conference of The Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management)

Tai, K., & Swindell, D. (2014). County-level effects on patterns of volunteerism. Presented: Nov. 20th. 2014, Denver, CO. ARNOVA: Evolving Sectoral Relationships: Global & Local Views (43rd Annual Conference of The Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action).

Kuang-ting Tai (2021). Open government research over a decade: A systematic review. Government Information Quarterly 38(2), pp. 1-15

Kuang-ting Tai, G. Porumbescu & J. Shon (2019). Can e-participation stimulate offline citizen participation: An empirical test with practical implications. Public Management Review 22(2), pp. 278-296

Kuang-ting Tai & Y. Chao (2015). Comparative analysis on institutional factors of promoting inward investment: The comparison between Taoyuan County, Taiwan and Suzhou City, China (2000-2010). Mainland China Studies (TSSCI, Peer Review), pp. 99-127