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Faculty: Terry Curl

faculty bio
Terry Curl, PhD, PE
Title(s):
Adjunct Professor

Executive MPA

School:
Business, Undergraduate
Campus:
San Francisco,CyberCampus
  • 415-442-6500

Terry Curl is a registered professional engineer and currently works for a large global engineering and construction company. He spent 23 years in the US Army as a military officer. He served overseas in Vietnam, Korea, Panama, and Europe. Curl also had assignments in the Pentagon and other US installations. Since leaving the US Army, he worked as an Assistant City Manager and City Manager and with several engineering companies besides his current employer.

COURSES TAUGHT

EMPA 302
Public Policy
EMPA 303
Organizational Analysis and Development

Introduction to Public Administration

Leadership and Management

Privatization

Capstonefinal master course

Administration and Law

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

  • Public Policy
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resources
  • Mathematics

EDUCATION

PhD, Public Administration, University of Southern California

MPA, Public Administration, University of Southern California

MS, Applied Mathematics, US Naval Postgraduate School

MS, Engineering, North Dakota State University

PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • CH2M HILL

    Vice President/Director - Ports and Marine Regional Manager, 2006 - Present

  • Brown and Root

    Senior Program Manager, Ports and Marine, 2005 - 2006

  • Parsons Corporation

    Marine/Port Program Manager, 2004 - 2005

  • SHN Engineers

    Regional/Business Development Manager, 1993 - 1997

  • City of Eureka

    Assistant City Manager, 1989 - 1993

  • South Pacific Division

    Chief of Staff, US Army Corps of Engineers

  • Teaching
    • University of San Francisco
    • University of Southern California
    • College of Redwood
    • North Dakota State University
    • Golden Gate University