Rocket Fuel

undergraduate: Faculty

Joaquin Gonzalez, PhD
Title:
Chair, Department of Public Administration; Professor
Department:
Business
Campus:
San Francisco
  • 415-442-6500

Joaquin "Jay" Gonzalez III is the Mayor George Christopher Professor of Government and Society at the Edward S. Ageno School of Business of Golden Gate University in San Francisco, California. He is the Chair of GGU's Department of Public Administration. Dr. Gonzalez also served for eight years as Commissioner for Immigrant Rights for the City and County of San Francisco.

A governance and anti-corruption specialist, Dr. Gonzalez has more than 20 years of consulting with the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, the Institute on Governance of Canada, the Pew Charitable Trusts, and the governments of Singapore and China. He has taught at the National University of Singapore, De La Salle University, and the University of San Francisco and has authored ten books.

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

Public and non profit management

Policy analysis

Immigration policy

Political economy of Asia Pacific

EDUCATION

  • BA (History and Political Science), De La Salle University

  • MPA, University of the Phillipines-Diliman

  • PhD, Political Science, University of Utah

PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2000-present, Golden Gate University, full time faculty

Commissioner of Immigrant Rights, City and County of San Francisco, California

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, National University of Singapore

Research Coordinator, Institute On Governance, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Ottawa, Canada

Political Economist, Policy and Operations Policy Department, World Bank, Washington, DC

Executive Assistant, Philippine Presidential Commission on Government Reorganization

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Judith E. Browning Award for Outstanding Teaching, 2008

  • Outstanding Scholarship of Application, Integration, and Discovery Award, 2006