Joshua Franzel, PhD
Joshua Franzel is the vice president of research for the Center for State and Local Government Excellence and director of policy research for the International City/County Management Association. Previously he worked for both the Delaware and Florida Legislatures and was a Presidential Management Fellow with the International Trade Administration and the Office of Management and Budget. His publications and research have focused on state and local government management, public finance, public pensions and other public funds, infrastructure, health care financing, demographics, public employee benefits and compensation, public health, and government innovation. Franzel is an adjunct professor at American University, where he teaches graduate level courses on state and local government and urban policy. He holds a Ph.D. in Public Administration (& Policy) from American University in Washington, DC.