Faculty by Fields of Expertise

Abuse, Neglect, and Dependency (Children)

Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation (Adults)

919.843.4957 wall@sog.unc.edu

Administrative Law

Adoption

Affordable Housing

Airport Authorities (Legal)

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Animal Services

919.843.4957 wall@sog.unc.edu

Bail and Pretrial Release

919.962.2498 rubin@sog.unc.edu

Benchmarking

Board Development

919.966.9393 carlson@sog.unc.edu

Boards of County Commissioners (Legal)

Budget Preparation and Enactment

Cannabis/hemp

Capital Planning, Budgeting, and Finance

Capital Punishment

Cash Management and Investments

Center for Public Leadership and Governance

919.966.9393 carlson@sog.unc.edu
919.962.4301 tsmiles@sog.unc.edu

Center for Public Technology

919.962.5438 tufts@unc.edu

Child Custody

Child Support

Child Welfare

Citizen Participation and Civic Involvement

City and County Managers

City and County Planning

City Government (Legal and Procedural)

City Government (Management)

City or County Attorneys

City-County Consolidation

Civic Education

Civic Technology (Open Data and Volunteer Work)

Civil Procedure and Practice

Clerks of Superior Court

Coaching in the Public Sector

Coastal Resources

Code Enforcement (Minimum Housing Codes)

Collaboration in Groups

919.966.9393 carlson@sog.unc.edu

Collateral Consequences (Criminal Convictions)

919.962.2498 rubin@sog.unc.edu

Communicable Disease Control

919.966.4442 moore@sog.unc.edu

Community and Regional Resilience

573.673.1949 dabson@sog.unc.edu

Community Corrections

Community Development

573.673.1949 dabson@sog.unc.edu

Confidentiality (Medical)

919.966.4442 moore@sog.unc.edu

Confidentiality (Mental Health and Substance Abuse)

919.962.8204 botts@sog.unc.edu

Confidentiality (Social Services)

919.843.4957 wall@sog.unc.edu

Conflicts of Interest (Government)

Conflicts of Interest (Land Use)

Conflicts of Interest (Voting)

Consolidated Human Services Agencies

919.843.4957 wall@sog.unc.edu
919.966.4442 moore@sog.unc.edu

Councils of Government

County and Municipal Finance

County Government (Legal and Procedural)

County Government (Management)

Courts

Criminal Justice Reform

Criminal Law and Procedure

919.962.2498 rubin@sog.unc.edu

Cross-Organizational Collaboration

Delinquent Juveniles

Dispute Resolution

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Domestic Violence

919.962.2498 rubin@sog.unc.edu

Downtown Development

Driver's License Revocations

Driving While Impaired

E-Discovery

Economic Development

573.673.1949 dabson@sog.unc.edu

Education Law

Elected Officials (Legal and Procedural)

Elected Officials (Non-Legal)

Elections Law

Emergency Management Law

Eminent Domain

Employee Engagement Surveys

Employer-Employee Relations

Employment Law

Energy

environmental communication

919.962.3163

Environmental Finance Center

919.966.3126 riggs@sog.unc.edu
919.962.2785 eskaf@sog.unc.edu

Environmental Health (Local Health Department Programs)

919.966.4442 moore@sog.unc.edu

Environmental Protection

Equitable Distribution

Estate Administration

Ethics (Government Attorneys)

Ethics (Training)

Ethics in Government

Evidence

919.962.2498 rubin@sog.unc.edu

Expunction

919.962.2498 rubin@sog.unc.edu

Facilitation

919.966.9393 carlson@sog.unc.edu

Family Law

Finance (County and Municipal)

Finance (Economic Development and Redevelopment)

Fire Protection (Legal)

Fire Tax Districts

Firearm Law

Food Insecurity/Food Assistance Programs

Foreclosure

Form of Government

General Assembly

919.843.4957 wall@sog.unc.edu

General Ordinance Authority

919.843.9019 tallen@sog.unc.edu

Governing Boards (Area Mental Health Authorities)

919.962.8204 botts@sog.unc.edu

Governing Boards (Legal and Procedural)

Governing Boards (Management)

919.966.9393 carlson@sog.unc.edu

Government Contracts

Governmental Accounting and Reporting

Governmental Immunity

919.843.9019 tallen@sog.unc.edu

Guardianship (Adult)

Guardianship (Children)

Health Departments

919.966.4442 moore@sog.unc.edu

Higher Education Law

HIPAA Privacy Rule

919.843.4957 wall@sog.unc.edu
919.966.4442 moore@sog.unc.edu
919.962.8204 botts@sog.unc.edu

Historic Districts

Human Resource Management

Human Trafficking

Immunizations

919.966.4442 moore@sog.unc.edu

Income Taxes (Non-Legal)

Incompetency

Indigent Defense

Indigent Defense Education

919.962.2498 rubin@sog.unc.edu

Information Technology

919.962.5438 tufts@unc.edu

intercultural communication

919.962.3163

Intergovernmental Relations

Interlocal and Regional Cooperation (Legal)

Interlocal and Regional Cooperation (Non-Legal)

Interlocal Government Relations (Environmental Public Enterprises) Natural Resources Management

Involuntary Commitment Law and Procedure

919.962.8204 botts@sog.unc.edu

Jails

Judicial Authority

Judicial Education

Juvenile Courts

Juvenile Justice

Land Use Regulation

Landlord-Tenant Law

Leadership Development

919.966.9393 carlson@sog.unc.edu

Legislative history

919.966.4172 hess@sog.unc.edu

Legislative Reporting Service

Local Boards of Health

919.966.4442 moore@sog.unc.edu

Local Elected Leaders Academy

Local Government Board Procedures

919.843.9019 tallen@sog.unc.edu

Local Government Contracting

Local Government Law

919.843.9019 tallen@sog.unc.edu

Local Government Liability

919.843.9019 tallen@sog.unc.edu

Local Government Organization/Administration

Local Government Property Transactions

Local Management Entities/Managed Care Organizations

919.962.8204 botts@sog.unc.edu

Local Sales Taxes (Non-Legal)

Magistrates

Magistrates (Involuntary Commitment)

919.962.8204 botts@sog.unc.edu

Marriage Law

Mediation of Public Disputes

Medical Confidentiality

919.966.4442 moore@sog.unc.edu

Medical Confidentiality (Mental Health and Substance Abuse)

919.962.8204 botts@sog.unc.edu

Mental Health Law

919.962.8204 botts@sog.unc.edu

Motor Vehicle Law

Municipal and County Administration Program

Municipal and County Clerks.

919.843.9019 tallen@sog.unc.edu

Municipal Annexation

Municipal Council (Legal)

Municipal Incorporation (Legal and Procedural)

Natural Resources Management

News Media-Government Relations

Nonprofit Management

Nonprofit-Government Relations

Occupancy Tax

Office-Holding (Multiple and Incompatible)

Open Meetings

Open Meetings Law

919.843.9019 tallen@sog.unc.edu

Ordinance Enforcement

919.843.9019 tallen@sog.unc.edu

Organizational Change and Development

919.966.9393 carlson@sog.unc.edu

Organizational Policies and Procedures

Parliamentary Procedure

Pattern Jury Instructions

Performance Measurement

Police Attorneys

Post-Conviction

Post-Conviction Procedure

Poverty

Privatization

Probation and Parole

Procedures For Meetings

Process Improvement in Local Government

Productivity Improvement in Local Government

Program Evaluation

Property Disposal

Property Disposal (Economic Development)

Property Mapping

Property Tax Appraisal and Assessment

919.962.7434 boone@sog.unc.edu

Property Tax Collection

Property Tax Listing

919.962.7434 boone@sog.unc.edu

Prosecutor Training

Public Administration

Public Assistance Programs

919.843.4957 wall@sog.unc.edu

Public Defender Training

919.962.2498 rubin@sog.unc.edu

Public Enterprise Organization and Financing

Public Executive Leadership Academy

Public Health Law (selected issues in population health)

919.966.4442 moore@sog.unc.edu

Public Health System (Mental Health Only)

919.962.8204 botts@sog.unc.edu

Public Management

919.966.9393 carlson@sog.unc.edu

Public Notices

919.843.9019 tallen@sog.unc.edu

Public Policy

Public Purchasing

Public Records

Public Records (Economic Development)

Public Records (Personnel)

Public Records (Tax and Finance)

Public Records Law

919.843.9019 tallen@sog.unc.edu

Public School Finance

Public Schools

Public Utilities

919.962.2785 eskaf@sog.unc.edu

Public-Private Partnerships (Economic Development and Redevelopment)

Race

Raise the Age

Real Estate Law

Redevelopment

Redistricting

Regional and Rural Development

573.673.1949 dabson@sog.unc.edu

Regional Governance

Registers of Deeds

Research Methods for Public Administration

Retreat Facilitation

919.966.9393 carlson@sog.unc.edu

Revenue Forecasting

School Law (School as Employer)

search and seizure

919.962.2498 rubin@sog.unc.edu

Search and Seizure Law

Sentencing Law

919.962.2498 rubin@sog.unc.edu

Sewerage Services (Non-Legal)

919.966.3126 riggs@sog.unc.edu

Sex Offender Registration

919.962.2498 rubin@sog.unc.edu

Small Claims Court

Smoking Regulation

919.966.4442 moore@sog.unc.edu

Social Media (Government Use)

919.962.5438 tufts@unc.edu

Social Service Programs

Social Services Law (Boards and Directors, Public Assistance, Public Guardianship, Adult Services)

919.843.4957 wall@sog.unc.edu

Social Services Law (Child Welfare and Foster Care)

Soil and Water Conservation

Solid Waste Management (Legal)

Solid Waste Management (Non-Legal)

Special Assessments

Stormwater

919.966.3126 riggs@sog.unc.edu

Strategic Planning and Visioning

919.966.9393 carlson@sog.unc.edu

Subdivision Regulation

Subpoenas

919.962.2498 rubin@sog.unc.edu

Subpoenas (Mental Health/Substance Abuse Records)

919.962.8204 botts@sog.unc.edu

Survey Methodology

919.962.5438 tufts@unc.edu

Tax Districts

Tax Policy

Taxation

Technology

919.962.5438 tufts@unc.edu

Termination of Parental Rights

Undisciplined Juveniles

Utility Management

Utility Rate Design

Utility Regionalization Best Practices

Voting Rights

Water and Sewerage Services (Legal)

Water and Sewerage Services (Non-Legal)

919.962.2785 eskaf@sog.unc.edu

Water Resources

Women in Public Service

Workforce Development

Workforce Management

Zoning