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Dr. Nancy Huyck

Dr. Nancy Huyck


Biographical Information

Nancy L. Huyck is an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Administration and Policy Analysis at SIUE. Nancy holds both an M.P.A. and D.P.A. degree in Public Administration from the University of Illinois Springfield. Professionally, Nancy has worked for both the Illinois Department of Transportation and the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency. At the IEPA, Nancy was an Executive 1 Manager within the Division of Administration at the North Grand Location in Springfield, Illinois. In this capacity, she daily managed an array of purchasing orders, expenditures and contractual obligations for the State of Illinois.

Dr. Huyck teaches both core and elective courses for the department. Currently, she is dedicating her time to develop many of her courses into online and blended formats. Her professional research interests revolve around radio interoperability, public HR management, program evaluation as well as environmental and sustainable practices for public agencies. Nancy has presented her research at professional annual conferences such as the American Society for Public Administration, Teaching in Public Administration, the Western Social Science Association, as well as the International Association of Business and Public Administration Disciplines.

Nancy published in both 2013 and 2015 in the (IJBPA) International Journal of Business and Public Administration involving emergency response radio interoperability efforts.

Dr. Huyck serves as co-chair of the SIUE welfare council, and is the library liaison for PAPA as well as volunteers her time for numerous other service activities within the department. 

Nancy also serves the department as the MPA Internship Director.

Nancy lives in Granite City, Illinois with her husband Arnold and their son, Max. She enjoys spending time with her family, nature walks and traveling.

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