Maria Ernita Joaquin

Associate Professor

Contact Information

Office Information: 
DTC 678B
Office Hours: 
Monday: 15:30-17:20

Dr. Joaquin holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Northern Illinois University, a Masters in Public Administration from University of the Philippines, and a Diploma in Human Resource Studies from The University of Manchester, UK. She previously worked for a local government training institute and taught at the University of the Philippines and University of Nevada. She likes photography, birding, historical fiction, poetry, and baked goodies. 

Teaching Interests:

Dr. Joaquin enjoys organizational adaptation; public management reform; civic engagement; pedagogical innovation

Research Interests:

Dr. Joaquin studies the dynamics of public management reforms and their implications for institutional capacity,  public administration theory, and citizenship. Some of her works can be found in journals, such as: Public Administration Review, Journal of Public Affairs Education, The American Review of Public Administration, and Administration & Society.


For a list of Dr. Joaquin's publications, visit her google scholar site.