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Robert J Eger

Professor
Financial Management
Graduate School of Defense Management

Phone: (831) 656-7625
Education
  • MACC - Florida State University 2013
    Major: Business
  • PhD - University of Kentucky 2000
    Major: Financial Management
  • MPA - University of Kentucky 1999
    Major: Public Policy and Administration
Other Experience
  • Law Enforcement, City of Costa Mesa.
  • 2008 - 2010 Ph. D. Director, Reubin O'D. Askew School of Public Administration & Policy, Florida State University.
  • 2007 - 2012 Research Fellow, LeRoy Collins Institute, Florida State University.
  • 2007 - 2012 Associate Professor, Reubin O'D. Askew School of Public Administration & Policy, Florida State University.
  • 2005 - 2007 Director, Local Government Initiative, Fiscal Research Center, Andrew Young School of Public Policy, Georgia State University.
  • 2003 - 2007 Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Public Management and Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University.
  • 2000 - 2003 Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, College of Letters and Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
  • 1997 - 2001 Research Associate, Kentucky Transportation Center.
  • 1997 - 1997 Research Assistant, Council of State Governments.
  • 1994 - 1995 Chief Operations Officer, Genesis Construction.
  • 1991 - 1993 General Manager-Partner, Coastline Automotive Services.
Research Interests
Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting
Public Sector Financial Management
Statistics/ Methods
Transportation Finance and Policy
Teaching Interests
Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting
Public Sector Financial Management
Statistics/ Methods

Awards

  • 2011 - Chester A. Newland Presidential Citation of Merit, American Society for Public Administration
  • 2002 - Graduate School Research Committee Award, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • 2001 - Consortium for Economic Opportunity Faculty Fellowship
  • 1999 - Transportation Systems Management Fellowship
  • 1998 - Target of Opportunity Research Award, University of Kentucky
  • 1996 - Kentucky League of Cities Fellowship

Boards, Memberships, & Certifications

Professional Memberships
  • American Accounting Association
  • American Economic Association
  • American Finance Association
  • American Society for Public Administration
  • American Taxation Association
  • Association for Budgeting and Financial Management
  • Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management
  • Association of Government Accountants
  • California Police Officers Association
  • Golden Key Honor Society
  • Government Finance Officers Association
  • National Business and Economics Society
  • National Tax Association
  • 2013 Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Public and Nonprofit Affairs
  • 2003 - 2006 Editorial Board Member, Journal of Public Policy

Scholarly Work

Publications
  • Journal Article
  • Eger, R. J., & Jang, S, (2019). The Effects of State Delinquent Tax Collection Outsourcing on Administrative Effectiveness and Procedural Fairness. American Review of Public Administration, 2(49), 236-251.
  • Eger, R. J., & Mendieta, M, (2018). Increasing Competition: Measuring the Impact of Policy Prescription in Hospice Provision. American Review of Public Administration, 5(48), 413-427.
  • Candreva, P. J., & Eger, R. J, (2018). Can Health Outcome Proxies Benefit Public Health Budget Professionals? Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting, and Financial Management, 1(30), 59-71.
  • Eger, R. J., McDonald, B. D., & Miller, D. R, (2017). Helpful Local Surtaxes? Florida and Disadvantaged Families. Local Government Studies, 2(43), 170-193.
  • Myung, N., & Eger, R. J, (2015). Modeling the Extended Warranty: A Managerial Focus. Journal of Applied Business and Economics, 3(17), 126-140.
  • Eger, R. J., & Brien, S. T, (2015). Managing Driving After Suspension: Non-Highway Safety Suspended Drivers and Crashes. Journal of Management Policy and Practice, 1(16), 76-82.
  • Eger, R. J., Fortner, C. K., & Slade, C. P, (2015). The Policy of Enforcement: Red Light Cameras and Racial Profiling. Police Quarterly, 3(18), 397-413.
  • Born, P. H., Dumm, R. E., & Eger, R. J, (2015). Developing a Framework for Financial Achievability of Department of Transportation Research and Development Projects. Transportation Research Record , (2480), 11-19.
  • Eger, R. J., & Maridal, J. H, (2015). A Statistical Meta-Analysis of the Wellbeing Literature. International Journal of Wellbeing , 2(5), 45-74.
  • Eger, R. J., McDonald, B. D., & Wilsker, A. L, (2015). Religious Attitudes and Charitable Donations. Journal of Applied Business and Economics , 2(17), 52-65.
  • Technical Report
  • Eger, R. J., Albright, T., Blades, B., Boundurant, E., Clark, M., Donahue, L., Hansen, S. C., Rosborough, D., & Zintac, G, (2016). Aviation Fleet Training Efficiency Metrics and Hot Pit Analysis.
  • Rendon, J. M., Rendon, R. G., & Eger, R. J, (2014). DON Online Fraud Protection Riding on an Integrated Business Intelligence Foundation,