Faculty

  • The faculty members teaching in theĀ Master of Public Administration OnlineĀ program at Gannon University are committed to service through a public-focused education. The faculty has experience in the arenas of national, local and state government, nonprofits, as well as the private sector; working together to offer an intensive vantage point of public administration that is pragmatic, yet innovative.

    As a student in the program, you will have the opportunity to acquire knowledge from these field experts.

    Dr. Michael J. Messina

    Assistant Professor and the Director of the Sport Management and Marketing, Dahlkemper School of Business

    Dr. Messina is Professor of Marketing and Director of the MBA and MPA programs at Gannon University. He earned the BSBA at John Carroll University, the MBA at Youngstown University, and the PhD at Kent State University.

    Dr. Ross C. Alexander

    Adjunct Professor, Dahlkemper School of Business

    Dr. Alexander is an adjunct instructor in the Dahlkemper School of Business. He earned a BA at Beloit College, the MPA at Arizona State University and the PhD at Northern Illinois University.

    Dr. Jeffery H. Bloodworth

    Associate Professor, History and Chair of the Department of History & Archaeology

    Dr. Bloodworth is Associate Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History & Archaeology at Gannon. He earned a BA and MA in History from Missouri State University and the PhD in Modern US Political History from Ohio University.

    Dr. Eric A. Brownlee

    Assistant Professor, Director of Sport Management and Marketing, Dahlkemper School of Business

    Dr. Brownlee is Assistant Professor and the Director of the Sport Management and Marketing program at Gannon University. Dr. Brownlee serves as the thesis supervisor for the MPA and MBA programs.

    Dr. Eric Grulke

    Adjunct Professor, Dahlkemper School of Business

    Dr. Grulke is an adjunct instructor in the Dahlkemper School of Business. He earned an MS from City University, an MA and the PhD from Washington State University.

    Attorney Gery T. Nietupski

    Adjunct Professor, Dahlkemper School of Business

    Atty. Nietupski is an adjunct instructor in the Dahlkemper School of Business. He earned a BSBA at John Carroll University and the JD from Duquesne University.