Obed Qamar Pasha (Obed Pasha)
 Title: Assistant Professor
 Dept: Urban Studies
 Office: UR 318
 Phone: 216-687-2164
 Email: o.pasha@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. UR 318, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Performance management, public administration, criminal justice
Ph.D., Public Policy and Administration, Georgia State University and Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014
M.S., Project Management and Business Development, Skema Business School, France, 2010
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Mehran University of Engineering and Techonology, Pakistan, 2007
Brief Bio:
Obed pasha earned his joint PhD in Public Policy and Administration from Georgia Institute of Technology and Georgia State University in 2014. His research focuses on determining the impact of performance management reforms in criminal justice, healthcare, and public transportation. His doctoral dissertation looks at the effectiveness of several management best practices adopted by local police agencies in the U.S.
Honors and Awards:
Best Article Award for 2017 from Public Performance & Management Review. With Theodore H. Poister, Bradley E. Wright, & John C. Thomas. 2018

Online Teaching Fellow, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of    Massachusetts Amherst. 2015

Howard G. and S. Louise Phanstiel Award for Best Paper in Public Management, Public Management Research Association (PMRA) Annual Conference. With Theodore H. Poister and Lauren Hamilton Edwards. 2011
Research Interests:
Social justice
Public management
Organizational theory and behaviour
Performance management
Policy/Program evaluation
Teaching Areas:
Graduate Courses
Organizational Behavior
Research Design and Program Evaluation
Introduction to Statistical Methods

Undergraduate Courses
Research Methods
Professional Affiliations:
Academy of Management (AoM)
Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM)
Public Administration Theory Network (PATNet)
Public Management Research Association (PMRA)
American Society of Public Administration (ASPA)
Professional Service:
Panel Chair: Studying Performance Outcomes in Developing Countries,
Public Management Research Association Conference, Washington, D.C., 2017.

Panel Chair: Public Employee Motivations and Preferences,
Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Washington, D.C., 2016.

Panel Organizer: Evaluating Public Performance Management Systems in Diverse Contexts,
Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Washington, D.C., 2016.

Panel Chair: Framing Performance Assessments,
Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Miami, FL, 2015.