Dr. Shawn Flanigan

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School of Public Affairs
Office: AH 4106
Phone: 619-594-4339

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Shawn Flanigan is a Professor in the School of Public Affairs at San Diego State University. Dr. Flanigan received her Ph.D. in Public Administration and Policy from the University at Albany-SUNY. She completed her B.A. in Latin American Studies and her Master of Public Administration at the University of New Mexico. Professor Flanigan teaches courses on public policy and nonprofit organizations, among others. Her research focuses on service-seeking behavior of minorities, low-income populations, and other marginalized groups. She also examines the ways in which these needs are met by nonprofit/ non-state organizations and innovative public programs in less economically developed countries and in the United States. Professor Flanigan has conducted field research in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Lebanon, Germany, Romania, Sri Lanka and the United States. Her current research focuses on the health and human service needs of individuals experiencing housing insecurity and homelessness. You can see her most recent research at www.shawntflanigan.com (see link below).

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