School of Public Policy lecturer Obed Pasha has two forthcoming publications: “Exploring the Change in Performance Management Practices in the Transit Industry under Turbulence,” in the Public Performance & Management Review and “The Impact of Performance-Based Grants Management on a National Public Health Program,” in the American Review of Public Administration.
The publications draw on Pasha's expertise in evaluation and performance management, an iterative process in organizations and agencies designed to enhance employee effectiveness and productivity.
Pasha joined the UMass School of Public Policy in 2014. He teaches courses in public and nonprofit management as well as policy implementation and design and program evaluation. He earned his Ph.D. in public policy from Georgia State University and Georgia Institute of Technology. The Andrew Young School of Public Studies honored him with its Excellence in Teaching Award.
Pasha was also honored in 2011 with the Howard G. and S. Louise Phanstiel Award for the best paper in public management at the Public Management Research Association Annual Conference.