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School of Public Affairs


Benoy Jacob, Assistant Professor

Benoy Jacob

University of Colorado Denver
School of Public Affairs
P.O. Box 173364 - Campus Box 142
Denver, CO 80217 - 3364
Phone: (303) 315 - 2990

Curriculum Vitae​



Benoy Jacob is an Assistant Professor and the Director for the School’s Center for Local Government Research and Training.  Benoy also directs the School’s Certified Public Management Program. 

Benoy’s research focuses on the growth and governance of cities; in particular, issues of public finance, state and local relationships, and social diversity and equity.  His work has been featured in Urban Affairs Review, the National Tax Journal, and Public Administration Review.  Benoy also serves on the Executive Committee for ASPA’s Section on Intergovernmental Administration and Management, and the Executive Committee for the National Certified Public Management Association. 

Benoy’s work has been supported by the Rockefeller Foundation, the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, and ASPA’s Center for Accountability and Performance.  Recently, Benoy has also worked on applied research projects for the Denver Regional Council of Governments, and the Colorado Municipal League.

Prior to joining the School of Public Affairs, Benoy was an Assistant Professor of Politics and Policy at Claremont Graduate University’s School of Politics and Economics.

Benoy earned his PhD in Public Administration in 2008 from the University of Illinois – Chicago. While completing his PhD, he worked as a Summer Associate at RAND and was also awarded a Lincoln Institute of Land Policy dissertation fellowship. Benoy has also worked as a land-use planner for Rockland County, New York, and as a development consultant for a small consulting firm in the New York Metropolitan Area. | Physical Address: 1380 Lawrence St., Ste. 500  Denver, CO  80204 | Mailing Address: University of Colorado Denver, SPA, Campus Box 142, P.O. Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217-3364 | ph: 303.315.2228 | fax: 303.315.2229 | SPA Website Feedback

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