University of Colorado Denver
School of Public Affairs
P.O. Box 173364 - Campus Box 142
Denver, CO 80217 - 3364
Phone: (303) 315 - 2152
Fax: (303) 315 - 2229
Todd L. Ely
is assistant professor in the School of Public Affairs at the University of
Colorado Denver and research affiliate with the Buechner Institute for
Governance. His research and teaching focus on the financing of state and local
public services, municipal debt, education finance and policy, and public and
nonprofit financial management. Todd’s research has been supported with grants
from the American Educational Research Association, Ford Foundation, Mile High
Connects, and Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB). Todd’s current
research examines access to capital by nonprofit organizations, including
charter schools and institutions of higher education. Recent publications can
be found in The American Review of Public
Administration, Public Administration
Review, Public Budgeting &
Finance, and Urban Affairs Review.
Todd received his undergraduate degree from Emory University, Master of Public
Administration (MPA) from the University of Arizona, and PhD from the Robert F.
Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University. He previously
worked in management consulting and university administration.