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School of Public Affairs


Todd Ely, Assistant Professor

Todd Ely

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

Curriculum Vitae​


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. | 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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