Greenberg, Sherri | LBJ School of Public Affairs | The University of Texas at Austin
  • M.S. in Public Administration and Policy, London School of Economics
  • B.A. in Government, The University of Texas at Austin
Teaching Areas
  • Finance, Management and Leadership (including non-profits)
  • Social Policy
  • Information and Technology Policy

Sherri R. Greenberg is a clinical professor and Fellow of the Max Sherman Chair in State and Local Government at the LBJ School. Also, she is a senior adviser to Austin Mayor Steve Adler. Greenberg served for 10 years as a member of the Texas House of Representatives, completing her final term in January 2001. She chaired the House Pensions and Investments Committee and the Select Committee on Teacher Health Insurance. She served for two terms on the House Appropriations Committee, and she served on the Appropriations Committee’s Education and Major Information Systems subcommittees. As a public finance professional, Greenberg served as the manager of capital finance for the City of Austin from 1985 to 1989, overseeing the city’s debt management, capital budgeting and capital improvement programs. Prior to that she was a public finance officer at Standard & Poor’s in New York, where she analyzed and assigned bond ratings to public projects across the country. Professor Greenberg received an M.Sc. in public administration and public policy from the London School of Economics and a B.A. in government from The University of Texas at Austin. Her current teaching and research interests are housing, transit, health care, finance, innovation and engagement.

Media Expertise
  • Electronic government
  • State and national campaign politics
  • Campaigns
  • Elections
  • Local Government
  • Public finance
  • State & National Campaign Politics
  • Texas State Government


NewsMarch 29, 2018
LBJ School Faculty and Students Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Fair Housing Act Throughout April

(Above) President Lyndon B. Johnson signs into law the Fair Housing Act of 1968

Austin, Texas (March 29, 2018) – April 11 marks the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson signing the Fair Housing Act of 1968. Intended as a follow up to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination because of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability and the presence of children.

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Media MentionMarch 6, 2018
Texas Democrats showing up at the polls in big numbers

In Travis County, 83,510 votes were cast, which amounts to 11.36 percent of registered voters. When broken down by party, 62,152 Democrats voted compared to 21,349 Republicans.

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Media MentionMarch 6, 2018
Democrats Lupe Valdez, Andrew White to clash in runoff primary for a shot at Texas Gov. Greg Abbott

Former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez on Tuesday cruised into a Democratic runoff for governor against Houston investor Andrew White. LBJ Professor Sherri Greenberg weighs in. 

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