Greenberg, Sherri | LBJ School of Public Affairs | The University of Texas at Austin
Education
  • 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

Newsworthy

Media MentionMay 14, 2018
Higher voter turnout expected in runoff election

Early voting in the runoff election begins Monday. The Democratic candidate for governor along with seven district House seats will be decided by Central Texans. Sherri Greenberg weighs in. 

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Media MentionMay 14, 2018
Experts say your vote carries more weight in low-turnout Texas runoffs

As early voting begins for Texas' primary runoff, the challenge for candidates leads off with piquing enough interest for registered voters to convince them to head to the polls. Former State Rep. Sherri Greenberg, now a clinical professor at UT Austin's LBJ School of Public Affairs, argues it's up to the candidates themselves to compel voters of all types to the polls.

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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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