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 of Public Affairs, and she is the graduate adviser for the LBJ School Master of Public Affairs Program. Greenberg is vice-chairperson of the Board of Managers of Central Health, a member of the City of Austin Regional Affordability Committee, and a member of the UT Opportunity Forum Steering Committee. She serves on the Texas.Gov Steering Committee, the Austin CityUp Board of Directors, the Austin Forum on Technology & Society Advisory Board, and the City of Austin General Obligation Housing Bond Review Committee. Additionally, she has served as a senior adviser to Austin Mayor Steve Adler. Greenberg was a Texas state representative from 1991 to 2001, and she chaired the House Pensions and Investments Committee and the Select Committee on Teacher Health Insurance. She also served on the House Appropriations, Economic Development, Elections, and Science and Technology Committees. Previously, Greenberg was the City of Austin capital finance manager, and a public finance officer at Standard & Poor’s. Greenberg holds an MSc in Public Administration and Policy from the London School of Economics. Her teaching and research interests include: technology policy, urban and state issues, public engagement, housing, transportation, health care, public finance, and campaigns and elections. Her recent publications are “Housing + Social And Economic Mobility;” “Congress and Social Media: Beyond Facebook & Twitter;” “Using Innovation and Technology to Improve City Services;” “Austin Anchors & The Innovation Zone: Building Collaborative Capacity;” “Congressional Committees and Social Media;” and “Congress + Social Media.”

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

Newsworthy

NewsMarch 14, 2019
Application deadline: March 15 — find out what the LBJ School is like, how to apply, how to pay for it and more

The March 15 application deadline for the 2019-20 academic year at the LBJ School of Public Affairs is fast approaching. There is time to gather the materials to apply — here's an overview of the LBJ School's programs and application requirements.

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NewsMarch 4, 2019
LBJ School roundup at the Texas Legislature 2019

The 86th Texas Legislature runs from Jan. 8 to May 27. While lawmakers, including LBJ School alumni, debate bills and bring policy to life, our students and faculty are working both behind the scenes and in front of the camera at the State Capitol. These LBJ School students, professors and researchers are delivering public testimony, informing politicians, reporting with the media and even interning in senators’ and representatives’ offices.

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Media MentionFebruary 13, 2019
Gov. Greg Abbott backs bill taking aim at San Antonio's paid sick time ordinance

"In a swipe at the paid sick time ordinance San Antonio passed last year, Gov. Greg Abbott has backed a bill in the Texas Legislature that would bar local governments from stipulating what types of benefits employers must offer" — illustrating the ongoing push and pull over the limits of local control, said LBJ School Professor and former state representative Sherri Greenberg

 

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