• 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


Media MentionJanuary 31, 2017
Governor Greg Abbott to Deliver His State of the State Address Tuesday Morning

Sherri Greenberg weighs in on various agenda points to be covered by Governor Abbott in his State of the State Address.

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Media MentionJanuary 27, 2017
Abbott expands threat to cut funding to Travis County over ICE policy

Professor Sherri Greenberg comments on Governor Greg Abbott's threats to pull federal grant money from Travis County. 

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Media MentionJanuary 19, 2017
Texas Legislature deliberates bills

The 85th session of the Texas State Legislature will see the deliberation of more than 1,700 bills. LBJ School faculty member Sherri Greenberg talks about the likelihood that a bill will become a law.

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