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

NewsDecember 3, 2019
Time to apply: First-round application deadline for Fall 2020 entry is Dec. 15

The application deadline for early funding for the 2020–21 academic year at the LBJ School of Public Affairs is Dec. 15. Here's an overview of the LBJ School's programs and application requirements.

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NewsOctober 10, 2019
LBJ faculty talk future of public policy at 2019 NASPAA Conference

Several professors from the LBJ School of Public Affairs will lead conversations on innovations in public policy and emerging challenges involved in training students to build sustainable and inclusive democracies at the 2019 Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) Annual Conference. The conference, "Reconstructing Governance for the Next 50 Years," will take place in Los Angeles Oct. 16-19, 2019.

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October 3, 2019
Graduate Adviser Sherri Greenberg on what makes the MPAff program unique
LBJ Professor Sherri Greenberg (left) with Dean Angela Evans at the Under the Dome reception at the state capitol for LBJ School students and alumni on Feb. 5, 2019
LBJ Professor Sherri Greenberg (left) with Dean Angela Evans at the Under the Dome reception at the state capitol for
students and alumni on Feb. 5, 2019.
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