LBJ School faculty member Victoria Rodriguez

Ashbel Smith Professor Emeritus

Education:
Ph.D. in Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
M.A., University of Texas at El Paso
B.A., Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey
Teaching Areas:
Policy Process and Institutions
Social Policy

Victoria E. Rodríguez was vice provost and dean of graduate studies at The University of Texas at Austin from 2002 to 2012, and has served as director of the Ph.D. program at the LBJ School (2013–21). She taught courses in policy development, women in politics and public policy, and theory and philosophy of public policy.

Prior to joining UT Austin in 1991, Dr. Rodríguez held teaching positions at the University of California, San Diego and The University of Texas at El Paso. She was also a research associate at the University of Cambridge and served as a consultant for the World Bank. Her scholarly work has focused on decentralization, governance and democratization in Mexico. In addition to her publications on Mexican politics and public policy, Dr. Rodríguez is known for her work and pathbreaking research on women in Mexican politics. In 2001 Dr. Rodríguez received jointly with Professor Peter Ward the Ohtli Medal, the highest honor granted by the Mexican government outside Mexico.

Courses Taught
Spring 2021 - 60555 - PA 383C - Policy Development
Spring 2020 - 58250 - PA 383C - Policy Development
Spring 2020 - 58180 - PA 680PB - Policy Research Project
Fall 2020 - 58967 - PA 388K – Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Fall 2020 - 59165 - PA 392C - Theory and Philosophy of Public Policy I
Spring 2019 - 59905 - PA 680PB - Policy Research Project
Spring 2019 - 59965 - PA 383C - Policy Development
Fall 2019 - 59445 - PA 392C - Theory and Philosophy of Public Policy I
Fall 2019 - 59090 - PA 680PA - Policy Research Project
Spring 2018 - 60670 - PA 383C - Policy Development
Spring 2018 - 60780 - PA 388K – Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Fall 2018 - 60535 - PA 680PA - Policy Research Project
Fall 2018 - 60975 - PA 392C - Theories of Public Policy
Fall 2017 - 60785 - PA 383C – Policy Development
Fall 2017 - 61015 - PA 392C - Theories of Public Policy
Spring 2016 - 60389 - PA388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
Fall 2016 - 60600 - PA383C - Policy Development
Fall 2016 - 60855 - PA392C - Theory and Philosophy of Public Policy I
Fall 2016 - 60985 - PA198T - Supervised Teaching in Public Affairs
Fall 2015 - 59820 - PA383C - Policy Development
Fall 2015 - 60080 - PA392C - Theory and Philosophy of Public Policy I
Spring 2014 - 63335 - PA680PB - Policy Research Project
Spring 2014 - 63740 - PA095 - Public Affairs Colloquium
Spring 2014 - 63805 - PA198T - Supervised Teaching in Public Affairs
Spring 2014 - 63805 - PA198T - Supervised Teaching in Public Affairs
Fall 2014 - 62480 - PA383C - Policy Development
Fall 2014 - 62480 - PA383C - Policy Development
Fall 2014 - 62755 - PA392C - Theory and Philosophy of Public Policy I
Fall 2013 - 63450 - PA680PA - Policy Research Project
Fall 2013 - 63835 - PA095 - Public Affairs Colloquium
Contact Information
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Campus location:
SRH 3.228