Brandi Blessett, Ph.D.

brandi.blessett@uc.edu

University of Cincinnati

Country: United States (Ohio)

About Me:

Brandi Blessett is an associate professor and Director of the Masters of Public Administration program at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Blessett’s research focuses on administrative responsibility, disenfranchisement, and social equity. Her research interests offer insight regarding the effects of institutional injustice and their implications for underrepresented communities. Much of her recent work acknowledges the disproportionate effects the criminal legal system have on people of color. Dr. Blessett’s research agenda advocates for ethical practices, professional standards, and accountability measures to promote equity, justice, and fairness to all factions of U.S. society.

Research Interests

Public Administration

Public Policy

LGBTQIA Politics

Urban Politics

Bureaucracy

Specific Areas of Interest

Administrative Discretion

Social Justice

Community Engagement

Countries of Interest

South Africa

Cuba

Puerto Rico

Haiti