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Akhlaque Haque, Ph.D.

Executive Member
Akhlaque Haque is Associate Professor of Government and Director of Graduate Studies in Public Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).  Dr. Haque received Bachelor of Social Science in Economics (Honors) from the University of Dhaka and MA in Economics and PhD in Urban and Public Affairs from Cleveland State University, Ohio.  His research interests are in the areas of administrative theory and behavior; electronic government and geographic information systems; public health and the urban population.  He is published widely in peer reviewed publications some of which appear in the Public Administration Review, Administration and Society, Social Science Computer Review, Public Administration Quarterly, International Journal of Public Administration; Journal of Ethics and Technology, Journal of Rural Health, Public Health  Registry, Journal of Urban Technology, Annals of Epidemiology, Journal of Management History, Public Personnel Management.  He is currently working on a book tentatively titled “End of Surveillance: Public Administration in the Information Age” (under contract with University of Alabama Press, 2012).
Dr. Haque's work in the area of GIS has been profiled in national and international media.  As a member of a national expert panel he was invited for congressional briefing in Capitol Hill on the "Use of GIS in Local Government."  He has served/serving in editorial boards of national and international journals.  He has served as commission member of the National Council on Peer Review and Accreditation (COPRA) -- accreditation arm of  NASPAA; and in the executive council of Pi Alpha Alpha (PAA), the national honor society for public administration graduate students.
Dr. Haque is the co-founder of the Complexity and Systems Study (CSS) section of the American Society of Public Administration (ASPA).
Associate Professor
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Department of Government │ MPA Program
1401 University Blvd, Birmingham
AL 35294-1152
Office Phone: (205)-934-4653
Fax: (205)-975-5712