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A. Bryce HoflundA. Bryce Hoflund, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Date of Appointment: January 2009

Phone: (402) 554.4042
Fax: (402) 554.2682
Office: CB 113D

Primary Expertise

Health Care
Networks and Network Management


B.A., Political Science with a Minor in Public Administration, American University, 1992
M.P.A., Florida State University, 1996
Ph.D., Public Administration and Policy, Center for Public Administration and Policy, Virginia Tech, 2009

Courses taught

courses taught at UNO

PA and Democracy
Policy Analysis

courses taught at Virginia Tech and Elon University

Concepts and Approaches in Public Administration (VT, Graduate Course)
Regulatory Policy and Global Business Regulation (VT, Graduate Course, Co-instructor)
Public and Nonprofit Financial Management (VT, Graduate Course, Co-instructor)
Introduction to PA (VT and Elon University, Undergraduate Course)
Leadership in Public and Nonprofit Institutions (Elon University, Undergraduate Course)
Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation (Elon University, Undergraduate Course)

Professional Research

Professor Hoflund’s research focuses on networks, health care regulation, and network management and leadership. She has presented papers on her research at annual conferences held by the American Society for Public Administration, the Public Administration Theory Network, the Law and Society Association, and the Southeastern Conference on Public Administration. Professor Hoflund published an article in a March 2008 special issue of Regulation & Governance that explores some of the virtues and shortcomings of applying a democratic experimentalist approach to health care regulation. She also served as an editor on this special issue.

Professional Activities

Professor Hoflund is a member of the American Political Science Association (APSA), the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), Law and Society Association (LSA), and the Public Administration Theory Network (PAT-NET).


Hoflund, A. B., & Farquhar, M. B. (2008). Challenges of Democratic Experimentalism: A Case Study of the National Quality Forum in Health Care. Regulation and Governance 2, 121-135.

Trubek, L. G., Rees, J. V., Hoflund, A. B., Farquhar, M. B., & Heimer, C. (2008). Health Care and New Governance: The Quest for Effective Regulation. Regulation and Governance, 2, 1-8.

Hobbies & Interests

Travelling, Reading, Fine Cuisine, Cheese and Cheese Making, and Architecture, Decorating, and Interior Design