Dr. Charles E. Menifield, Ph.D, Dean Rutgers University
is Dean of the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers University–Newark. His research interests lie primarily in the areas of budgeting and financial management, public health and welfare, and minority politics. Other areas include public management information systems, education finance, and public administration education. He has two books on minority politics and two books on public budgeting and financial management. He is a fellow-elect in the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA).