Hobby Center for Public Policy 
The University of Houston
306 McElhinney Hall
Houston, Texas 77204-5021

Phone: 713 743 3970
Fax: 713 743 3978


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FACULTY AND STAFF

 

Jim Granato, PhD

Jim Granato, PhD

Director, Hobby Center for Public Policy
Professor, Political Science, University of Houston

306 McElhinney Hall
713 743 3887
713 743 3978 fax
jgranato@uh.edu

Expertise: Policy Analysis, Macroeconomic Policy, Science Policy, Mathematical and Statistical Modeling

Contact Jim for interviews and public statements regarding the Hobby Center for Public Policy, including data analysis and research projects.


Renée Cross, MLA

Renée Cross, MLA

Associate Director, Hobby Center for Public Policy
Lecturer, Political Science, University of Houston

306 McElhinney Hall
713 743 3972
713 743 3978 fax
rcross@uh.edu

Expertise: Texas and Houston Politics, Politics & the Internet, Civic Engagement & Public Service

Contact Renée for interviews about local politics, and with questions regarding community and research projects.


Lauren Neely, JD

Lauren Neely, JD

Assistant Director, Business and Administration

306 McElhinney Hall
713 743 3975
713 743 3978 fax
lneely@central.uh.edu

Contact Lauren with questions about business operations including grants and contracts.

UH alumnus: BS, Psychology; JD


Maggie Manzano, MPA

Maggie Manzano, MPA

Program Manager

306 McElhinney Hall
713 743 4804
713 743 3978 fax
mmanzano@central.uh.edu

Contact Maggie for information about the Civic Houston Internship Program (CHIP), the Certified Public Manager Program (CPM), and community outreach.

BBA, Economics & International Business; MPA, Public Administration


Isaiah Warner

Isaiah Warner

Program Manager

306 McElhinney Hall
713 743 3942
713 743 3978 fax
inwarner@central.uh.edu

Contact Isaiah for information about the Civic Houston Internship Program (CHIP) and Hobby Fellows.

UH Alumnus: BA, Political Science


johanna-luttrellJohanna Luttrell, PhD

Post-Doctoral Visiting Scholar, Political Philosophy

320 McElhinney Hall & 510 Agnes Arnold Hall
713 743 3970
713 743 3978 fax

Contact Johanna for information about the Civitas program.

Expertise: Social and Political Philosophy, global poverty, the Capabilities Approach, human rights, urban development under globalization, global feminisms

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Survey Research Institute

Richard Murray, PhD

Richard Murray, PhD

Director, Survey Research Institute
Lanier Chair in Urban Public Policy, Political Science

404 PGH
713 743 3909
713 743 3927 fax
rmurray@uh.edu

Expertise: Public Opinion, Political Parties, Elections, Political Marketing, Texas Politics, Congress/Legislature

Contact Richard for interviews and public statements regarding the Hobby Center for Public Policy's polling operations.


Chris Mainka

Chris Mainka

Program Manager, Survey Research Institute

KUHF-KUHT Building, 3rd floor
713 743 1529
cmainka@uh.edu

Contact Chris about employment opportunities and administrative questions relating to the polling center.

UH alumnus: BS, Political Science

Survey Research Institute Assistants

Andrea Eckelman

KUHF-KUHT Building, 3rd floor

713 743 1529


Janis Gabriel

KUHF-KUHT Building, 3rd floor

713 743 1529