SPA Assistant Professor
Dr. Agustín León-MoretaAssistant Professor
Interim MPA Program Coordinator
Ph.D., Florida State University, FL
Office: SSCO 3006
Dr. Agustín León-Moreta received his BS in Economics from the Catholic University of Ecuador (his country of origin) and his Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Public Administration and Policy from the Askew School at Florida State University. A former public service practitioner, he has many years of experience in public sector administration. He is a former Fulbright Fellow and the recipient of awards such as the Florida State University Dissertation Research Grant and the Volcker Junior Scholar Award of the American Political Science Association (APSA). At UNM, he has received the University of New Mexico Teaching Fellowship and multiple University Research Allocation (RAC) Grants. His current research includes municipal government, local public finance, and functional responsibilities such as land and water resource management. Data sets from his research are publicly available on the University of Michigan’s ICPSR website.
2020. "Workforce Capacity in Municipal Government," with Vittoria Totaro, Public Administrative Review, https://doi.org/10.3886/E115968V3
- 2020. "Social Heterogeneity, Local Capacity, and Urban Parks: Evidence from US Cities," with Vittoria Totaro and David S. Dixon, Cities, https://doi.org/10.3886/E117390V1