Professor and Dan E. Sweat Distinguished Chair in Educational and Community Policy, Georgia State University
Ross Rubenstein is Professor and Dan E. Sweat Distinguished Chair in Educational and Community Policy in the Department of Public Management and Policy in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. He was previously Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs in the Maxwell School at Syracuse University, where he served as Associate Dean and Chair of the Department of Public Administration and International Affairs from 2011-2015. Before moving to the Maxwell School, Professor Rubenstein was on the Andrew Young School faculty from 1997-2003. His research focuses on public finance and education policy, including funding equity and adequacy in education, merit and place-based college scholarship programs, and budgeting and resource allocation in school districts. Professor Rubenstein has received a number of awards for his research and teaching and his work has been funded by organizations including the U.S. Department of Education Institute for Education Sciences, the American Education Research Association, the Lumina Foundation and the Russell Sage Foundation. He is on the editorial boards of the journals Education Finance and Policy and Public Budgeting and Finance. In 2012, Professor Rubenstein was elected a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.