Behrooz Kalantari

Behrooz Kalantari

Title: Full Professor
Department: Political Science and Public Affairs, Graduate Studies
Discipline: Political Science
Office: Social Sciences Building Rm. 215
Phone: 912.358.3215
Fax: 912.358.3716


Dr. Behrooz Kalantari received his Ph.D. in1990 from Southern Illinois University at Crabondale, Illinois in political science with concentration in public administration. His Master's degree as well as his B.A. both have been in Public Management as well. He has taught a variety of courses mostly in the master of public administration programs at several universities before joining the MPA program at SSU.

Research Interests

Organizational Efficiency, Organizational Corruption, Performance Evaluation.


PhD, Political Science - Southern Illinois University
MPA, Public Affairs - Southern Illinois University
BA, Public Management - Avila University
In Progress/Incomplete, Business Administration - University of Dallas
BA, Business - Tehran Business Collge

Awards & Honors

Name: outstanding liaison award
Organization: UGA
Date: 1/1/2014

Name: Outsatnding Alternative Dispute Resolution Liaison
Organization: Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia
Date: 1/1/2014
Every year the Board of Regents of the University System awards one outsatndings to the best Alternative Dispute Resolution Liaison among thirty-five universities in the system. I was honored to received this award in in 2008.

Name: Teaching and Learning Grant
Organization: SSU
Date: 5/1/2004
This was a mini-grant I received for conducting a research related to teaching on campus.

Name: Teaching and Learning Grant award
Organization: SSU
Date: 4/1/2001
This was a mini-grant award I received for participating in a teaching experiment at SSU.

Name: ERDA
Organization: SSU
Date: 10/1/1999
ERDA Travel Award (1999), SSU

Name: Travel Award
Organization: Board of Regents
Date: 7/1/1998
Chancellor’s Award to Participate in the University System of Georgia Faculty Development Seminar (South Africa, Summer, 1998).

Name: ERDA
Organization: SSU
Date: 10/1/1997
ERDA Travel Award (1997), SSU

Name: Dean's Scholarship
Organization: Southern Illinois University
Date: 8/1/1988
Dean's Scholarship. (1985 - 1988). Southern Illinois University, Carbondale Illinois.


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