Manfred F. Meine, Professor
Dr. Meine holds the academic rank of professor and is a member of the TROY Public Administration graduate faculty. He has served TROY for more than 19 years in a number of roles including eight years as the Regional Director of TROY's former Florida Region from which he resigned in 2007 to return to full time teaching. Dr. Meine also previously served as the Department Chair for Public Administration and as the Academic Director of TROY's Atlantic Region.
Dr. Meine's college and university level teaching spans more than thirty years. Prior to pursuing an academic career, as a graduate of the FBI National Academy, Dr. Meine served as a Special Agent for a Defense Department Criminal Investigative Organization where he managed various investigative units throughout the world. His previous professional positions also include: Supervising personal security for two Secretaries of Defense, personnel management at Federal Departmental Level, training consultant and trainer for New York City, New York State and New Jersey Social Service agencies and several investigative operations and training policy positions.
Dr. Meine's education includes a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha; a Master of Arts Degree from John Jay College, City University of New York; and a Ph.D. in Public Administration from Golden Gate University in San Francisco.
Dr. Meine is a former President of the Florida Advisory Council on Military Education (ACME), is a past executive board member and treasurer of the National Association of Institutions for Military Educational Services (NAIMES) and he is active in the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) where he is a past treasurer and a current member of the Executive Committee of ASPA's Ethics Section. Dr. Meine actively participates in academic and professional conferences, and he is active in his community. He has presented extensively in the international arena throughout Europe, and he has been a member of official ASPA delegations presenting at international conferences in Chengdu and Xiamen, China, and in Moscow, Russia. Dr. Meine's research and publication efforts focus on public sector ethics, teaching ethics, public budgeting and online education. Dr. Meine teaches at the graduate level online and in the classroom and has taught at the undergraduate level in the classroom and online. Dr. Meine and his wife Rita have three children, all current or retired military officers, and seven grandchildren ranging in age from 6 to 23.
Last Updated: 09/08/2015