Ty Dooley, Assistant Professor

Dr. Ty Dooley

Assistant Professor, MPA Coordinator (MPA Core Faculty)

122 McCord Hall
Office Hours
By Appointment

Classes Taught

  • PADM 7661: Contemporary Perspectives

About Dr. Dooley

Dr. Ty Price Dooley is an Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator for the Master's Program in Public and Nonprofit Administration at the University of Memphis. Dr. Dooley received his Ph.D. in Public Policy from the University of Arkansas and was a Center for Online Learning Research and Service Faculty Fellow, a former Southern Regional Education Board Doctoral Fellow, and a Benjamin Lever Doctoral Fellow. His research interests focus on areas related to education policy, at-risk populations, and human capital development. Dr. Dooley's research has been featured in the Journal of Youth & Society, e-mentor and the London School of Economics Public Policy Blog. He is an active member of the American Society for Public Administration; the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, and the American Political Science Association. Dr. Dooley has designed and developed community engagement symposiums and has appeared, as a political analyst, on the Arkansas Education Television Network's Arkansas Week and Minority Matters.

Prior to being named an Assistant Professor at the University of Memphis, Dr. Dooley served on the faculty at the University of Illinois Springfield and at the University of Central Arkansas. Additionally, he has taught state politics at the University of Texas at Dallas. He has served on various academic committees and has taken part in the development of new academic programs.

Dr. Dooley enjoys spending time with his wife Tess and his son, David.