AGGREGATE PROFESSOR OF PUBLIC MANAGEMENT
Research areas: Collaborative Governance (network management and co-production), cutback management, strategic performance management, comparative public management reform, administrative capacity building and pubic sector reform in developing and transition countries.
Personal webpage: www.uniroma2.academia.edu/DenitaCepiku
Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Denita_Cepiku/publications
Denita Cepiku is aggregate professor in public management at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, where she teaches:
- Business administration
- Strategic management in the Public Sector
- Public & non profit management
- Global public management
- Research Methods course of the PhD programme in Public Management & Governance
Denita has been visiting professor at the York University (European Union Centre of Excellence), Toronto, Canada, in 2011.
Her main research interests are in the areas of collaborative governance (network management and co-production), cutback management, strategic performance management, comparative public management reform, administrative capacity building and public sector reform in developing and transition countries.
Her publications have appeared in academic journals such as Public Management Review, Public Administration and Development, Public Money & Management, International Review of Administrative Sciences, International Journal of Public Administration, International Public Management Review, International Journal of Public Sector Management, Journal of Management and Governance, Croatian and Comparative Public Administration, South Asian Water Studies, Transylvanian Review of Administrative Sciences.
She is board member of the International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM), of which she has chaired and hosted the 2012 conference in Rome. She is chair of the European Academy of Management (EURAM) Strategic interest group on Public Management.
Denita has been nominated member of the OECD Associate Group on the Observatory of Public Sector Innovation in 2012.
She is member of the editorial committees of two academic journals: the International Journal on Public Sector Performance Management (IJPSPM) and of the Mecosan (Health Management & Economics, published by the University Bocconi under the auspices of the Italian Ministry of Health).
She has participated and coordinated international cooperation projects for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the Swiss Development Cooperation, the Swedish Research Council, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Department of Public Administration, among others.
Denita holds a PhD in Public Management and Governance and a M.Phil. in Public Management.