Efraim Ben-Zadok, Ph.D.


School of Public Administration

Florida Atlantic University
Social Sciences Building, Room SO 202
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991



Efraim Ben-Zadok, Professor of Public Administration, has published numerous journal articles and book chapters. His publications cover urban, regional, and national policies in the United States and other countries. Dr. Ben-Zadok’s research and teaching interests include: policy analysis; public policy implementation, evaluation, and learning; comparative public policy; urban and regional policy and planning; environmental growth management; and sustainable development.

Dr. Ben-Zadok served as John M. DeGrove Eminent Scholar in Growth Management and Development, Co-Director of the Florida-Israel Institute, chair/member of the college/university Promotion and Tenure Committee, and Director of the PhD Program for the School of Public Administration.

Professor Ben-Zadok held full-time faculty positions at Tel Aviv University, State University of New York, and Florida Atlantic University. He held visiting faculty positions at the State University of New York and the University of Amsterdam. Ben-Zadok received M.P.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University.