Dr.McCue received his Ph.D. in Public Administration from Florida International University. Prior to earning his Ph.D., Dr. McCue served as finance director, budget director, and procurement manager for a number of local governments across the U.S. With a substantial background in governmental finance and budgeting, Dr. McCue conducts research and teaches a wide variety of courses in public budgeting, financial management, public policy, and public procurement. As an international consultant and regular presenter at professional conferences, Dr. McCue has focused his research on numerous aspects of public procurement. His current research agenda examines the intersection of professionalization and public administration, including examination of the social and institutional barriers to enhancing accountability, sustainability, and good governance in public procurement. Dr. McCue is recognized as one of the world’s leading authorities on public procurement, and has received a number of national and international awards for his work in the field.