Team Leader: Organizational Development, Governance and Training
Greg Kuhn, Ph.D., is the director of the Center for Governmental Studies at NIU. He has over 35 years of combined experience in government administration, consulting and academics. In addition to serving at CGS for good portions of his career, Greg has also served in city management assignments as Village Manager in Clarendon Hills and Assistant to the Manager in Skokie, both Illinois communities in the Chicago area. Greg has also provided services to governments on a consulting basis as Director of Local Government Management Services at Sikich, LLP, Managing Vice-President of the PAR Group, and Senior Associate in Governmental Services at Korn-Ferry International.
Greg specializes in organizational development, design and training, strategic planning, leadership, urban management and public policy formulation. He serves as a lecturer/adjunct faculty member in NIU's Department of Public Administration and Northwestern University's Graduate Program in Public Policy and Public Administration. Greg earned a B.A. in political science from Marquette University and an M.P.A. and a Ph.D. in public administration and political science from Northern Illinois University.