- Henrik Minassians
Office Location: SH 208
Office phone: (818) 677-5115
Ph.D. from the Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, State University of New York, Albany, 2002.
Selected Publications and Presentations
Before coming to CSUN, Dr. Minassians worked as a senior research associate for the Higher Education Program at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government at Albany, New York. Recent publications include: Performance Reporting: "Real" Accountability or Accountability "Lite" (2003); Reporting Higher Education Results: Missing Links in the Performance Chain (published by Jossey-Bass, 2002); State Performance Reporting Indicators What Do They Indicate? (Planning for Higher Education, 2002); Performance Reporting: The "No Cost" Accountability Program, (2002); Linking State Resources to Campus Results: From Fad to Trend, (2001); Performance Funding and Budgeting: An Emerging Merger? (2000); and Myths and Illusions: The Media and AIDS Policy (with Stella Theodoulou, 1996). Dr. Minassians is currently working on an article investigating the effectiveness and use of performance measurement indicators in public social service agencies.
Research and Interests
Dr. Minassians’ teaching and research interests include American politics, public policy and administration with an emphasis on implementation and evaluation issues in different policy domains. His applied research has focused on accountability programs in higher education and the effectiveness of indicators used for performance measurement. Dr. Minassians has written on the implementation of public programs in higher education and in healthcare arena.