Northern Illinois University, Department of Public Administration
School of Public & Global Affairs 1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.60115-2828DeKalbIL
Eric Zeemering is an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Administration in the School of Public and Global Affairs at Northern Illinois University. His research and teaching interests focus on public management, intergovernmental relations, and urban policy. He has conducted research on the adoption, oversight, and termination of municipal shared service agreements, publishing research in journals including The American Review of Public Administration, Public Administration Review, and State and Local Government Review. He also studies the implementation of sustainability plans in city government. Dr. Zeemering’s interest in local government led to his elected service on the city council in Rockford, Michigan (1999–2001), and appointed service on the Kent County Housing Commission (2003–2006), and the Daly City Parks and Recreation Commission (2009–2011). He received his PhD in political science from Indiana University in 2007 and his BA in political science from Aquinas College in 2001.