Tina Nabatchi is the Joseph A. Strasser Endowed Professor in Public Administration and a professor of public administration and international affairs at the Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. She also is co-director of the Collaborative Governance Initiative at the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC). Her research, which focuses on citizen participation, collaborative governance, conflict resolution, and challenges in public administration, has been published in numerous journal articles, book chapters, monographs, and white papers. Dr. Nabatchi is also the lead editor of Democracy in Motion: Evaluating the Practice and Impact of Deliberative Civic Engagement (Oxford University Press, 2012), and the coauthor of Public Participation for 21st Century Democracy (Jossey-Bass, 2015) and Collaborative Governance Regimes (Georgetown University Press, 2015). Before joining the Maxwell School, Dr. Nabatchi was the research coordinator for the Indiana Conflict Resolution Institute at Indiana University-Bloomington, where she was responsible for various research projects involving alternative dispute resolution in the Department of Justice, US Postal Service, National Institutes of Health, Department of Agriculture, and US Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution, among other federal agencies.