David Connelly

Faculty Member

Dr. David Connelly


Dr. David R. Connelly is the Associate Provost at Utah Valley University. He is a former faculty senate president and chair of the History and Political Science Department. His primary teaching interests are in public administration with specific interests in public management, leadership, performance measurement and survey research. David has worked extensively in economic and community development in rural areas while working for the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs (IIRA) for eight years and teaching at Western Illinois University. He has also worked developing and implementing information technology policy at the local, state and federal level while at the Center for Technology in Government (CTG) at the University at Albany. David has a Ph.D. from the University at Albany while his MPA is from Brigham Young University. His current research interests include public sector sustainability measures, rural policy, information technology applications for government and public management curriculum issues.


Ph D, University at Albany (SUNY-Albany), 2005

Major: Public Administration

Master of Public Administration (MPA), Brigham Young University, 1995

Major: Public Finance

BA, Brigham Young University, 1993

Major: History


POLS 3300

Introduction to Public Administration, Fall 2023


Independent Study, Summer 2023

EDUC 6460

Student Success and Development, Spring 2023