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C. Washington

Adjunct Instructor Department of Public Administration and Policy

C. Patrick Washington is currently a Senior Program Analyst at the Small Business Administration, Office of Inspector General, and previously worked at the Government Accountability Office (GAO). He is also a doctoral candidate in the Center for Public Administration and Policy at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Patrick’s research interests include budgeting and financial management, federal improper payments, accountability, public management, and public administration. Prior to public service, Patrick worked for several years in the private sector, specializing in business strategy, pricing and cost analysis, database administration, and graphic communications. He has taught courses in budgeting, public personnel administration, policy analysis, American government, and computer applications at George Mason University, Virginia Tech, and Ferrum College. He is a Board Member of the American Association for Budget and Program Analysis (AABPA), and also a member of the Association of Government Accountants (AGA), and the American Society for Public Administrators (ASPA).


MPA, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; MBA, Mercer University, Atlanta; BS, Georgia Southern University

Book Currently Reading
American Creation: Triumphs and Tragedies At the Founding of the Republic
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