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Sofia Prysmakova

Dr. Sofia Prysmakova

Assistant Professor, Public Administration, Kennesaw State University

Dr. Sofia Prysmakova is an Assistant Professor of Public Administration at Kennesaw State University. She earned a Ph.D. in Public Affairs from the University of Central Florida, where she continues to serve as a Visiting Professor of Community-Engaged Scholarship.


For almost ten years, she has been working on a wide range of domestic and international research projects that explore how public service delivery can be enhanced through the use of strategic partnerships and collaborative governance to assist vulnerable communities in times of crises, which include natural, manmade disasters and hybrid crises.


Dr. Prysmakova has co-authored several applied research reports for community partners and publications in the areas of collaborative governance, crisis and emergency management, forced migration, and anti-poverty programs, including a book Poor Participation: Fighting the Wars on Poverty and Impoverished Citizenship with Thomas Bryer.

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