Odd Stalebrink, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Public Administration, School of Public Affairs
Professor-in-Charge, Certificate Program in Public Budgeting and Financial Management
Public Administration MPA Graduate Faculty
Public Administration PhD Graduate Faculty
Health Administration Graduate Faculty
Office Phone: +1 717 948 6319
Office Location: Olmsted Building, W159
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Odd J. Stalebrink is an associate professor of public administration at the School of Public Affairs at the Pennsylvania State University. His research and teaching specialization is in the area of public budgeting and financial management. His scholarly work has appeared in numerous peer reviewed journals including but not limited to Financial Accountability and Management, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Journal of Public Budgeting Accounting and Financial Management, The Accounting Forum, American Review of Public Administration, Transportation Research A: Policy and Practice, International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management, and the Journal of Public Budgeting and Finance. He is a member in the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management (ABFM); the National Tax Association (NTA); the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM); and the European Accounting Association (EAA). He holds a Ph.D. in public policy from the School of Public Policy, George Mason University, Va., and masters and bachelor degrees in business administration from Jönköping International Business School (JIBS), Sweden.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Public Administration (ASPA)
  • Association for Budgeting and Financial Management (ABFM)
  • The National Tax Association (NTA)
  • The Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM)
  • The European Accounting Association (EAA)

Dr. Stalebrink has continued his research on pension reform at the state level. He has periodically traveled to Arlington, Virginia to meet with other scholars and administrators concerned with the topic of pension reform. 


Research Interests
Governmental Accounting
Performance Budgeting
Investment Administration
Entrepreneurship and Regional Economic Development