Kyle Farmbry is Director of Undergraduate Programs and faculty member in the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers University. He teaches graduate courses in Public Administration, Administrative and Organizational Behavior, Nonprofit Management, and Comparative International Public Administration. Prior to joining the faculty of Rutgers, Farmbry taught at The University of Texas at San Antonio, at San Diego State University, and at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has also been a visiting lecturer at the University of Gdansk in Gdansk, Poland, Benxi University in Benxi, China, and in Orastie, Romania.
Farmbry’s research interests are in the areas of intersectoral dynamics, private and independent sector entrepreneurial development, the roles of the public, private, and nonprofit sectors in facilitating minority enterprise development, and the role of community voice in public administration. He has presented his research throughout the United States, as well as in Australia, The United Kingdom, Sweden, The Netherlands, and South Africa. In 2009 he was selected as a Fulbright New Century Scholar. In this role, he examined factors of youth entrepreneurial and civic engagement in South Africa. In 2005 he was awarded the William Diaz Research Fellowship from the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council.
Farmbry received a Ph.D. in Public Administration, an MS in Urban Development, and a BA degree in International Affairs from George Washington University in Washington, DC. He is expected to receive a JD degree from Rutgers University Law School in 2013.