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Bonnie Stabile

Research Assistant Professor; Director, Masters of Public Policy Program


Bonnie Stabile is a Research Assistant Professor in the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University, where she is currently the Director of the Master of Public Policy (MPP) program. She teaches courses in policy analysis, policy and program evaluation, and ethics in the Schar School's master's programs in public policy, public administration, and biodefense. She also oversees the Gender and Policy (GAP) Initiative at the Schar School.

Professor Stabile serves as Co-Editor of World Medical & Health Policy, a peer reviewed academic journal published by Wiley-Blackwell, and has served as a manuscript reviewer for other journals including the Review of Policy Research and the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law.

Professor Stabile’s research interests include the ethical and policy dilemmas posed by the use of advanced technologies at the beginning and end of life; and the potential of policy analysis and program evaluation to improve policy outcomes.

Professor Stabile’s federal government work experience includes acting as Installation Coordinator of a U.S. Army post in Amberg, Germany, and as a Program Analyst for the Federal Home Loan Bank Board. From 1989-1993 she was Program Coordinator of the Senior Managers in Government Program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Areas of Research:

  • Gender
  • Health Policy
  • Policy Analysis
  • Program Evaluation
  • Bioethics
  • Ethics in Public Policy