Van Ryzin, Greg G.

Greg G. Van Ryzin is associate professor in the School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey. He is an expert on surveys and methodology, and conducts empirical research on a range of topics, including housing and community development, citizen satisfaction with urban services, nonprofit organizations, performance measurement and evaluation, and comparative public opinion about government policy and institutions. Prof. Van Ryzin is widely published in scholarly journals in public administration, policy analysis, and urban affairs and is author (with Dahlia K. Remler) of Research Methods in Practice (SAGE 2011).

Prior to joining the Rutgers faculty, Prof. Van Ryzin was at the School of Public Affairs, Baruch College / The City University of New York, where he served for eight years as the faculty director of the Baruch Survey Research Unit. Prior to becoming an academic, he had a post-doctoral professional career in evaluation and survey research in Washington, DC. Professor Van Ryzin received his Ph.D. in psychology from the City University of New York in 1991 and his BA in geography from Columbia University in 1985.

Curriculum Vitae and List of Publications


  • Article: “The Curious Case of the Post-9-11 Boost in Government Job Satisfaction.” The American Review of Public Administration Vol. 44 No. 1 (2014).
  • Article: Lavena, Cecilia F., Norma Riccucci, and Van Ryzin Gregg G. “Representative Bureaucracy in Policing: Does It Increase Perceived Legitimacy?” Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory Vol. 24 No. 3 (2014).
  • Article: “An Experimental Test of the Expectancy-Disconfirmation Theory of Citizen Satisfaction,” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management Vol. 32 No. 3 (2013).
  • Article: Lavena, Cecelia and Gregg G. Van Ryzin. “The Credibility of Government Performance Reporting: An Experimental Study.” Public Performance and Management Review (2013).
  • Article: Bovaird, Tony, Elke Löffler, Salvador Parrado, and Gregg G. Van Ryzin. “Correlates of Co-Production: Evidence from a Five-Nation Survey of Citizens,” International Public Management Journal Vol. 16 No. 1 (2013).
  • Article: Kim, Mirae and Gregg G. Van Ryzin. “Government Funding and the Willingness to Donate to Arts Organizations: Results of a Survey Experiment.” Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly (2013).
  • Article: Charbonneau, Étienne and Gregg G. Van Ryzin. “Referents and Citizen Judgments of Government Performance: Findings from an Experiment with an Online Panel.” Public Management Review (2013).
  • Article: Sanz-Menéndez, Luiz and Gregg G. Van Ryzin. “Economic Crisis and Public Attitudes Toward Science: A Study of Regional Differences in Spain. Public Understanding of Science (2013).
Faculty Type: 
School of Public Affairs and Administration
English, Spanish
United States, Spain, the European Union
Associate Professor of Public Affairs and Administration
Ph.D., City University of New York
(973) 353-3985
Office Location: 
Center for Urban and Public Service
Areas of Specialization: 
program evaluation, global public opinion, trust/confidence in institutions, survey research, research methods and statistics

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