With a PhD. From the University of Missouri, McKinney focuses on public policy, public funding, and management. Not only has he worked with the City of Pittsburgh analyzing Tax and Expenditure options, he has also consulted for the Department of Health and Human Services.


Teaching and Research Areas

McKinney’s research is focused on these key areas:

  • Public budgeting
  • Public productivity
  • Public economics
  • Financial management
  • Total quality management
  • Public management
  • Policy analysis
  • Organization



Consultancies and Public Service

  • Main Advisor, City of Pittsburgh Tax and Expenditure Option, 2006-2007
  • Main Advisor, St. Paul Cathedral Committee on Race and Diversity