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Chris Stream

Director of the School of Public Policy and Leadership
Department(s): Public Policy and Leadership
Office: GUA 3107
Mail Code: 4030
Phone: 702-806-9067
Email: chris.stream@unlv.edu


Christopher Stream is director of the School of Public Policy and Leadership at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). He conducts research on issues of local government and public policy. His research has appeared in a variety of journals, including Public Administration Review, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Political Research Quarterly, International Journal of Economic Development and State and Local Government Review.

Over the past 15 years, Stream has served as a policy consultant for a variety of government and nonprofit organizations. He has worked with state/local governments and community organizations to evaluate and improve policies and programs. Currently he directs the Masters of Public Administration projects in which he and a team of MPA students conduct yearlong evaluation studies for local governments and nonprofit organizations in Clark County, Nevada.


  • Ph.D., Public Administration & Policy - Florida State University, 1997

Areas of Expertise

  • State and local government, Local government management, Public sector leadership, Public policy

Unmanned Aerial Systems Expertise

  • Policy