School of Management, Boston, teaching in both the
master's in public administration (MPA) and master's in
business administration (MBA) programs. A political
scientist with an MA and PhD from Boston University,
Professor Burke teaches and researches leadership,
decisionmaking, and ethical strategies.
In 1989-90 she served as the Alice Tweed Tuohy
Visiting Professor of Government and Ethics at Claremont McKenna College. While at CMC, Professor Burke
and CMC student Amy Black wrote an article titled
"Improving Organizational Productivity." This work
appeared in the 1991 winter edition of Public Productivity
A former commissioner on the Massachusetts
Commission to Investigate Corruption and Maladministration in State and County Buildings, Professor
Burke contributed to current state laws covering the
development and management of public buildings and
executive accountability through the Office of the
Inspector General. Her textbook, Combating Corruption/
Encouraging Ethics (1990), has been adopted extensively. Her
present research focuses on applying ethical strategies
to improve U.S. productivity.
Join us at 7:00 at the Athenaeum to hear Fran Burke's
address, "Ethical Dilemmas in the Board Room." If you
wish to attend the reception at 5:30 and dinner at 6:00,
please fill out the reservation form.