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Anna A. Filipova, Ph.D.

Department Chair & MPA Program Coordinator

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Associate Professor

 Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. in Public Administration, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Master of Arts in Leadership in Public Administration, Saginaw Valley State University, Saginaw, Michigan
  • Master of Arts in English Philology, St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria

Awards and Honors

  • 2014 Edward M. Penson Faculty Award; UW Oshkosh.
  • 2012-2013 Wisconsin Teaching Fellow; UW System OPID.
  • 2010 Outstanding Reviewer Award; Academy of Management.
  • 2008 Phi Kappa Phi; WMU Phi Kappa Phi Chapter, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
  • 2005 Pi Alpha Alpha; WMU Pi Alpha Alpha Chapter, The Global Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration.
  • 2004 National Science Foundation Research Ethics Fellow; Western Michigan University.
  • Research Grant Awards (see VITA).

Academic Appointments

  • At University of Wisconsin Oshkosh since 2009.
  • Assistant Professor, Western Michigan University, 2007-2009.
  • Assistant Professor, Air Force Academy, Bulgaria, 1994-2000.

Professional Service

  • Chair (as of 2015), Board of Directors of Evergreen Village, Inc., Evergreen Retirement Community, 2009-Present.
  • Member, Oshkosh Consortium Funding Committee, Oshkosh Area United Way, 2009-Present.
  • Member, Allocations and Community Investment Committee, Oshkosh Area United Way, 2011-Present.
  • Member, Northeast Wisconsin Rural Health Coalition, Green Bay, 2009-Present.
  • Member, Community Health Connections' Northeast Regional Research Council, UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, 2011-2014.

Courses Taught

  • MPA 723 Organizational Theory and Practice
  • MPA 742 Human Resources Management in the Public Sector
  • MPA 729 Health Care Organization and Management
  • MPA 762 Health Care Administration Law
  • MPA 773 Health Care Policy
  • MPA 750 Strategic Planning
  • MPA 790 Field Project
  • MPA 792 Thesis 
  • PUB ADM  221 Introduction to Public Administration
  • PUB ADM 362 Public Personnel 
  • PUB ADM 364 Administrative Leadership and Behavior 

Research Areas

  • Ethical Climates and Organizational Support in Health Care Organizations
  • Health Information Technology and Exchange
  • Health Professional Attitudinal and Behavioral Outcomes
  • Health Professional Recruitment and Retention
  • Improving the Quality of Health Professional-Patient Relationship 

Additional Information 

Contact Information

  • Office: Clow Faculty Bld 420
  • Phone: (920) 424-0037
  • Fax: (920) 424-2319
  • Email:
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