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Anna A. Filipova, Ph.D.

Department Chair & Faculty

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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

  • 2017-2018 Wisconsin Teaching Scholar; UW System Office of Professional and Instructional Development.
  • 2016 Edward M. Penson Distinguished Teaching Award; UW Oshkosh.
  • 2014 Edward M. Penson Faculty Award; UW Oshkosh.
  • 2012-2013 Wisconsin Teaching Fellow; UW System Office of Professional and Instructional Development.
  • 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.

Academic Appointments

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

Administrative Appointments

  • Chair of Department of Public Administration, June 2015-June 2018.
  • Master of Public Administration Program Coordinator, June 2015-June 2018.

Community Service

  • Chair of the Board of Directors of Evergreen Village, Inc., Evergreen Retirement Community, Oshkosh since 2015.
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Evergreen Village, Inc., Evergreen Retirement Community, Oshkosh, 2010-2015.
  • Member of the Basic Needs Giving Partnership Grants Team, Oshkosh Area Community Foundation since 2015.
  • Member of the Oshkosh Funding Consortium Committee, City of Oshkosh and Oshkosh Area United Way since 2011.
  • Member of the Allocations and Community Investment Committee, Oshkosh Area United Way since 2009. 
  • Member of the Health and Education Grants Panels, Oshkosh Area United Way since 2013.

Courses Taught

Core MPA
  • MPA 715 Leadership and Ethics
  • MPA 723 Organizational Theory and Practice
  • MPA 742 Human Resources Management in the Public Sector
  • MPA 790 Field Project
  • MPA 792 Thesis 
Elective MPA
  • MPA 729 Health Care Organization and Management
  • MPA 750 Strategic Planning in Health Care Organizations
  • MPA 762 Health Care Administration Law
  • MPA 773 Health Care Policy
  • MPA 750 Strategic Planning in Public and Nonprofit Organizations
  • MPA 796 Independent Study 
Undergraduate PA
  • PUB ADM 221 Introduction to Public Administration
  • PUB ADM 362 Public Personnel 
  • PUB ADM 364 Administrative Leadership and Behavior 

Research Areas

  • Ethical Work Climates in Healthcare Organizations 
  • Bullying/Negative Acts in Healthcare Organizations 
  • Authentic Leadership and Organizational/Supervisory Support in Healthcare Organizations 
  • Health Information Technology & Exchange
  • Job Satisfaction, Commitment, Stress, Burnout & Turnover Intention of Health Professionals
  • Recruitment and Retention of Health Professionals
  • Direct-to-Consumer Drug Advertising and Quality of Provider-Patient Relationships
  • Leadership and Ethics Education Teaching Techniques
  • Student Motivation and Engagement in the MPA Classroom

Additional Information 

Contact Information 

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