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Marcus D. Ingle, B.A., M.P.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Director of Global Initiatives for the Executive Leadership Institute (ELI), Hatfield School of Government

Contact Information
Office: URBN 670 F
Telephone: 503.725.8202


Professor Ingle earned his B.A. from University of California, Riverside, his MPA from the University of Washington, his M. Phil from Syracuse University, and his Ph.D. from Syracuse University in 1977. He has more than 30 years of international public service experience in more than 80 countries. His career spans local to multi-national assignments in the government, nonprofit and corporate sectors. He has worked for the U.S. Agency for International Development, The World Bank Group and the University of Maryland. From 1997 to 2003 he worked with Booz Allen Hamilton, the worldwide strategy and technology consulting firm, in Colombia, Vietnam, Hungary and the Balkans. Professor Ingle is the Director of Global Initiatives for the Executive Leadership Institute at PSU. He is also the lead for the Master of Public Administration (MPA) Specialization in Global Leadership and Management. Dr. Ingle was recently appointed as interim director of the Hatfield School’s new Center for Public Service (CPS).

Research Focus

  • Institutional Sustainability
  • Shared-Power Leadership and Management for Sustainable Prosperity in the 21st Century Context
  • Project and Program management
  • Public Policy Implementation
  • Internationalization of Higher Education

Community Engagements/Service

  • Community Based Environmental Management in Vietnam
  • Community Based Service Learning in Educational Institutions in Vietnam
  • Chinese Urban Sustainability and Land Use Innovations
  • Institutional and Change Management in Ministry of Finance, Vietnam

Publications & Awards

  • Project Management Toolkit for Japanese Municipal Officers
  • The Logical Framework Approach for Program and Project Management
  • Sustainability of Projects: Concepts and Guidelines