Genie Stowers

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Dr. Genie Stowers is a Professor in the Public Administration Program at San Francisco State. She served as the Associate Dean in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences.

Prior to SF State, Stowers was an Adjunct Professor of Public Affairs at Golden Gate University. Previous to her position in San Francisco she was the Assistant Professor to the Department of Political Science and Public Affairs at the University of Alabama at Birmingham as well as the Director of the Women's Studies Program.

Her research interests include information management and electronic government, policies and management of human service and non-profit organizations, urban policy and politics, and, policies and politics affecting women and ethnic/racial minorities.


  • Ph.D. Political Science, Florida State University, 1987.
    • Major Field: Public Policy
  • Master in Public Administration (M.P.A.), Florida Atlantic University/FAU-FIU Joint Center for Environmental and Urban Problems, 1980.
  • B.A. University of Florida, 1979.
    • Major: Interdisciplinary Urban Studies.
    • Minor: Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies.


  • Brewster, Larry and Stowers, Genie N.L. 2003. A Primer on California Politics (2nd Edition) . Wadsworth Press.
  • Brewster, Larry and Stowers, Genie N.L. 2003. The Public Agenda. Wadsworth Press.
  • Stowers, Genie N.L. 2006. User Help Features. International Journal of E-Government Research. 2 (4) 2006, pp. 24 – 39. Reprinted in Norris, Donald (Ed.). Forthcoming, 2007. E-Government Research: Policy and Management, Idea Press.
  • Stowers, Genie N.L. 2006. E-Commerce in E-Government. Anttiroiko, Ari Veikko and Mälkiä, Matti (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Digital Government Hershey, Pennsylvania: Idea Group.
  • Stowers, Genie N.L. 2005. Computer-Based Training in the Public Sector. In Garson, David (Ed). Handbook of Public Information Systems Second Edition) New York: Marcel Dekker.