Professor of Political Science and Public Administration, University of South Florida

J. Edwin Benton has written extensively about county government, state-local relations, urban government and politics, intergovernmental fiscal behavior and city-county consolidation. His articles have appeared in journals such as Public Administration Review, Social Science Quarterly and Urban Affairs Review, among others

Benton has also written book chapters in numerous edited volumes and is the author or co-author of nearly 40 technical/grant reports/white papers for state and local governments, local government associations and non-profit organizations.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Political Science and Public Administration, University of South Florida