Public Administration

In 1989, Ugorji joined the New Jersey State Government as a Governor’s Fellow in Public Administration. He started his career in public administration with employment at the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

He has since served as training and development specialist, programs coordinator, labor relations manager, EEO Officer, administrative analyst, management improvement specialist, and a Special Assistant to the New Jersey Secretary of State, Dr. DeForest Soaries, Jr. His scholarly articles in such journals as Public Administration Review (PAR) have contributed to the body of knowledge in the field.