Shane Day is currently an Assistant Professor of Public Administration in the Mark O. Hatfield School of Government at Portland State University and is affiliated with the Ostrom Workshop at Indiana University. Before this, he held faculty positions at several institutions, including the University of New Mexico, University of Denver, Iowa State University, University of Tennessee, and Franklin College.
His academic interests encompass various fields, including environmental policy, natural resource management (with a focus on fisheries, forestry, and protected lands), indigenous group policy and self-governance, federalism, intergovernmental relations, public policy theory, policy analysis, program evaluation, agricultural policy, economic development, collaborative management, comparative public policy, and international relations.
Shane completed his Joint Ph.D. Program in Public Policy at Indiana University – Bloomington and is an alumnus of the University of Washington, where he earned a Master of Public Administration, Master of Arts in International Studies, and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.