Hinnant - Bio


Chris Hinnant, PhD
Assistant Professor and Assistant Director
Information Use Management and Policy Institute
College of Communication & Information, Florida State University

Louis Shores Building, Room 224
Tallahassee, Florida 32306-2100
Phone: (850) 645-8967
Fax: (850) 655-6253



Chris Hinnant is Assistant Director of the Information Institute and an Assistant Professor in the College of Information at Florida State University. He is a former Fellow and Assistant Director in the IT Team at the U.S. Government Accountability Office. His research interests include social and organizational informatics, digital government, information management and policy, public management, social science research methods, and applied statistics. He is particularly interested in how public organizations employ Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to alter organizational processes and structures and how the use of ICT ultimately impacts institutional governance mechanisms. His research has appeared or is forthcoming in journals such as Administration and Society, Government Information Quarterly, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, and; IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management.

Chris holds a B.S. in Economics and Political Science and a Master of Public Administration from N.C. State University. He also holds a Ph.D. in Public Administration from The Maxwell School, Syracuse University.