Dr. Christi Scott Bartman believes in putting the “service” back in “public service.” She serves on the American Society for Public Administration Endowment Board and the ASPA Ethics and Awards Committees. She previously served on the Ohio Legal and Legislative Subcommittee on Human Trafficking and chaired the Human Trafficking Awareness Day at the Ohio Statehouse in 2018 and 2019, hosted by Ohio Sen. Teresa Fedor. In February 2020 she concluded a study on available housing for trafficking survivors in Central Ohio and has proposed a study focusing on services available in Southeast Ohio to assist human trafficking survivors. She is also the founder of Basic Concepts, Ltd., offering consulting services to nonprofit and educational institutions such as strategic planning, board and committee training, and curriculum development.
Though her current focus has been on human trafficking, until July 2019 Bartman served as professor and program director for Public Administration, Public Policy and Legal Studies at American Public University System. She was recognized with numerous awards for elevating her online programs to Open Educational Resources as well as finishing in third place for the APUS's Provost Challenge in 2018 and 2015 for online collaboration and technology use. She won the Deans and Directors Poster Competition in 2015 and was awarded the Excellence in Teaching and Learning Award for the APUS School of Public Service & Health in June 2014. Bartman teaches across the spectrum of history, policy, public administration and the law.
Bartman received her doctorate in history (policy focus) from Bowling Green State University, her juris doctor degree from the University of Toledo College of Law, a Master in Public Administration from Troy State University, and a BSBA from Appalachian State University. Bartman is a certified professional coach and veteran of the United States Air Force.
In July 2020, Columbus City leaders commissioned an independent, outside after-action review of the City’s response to protests that took place last summer. Former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio Carter Stewart and the John Glenn College of Public Affairs were named the lead investigative team.
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