Dr. Dragan Staniševski is an assistant professor of political science and public administration at Mississippi State University. His research focuses on issues of multiculturalism and diversity in public administration and public policy, deliberative democracy and participatory governance, administrative and political theories, and public budgeting and finance. He is an author of several journal articles that have appeared in Administration & Society, Administrative Theory & Praxis, and International Journal of Organization Theory & Behavior, and book chapters published by academic publishers such as Oxford University Press, Oxford, England and DJøF Publishing, Copenhagen, Denmark.