Tina Nabatchi is an associate professor of public administration and international affairs at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, where she also co-directs the Collaborative Governance Initiative for the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC). Tina’s research focuses on public participation, collaborative governance, and conflict resolution. She has authored over 60 publications, including two recent books: Public Participation for 21st Century Democracy (with Matt Leighninger; Jossey-Bass, 2015) and Collaborative Governance Regimes (with Kirk Emerson; Georgetown University Press, 2015). Her award-winning research and teaching is internationally recognized. She has presented to, consulted for, and trained a wide variety of executive and professional groups from around the world, and has worked with numerous U.S. agencies and nongovernmental organizations. Tina has also has worked with the World Bank to design and implement a massive open online course (MOOC) about citizen participation, and with the Obama Administration on the development and evaluation of U.S. National Action Plans for Open Government.