Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Wed 12 Sep - Sun 16 Sep, 2001

G. Loessner Arno Loessner (Faculty)

Country/Region: United States of America

University of Delaware

Most Recently Attended: (1999)
Globalization and the University

Biography:
G. Arno Loessner is a senior policy fellow in the Institute for Public Administration and the School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Delaware, Newark. He is former vice president and secretary of the University, where he currently teaches public finance, comparative public administration, and non-profit management and governance. Dr. Loessner is director of the International Union of Local Authorities (IULA) at the University of Delaware, for which he served as Permanent Representative to the United Nations from 1978 to 2000. He consults with agencies of The World Bank, the United Nations, and the US State Department, and is currently working with the Institute for Local Government Studies in Accra, Ghana to strengthen educational programs there. Dr. Loessner holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. He is an alumnus of Salzburg Seminar Session 172, Growth, Land Use and Urban Planning in 1977 and Session 330, Building and Sustaining Democracies in 1995. He is a multiple-time alumnus of the Universities Project and was team leader of the consultant visit by the Visiting Advisors Program to Tallinn, Estonia in 1999.