Michael Waschak

Dr. Michael R. Waschak

Part-time Faculty, Political Science

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Dr. Michael R. Waschak’s environmental research examines the definitions and implications of sustainability from the perspective of people in developing countries. Before joining Georgia Gwinnett College, he taught internationally at the Nazarbayev University, Graduate School for Public Policy in Kazakhstan and for the Rochester Institute of Technology in Kosovo and in New York.


  • Doctorate – public policy – Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Master's – city and regional planning – Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Master's – public administration – Kennesaw State University
  • Bachelor's – psychology – Kennesaw State University

Academic Interests

  • Sustainability in developing countries
  • Urban planning and affordable housing
  • Governance in Central Asia and the Balkans
  • Environmental protection and climate change


Selected Publications

Professional Affiliations

  • American Planning Association
  • Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management