Genevieve Meyers

Genevieve Meyers

Associate Professor of Political Science
Director of the Pre-Law Program
Department Chair, Political Science

Genevieve Meyers
Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: Briggs
Room: 238
Phone: 313-993-1089
Genevieve Meyers
Areas of Expertise:
Administrative Reform
African Politics
American Politics
Ethics in Public Service
Public Administration and Management


  • Ph.D., Florida International University
  • M.A., The International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University, Netherlands
  • B.A., Makerere University, Uganda


Genevieve Meyers, Ph.D., teaches courses on American Government and Politics, African Politics, Politics of the Developing World, Public Management and Statistics. Her research focuses on administrative reforms, decentralization, democracy and democratization, ethics in public service and politics and governance in Africa. She is the author of various peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. Her work has appeared in Public Integrity, Public Money and Management, Public Organization Review, African Journal of Public Administration and Management, and Administratio Publica, among others.

Meyers has extensive teaching experience. Prior to joining Detroit Mercy, she held the position of first Multicultural Faculty-in-Residence at Marshall University. She has also taught at Eastern Michigan University and Makerere University. Meyers joined Detroit Mercy in 2013.