Director, JU Public Policy Institute
Lecturer in Public Policy
Rick Mullaney received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Florida, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and first in the College of Arts and Sciences, and his Juris Doctor from the University of Florida, serving as Executive Editor of the Law Review. For twenty years Mullaney worked on diverse public policy issues, including municipal finance, economic development, healthcare, education, infrastructure development, collective bargaining, and public safety, as a public policy advisor and legal counsel to the City of Jacksonville and former mayors Ed Austin, John Delaney and John Peyton. He has lectured nationally on public policy and legal issues. He began his career as a business lawyer, and then worked as Director at the State Attorney’s Office, Chief of Staff to Mayor Delaney, and Jacksonville General Counsel. He ran for Mayor of Jacksonville in 2011.
Course: PPOL 513. Law and Public Policy