Agustín León-Moreta

    Assistant Professor, Public Administration

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Dr. Agustín León-Moreta teaches within the UNM School of Public Administration. He is a former Fulbright Fellow and a recipient of several awards and grants, including the Ruth Cox Dissertation Award of the Florida Public Affairs Center and the FSU Dissertation Research Grant. A former practitioner, he worked for the Internal Revenue Service of Ecuador in senior positions. His areas of research and teaching interests include public budgeting and financial management, institutions, federalism, policy analysis, and empirical research methodologies.



  • BS in Economics, Catholic University of Ecuador
  • Master's in Public Administration and Policy, Florida State University
  • PhD in Public Administration, Florida State University

Research Areas

  • Empirical Research Methodologies
  • Federalism
  • Institutions
  • Policy Analysis
  • Public Budgeting and Financial Management

Country Specialization(s)

  • Ecuador
  • Latin America

Latin American Studies Courses

*Latin America-related courses offered during the past three years*

  • PADM 590 Development and Sustainability in the Americas