Hui Li

, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Public Administration

Location: HPA II

Hui Li is an assistant professor at the School of Public Administration at UCF. She joined UCF in August 2016 after receiving her Ph.D. from the Sol Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California.

Her research interests include public and nonprofit management, organization theory, and civic engagement. Her research has been published in Public Administration Review and Administration & Society.

Currently, she is working on two research projects. In collaboration with Shui-Yan Tang at the University of Southern California and Carlos Lo at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, she studies the development of environmental NGOs in China. In addition, she works with Terry L. Cooper and others to study the effectiveness of the Neighborhood Council System in Los Angeles in promoting civic engagement and connecting neighborhoods to the administrative state. Beyond research, she teaches courses related to nonprofit management.


  • Ph.D.
  • Research

    Research Interests

    • Public And Nonprofit Management
    • Organization Theory
    • Civic Engagement

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