OPEN Fellow – Tammy Esteves


BA University of Virginia, MPA James Madison University, PhD in Public Administration and Public Affairs Virginia Tech

Interests & Passions

teaching, research, collaboration, whole community design


Dr. Tammy Esteves is a faculty member for the MPA program at Troy University, and also serves as the Internship Coordinator. She is also a member of the USCG Auxiliary, where she currently serves as a member of the Leadership Cadre and on national staff as a branch chief assistant for online programs. She primarily teaches Organizational Leadership, eGovernance, Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response, and Social Marketing. Her main research interest is the role of technology for building community, particularly the intersection of sustainability and emergency management with smart city technology and leadership. Dr. Esteves has a BA from the University of Virginia, an MPA from James Madison University, and a PhD in Public Administration and Public Affairs from Virginia Tech.

Why am I an OPEN fellow?

Individually I am just one person, but as part of a community, I find power to make a difference in the world.

How can I help change agents?

I can help change agents change the world. I am a great connector, encourager, balance-finder and way-maker.

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