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Christian L. Janousek, JD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Christian Janousek


College of Arts and Sciences
Political Science
EPLY - Eppley Building

Christian L. Janousek, JD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Dr. Christian Janousek is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Creighton University. He received his MPA and PhD in public administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha School of Public Administration, and his JD in law from Creighton University School of Law. He teaches courses in public policy and administration, including courses for the Health Administration and Policy (HAP) major, and he is the faculty advisor for the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Student Chapter at Creighton.

Dr. Janousek’s research focuses on state and local government policy and management. He has examined various policy tools for interlocal and interorganizational collaboration. He has also investigated the differences and disparities in healthcare policy implementation and governance among the U.S. states. His comparative research explores influences on city administration, including international settings, public institutions, and political culture. He has presented research at national and international conferences and has published articles in American Review of Public Administration, State and Local Government Review, International Journal of Public Administration, Community Development, and Health Economics, Policy and Law.

Dr. Janousek provides professional development and management training for government, public, and nonprofit managers, including topics in public policy, public service ethics, community leadership, and strategic planning. He has conducted research and educational seminars for various public and professional organizations, such as the United Nations, the International and Nebraska City/County Management Associations, the Nebraska State Legislature, Omaha Public Power District, One Omaha, the Nebraska Municipal Clerks Association, the Nebraska Association of County Officials, and the Nebraska Certified Public Manager program.


Political Science and International Relations


Assistant Professor