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Doctorado en Administración y Políticas Públicas, State University of New York at Albany.
Maestría en Administración y Políticas Públicas, El Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas.
Licenciatura en Ciencias Políticas y Administración Pública, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México.


In addition to his position as a Professor of the Business School at Universidad de las Américas Puebla, J. Ramon Gil-Garcia, Ph.D., MS is an Associate Professor of Public Administration and Policy and the Research Director of the Center for Technology in Government, University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY). Dr. Gil-Garcia is a member of the Mexican Academy of Sciences and of the Mexican National System of Researchers as Researcher Level III, which is the highest distinction a researcher can obtain before becoming Researcher Emeritus as a result of a life-long career of research contributions. In 2009, he was considered the most prolific author in the field of digital government research worldwide and in 2013 he was selected for the Research Award, which is “the highest distinction given annually by the Mexican Academy of Sciences to outstanding young researchers.”

Dr. Gil-Garcia is the author or co-author of articles in prestigious international journals in Information Systems, Public Administration, and Digital Government and some of his publications are among the most cited in the field of digital government research worldwide. His research interests include collaborative electronic government, inter-organizational information integration, smart cities and smart governments, adoption and implementation of emergent technologies, information technologies and organizations, digital divide policies, and multi-method research approaches.

Dr. Gil-Garcia has extensive teaching experience and has collaborated with 11 universities, including departments of Information Studies, Management Information Systems, Public Administration, Political Science, and Social Sciences. He has lectured on topics such as Public Management, Policy Analysis, Organization Theory, Database Applications, Statistics, Web Development, Quantitative Analysis and Modeling, Research Methods, Public Administration Theory, Local Government Management, and Information Technologies in the Public Sector, among others.

Prior to his academic career, Dr. Gil-Garcia held several government positions, including systems analyst, responsible for the data processing system, and the director´s Executive Assistant at the General Direction of Rural Development, Secretary of Agricultural Development of the State of Mexico. Dr. Gil-Garcia also has many years of experience as a consultant for federal, state, and local government agencies. He has been a volunteer and leader of several non-profit organizations and is an active member of professional associations in related fields such as Information Systems, Public Administration, Public Policy, and Political Science.

A former Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Gil-Garcia received his PhD in Public Administration and Policy from the University at Albany, MS in Public Administration and Policy from the Center for Research and Teaching in Economics in Mexico, and BA in Political Science and Public Administration from the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico. Currently, he is also a Faculty Affiliate at the National Center for Digital Government, University of Massachusetts Amherst and an Affiliated Faculty member of the Information Science Doctorate Program at the College of Engineering and Applies Sciences, University at Albany.


Producción de investigación


Artículos de investigación

Improving the assessment of digital services in government websites: Evidence from the Mexican State government portals ranking, Nombre de la revista: Government Information Quarterly, Volumen: 39, Número: 1, Páginas: , DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.giq.2021.101589, ISSN: 0740624X

Creating Public Value Through Inter-Organizational Collaboration and Information Technologies, Nombre de la revista: International Journal of Electronic Government Research, Volumen: 18, Número: 1, Páginas: , DOI: 10.4018/IJEGR.288069, ISSN: 15483886, 15483894

Public Value Creation through Digital Service Delivery from a Citizens’ Perspective dg.o 2019 Proceedings of the 20th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research ISBN: 978-1-4503-7204-6, Nombre de la revista: ,, Volumen: , Número: , Páginas: , DOI: 10.1145/3325112.3328211, ISSN:

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