Teodoro Benavides

Member of the National Academy of Public Administration
Associate Professor of Practice of Public and Nonprofit Management
MPA Director
Internship Coordinator
teodoro.benavides@utdallas.edu
972-883-4745
GR 2.206
Tags: Public and Nonprofit Management

Professional Preparation

M.S. - Public Administration
Southern Methodist University - 1974
B.S. - Education, History and Political Science
Texas A&M University-Kingsville - 1973

Publications

Valcik, N., T. Benavides and K. Scruton (Working Title -" Contract accepted by Taylor and Francis for a 2014 deadline) “Non-Profit Organization Case Study Book.”. ISBN: CRC Press/Taylor and Francis, New York, New York. 2014 - Publication
Valcik, N., T. Benavides and K. Scruton (Working Title -" Contract accepted by Taylor and Francis for a 2014 deadline) “Non-Profit Organization Case Study Book.”. ISBN: CRC Press/Taylor and Francis, New York, New York. 2014 - Publication
Valcik, N., T. Benavides, S. Murchison, T. Jordan, and A. Olszewski, (Submitting the article in 2013) Assessment Model for Municipal Benchmarking Attributes 2013 - Publication
Valcik, N., T. Benavides, S. Murchison, T. Jordan, and A. Olszewski, (Submitting the article in 2013) Assessment Model for Municipal Benchmarking Attributes. 2013 - Publication
Valcik, N., K. Scruton, A. Olszewski, T. Benavides, S. Murchison, A. Stigdon and T. Jordan. (December 2012 - Forthcoming). Keeping up with the Joneses: Relationships between Public Top Tier Universities and Colleges with their Host Municipalities in G. Levy and N. Valcik (Ed.) Benchmarking in Institutional Research. New Directions for Institutional Research, ISBN: , volume 156, Hoboken, NJ, John Wiley and Sons, Inc. 2012 - Publication
Valcik, N., K. Scruton, A. Olszewski, T. Benavides, S. Murchison, A. Stigdon and T. Jordan. (December 2012 - Forthcoming). Keeping up with the Joneses: Relationships between Public Top Tier Universities and Colleges with their Host Municipalities in G. Levy and N. Valcik (Ed.) Benchmarking in Institutional Research. New Directions for Institutional Research, ISBN: , volume 156, Hoboken, NJ, John Wiley and Sons, Inc. 2012 - Publication
Valcik, N. and T. Benavides, 2011. Peer Reviewed Practical Human Resources Management for Public Managers A Case Study Approach. ISBN: 9-78143-984-143-3, American Society for Public Administration Series, Taylor and Francis " CRC Press, New York, New York. 2012 - Publication
Teodoro J. Benavides, Foreward for the Valcik, N. and P. Tracy (Forthcoming 2012). Peer Reviewed Case Studies in Disaster Response and Emergency Management. ISBN: 9-78143- 988-316-7, American Society for Public Administration Series, CRC Press/Taylor and Francis, New York, New York. 2012 - Publication
Valcik, N. and T. Benavides, 2011. Peer Reviewed Practical Human Resources Management for Public Managers A Case Study Approach. ISBN: 9-78143-984-143-3, American Society for Public Administration Series, Taylor and Francis - CRC Press, New York, New York. 2011 - Publication

Appointments

Senior Consultant
The Strategic Government Services [2010–Present]
Senior Vice President
The Waters Consulting Group [2006–2008]
Senior Lecturer
University of Texas at Dallas [2005–Present]
City Manager
City of Dallas, Texas [1998–2004]
City Manager
City of Denton, Texas [1996–1998]
Assistant City Manager
City of Dallas, Texas [1990–1996]
Adjunct Instructor
The University of Texas at Dallas [1990–1992]
Director of Budget and Research Development
City of Dallas, Texas [1986–1990]
Assistant Director of Human Services
City of Dallas, Texas [1986–2018]
Assistant Director of Capital Programs
City of Dallas, Texas [1983–1985]

Additional Information

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
The University of Texas at Dallas 2005-Present
Executive in Residence / Senior Lecturer
  • City Management, Financial Management and Budgeting, Leadership and Community Planning
  • Developed syllabus and overall course structure, and administered all grades

Adjunct Instructor 1990-1992
  • Financial Management and Budgeting
  • Developed syllabus and overall course structure

UNIVERSITY SERVICE
  • 2011 - Present UT-Dallas - Coordinator the Public Affairs Contract with the Cities of Garland, Plano and Richardson for the Local Government Certificate Program (City Hall Program) 
  • 2010 - Present UT-Dallas - Public Affairs and Social Policy recruiting for public affairs graduate students 
  • 2010 - Present UT-Dallas - Coordinator for the Public Affairs student internships

News Articles

Former Dallas City Manager Ted Benavides To Join Faculty of U. T. Dallas’ Public Affairs Program
RICHARDSON, Texas (Sept. 16, 2004) – Former Dallas City Manager Teodoro J. “Ted” Benavides will join The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) in January as a faculty member in the School of Social Science’s Public Affairs Program.

Dr. Larry D. Terry, UTD executive vice provost for academic affairs, said Benavides would teach in the university’s Public Affairs degree program and work with faculty and administration colleagues to increase recognition of “this important new addition to UTD’s educational offerings.
Public Administration Society Honors Professors
Two associate professors in the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences (EPPS) have received awards from the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA).

Dr. Meghna Sabharwal, program head of public and nonprofit management, has earned the 2020 Rita Mae Kelly Distinguished Research Award. 

Teodoro Benavides, associate professor of practice of public and nonprofit management, won the 2020 Paul Van Riper Award for Excellence and Service.

Sabharwal was recognized for her work on gender-related issues and subjects significant to women’s roles in public administration and for making an impact through research on women’s lives.