Donald Mullins

Office: CMS 3018


Donald Mullins is currently a Ph.D. student in the Politics and International Affairs program at the USF School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies.  His primary field of study is American Government with a focus on State and Local Government. 

Donald has served in and supported government at all levels for over twenty years, including working as consultant to the Republic of Palau, multiple U.S. federal agencies, and numerous state and local governments.  His professional expertise includes emergency management, political campaign operations, healthcare regulatory policy, academic medicine, and government relations.

He currently serves as the USF Assistant Vice-President for Health Affairs & Government Relations, Deputy Chief of Staff for USF Health, and holds a courtesy appointment as an Assistant Professor of Public Health Practice in the USF College of Public Health.

A native Floridian from the Tampa Bay community, Donald is also an avid outdoorsman and a turophile.  He and his wife, Vickie, have been married since 2002 and have two daughters, Reagan and Avery.


B.A., Political Science, University of South Florida, 2020


State and Local Government, Regulatory Institutions, Pluralism, and Federalism.


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