Office Hours

  • Mon/Fri: 2:00 - 4:00
  • and by appointment


  • American social policy, with emphasis on state and local government
  • Non-profit responses to poverty.

Marilyn Klotz

Assistant Professor of

Political Science

Welles Hall 3A
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Marilyn Klotz has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2005.

Faculty Information


  • Ph.D, Indiana University Bloomington; Public Policy and Political Science
  • B.A, Swarthmore College; Political Science

Publications and Professional Activities

  • Meyer, Jack A., Nancy Bagby and Marilyn E. Klotz, 1996. "Welfare-To-Work in Indianapolis: A preliminary Evaluation." Economic and Social Research Institute, October.
  • Pirog, Maureen A., Marilyn E. Klotz and Katharine V. Byers, 1998. "Interstate Comparisons of Child Support Awards Using State Guidelines," Family Relations, Vol. 47, No. 3.
  • Sugioka, H., Bahamonde, C., Brackman, R., Hadley, K., and Klotz, M., 1999. "Final Report: 1998 Needs Analysis of Four Community Agencies serving the Poor in Bloomington, Indiana." Small City Conference Proceedings, 13, 3-12.
  • Klotz, Marilyn E., 2003, "Local Government and Community Social Service Providers as the Social Safety Net in Six Case Studies in a Midwestern State" in Innovation and Entrepreneurship in State and Local Government, eds. Michael Harris and Rhonda Kinney, Lexington Books, (Lexington Press, 2003).


  • Dean Johnson Student Research Grant Project Supervisor (Spring 2007)
  • Urban Affairs Association (Spring 2006) "Poor Relief Generosity in Indiana Townships"
  • National Association of Welfare Research and Statistics (Summer 2003) "Variations in Medicaid Cost-Containment Strategies Among New York State Counties" Marilyn E. Klotz, Glenn Gravino, Anne Wilder, and James Fatula.
  • Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (Winter 2001) "How Welfare Families and Community Social Service Providers View Local Government Poor Relief Providers in Indiana" Marilyn E. Klotz
  • American Political Science Association (Fall 2001) "Local Poor Relief Caseload and Spending Trends in Indiana, 1995-1998" Marilyn E. Klotz
  • Midwest Political Science Association (Spring 2001) Professionalization of Local Government Poor Relief Providers" Marilyn E. Klotz
  • Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (Fall 2000) "Local Government Response to Welfare Reform", Katharine V. Byers, Maureen A. Pirog, Marilyn E. Klotz and Paul B. Kirby