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Dr. Ali Farazmand

Dr. Farazmand

Professor and Editor in Chief,
Public Organization Review: A Global Journal
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International Journal of Public Administration
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Coordinator, MPA Program
Director, Ethics Academy

School of Public Administration
301 SO Building
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Tel.: (561) 297-4154/2330
E-Mail: afarazma@fau.edu
Ph.D., MPA, MS?Syracuse University

Ali Farazmand is a Professor and Coordinator of the MPA Program in the School of Public Administration at Florida Atlantic University, where he has been teaching since 1995 Ph.D. and MPA courses of Intellectual Development of Public Administration, Organization Theory, Organization and Administrative Behavior, Public Personnel Administration, Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining, Organizational Change and Public Management, Organizational Behavior, Bureaucratic Politics and Public Policy, and Administrative Ethics. He has a Ph.D. and MPA in Public Administration, and an MS in Educational Administration, all three from Syracuse University. His areas of research include Organization/Administrative Theory, Behavior, Strategic Public Personnel and Civil Service Reforms, Sound Governance, Citizen Engagement, Administrative State, Bureaucracy, Civilization and Administration, Globalization and Capitalism, Comparative/International PA, Crisis and Emergency Management, Administrative and Governance Reform, Public Productivity Improvement and Quality Management, and Organizational Change & Leadership. He is the author and editor of over 24 books and 140 journal articles, book chapters, and other publications. His recent and forthcoming books include Sound Governance: Innovations in Policy and Administration (Praeger/ABC-CLO, 2004); Globalization, Governance, and Public Administration (T&F, 2007), Strategic Public Personnel Administration in two volumes (Praeger/ABC-CLIO, 2007), Bureaucracy and Administration (T&F, 2009), Crisis and Emergency Management: Theory and Practiced (T&F, 2013/2014), Institutional Theory and Public Administration(Springer, 2014), Advances in Crisis and Emergency Management (T&F, 2014), Global Cases of Best and Worst Practices in C&EM (T&F, 2014), Public Administration in a Globalized World (Routledge, 2014/2015), The Administrative State Revisited: Globalization and Transformation, Modern Organizations: Theory and Behavior, Civilization and Public Administration, Organizational Change and Public Management, and The Future of Public Administration.

Professor Farazmand is also the Founder and Editor in Chief of Public Organization Review, and Editor in Chief of International Journal of Public Administration; a frequently invited Key Note Speaker to many international conferences; a global Consultant on Strategic Administrative Capacity Building, Governance and Public Administration Reforms, Public Management, Organizational Change and Leadership, Public Productivity Improvement, Crisis Management, and Ethics and Accountability; and Director of Ethics Academy, as well as MPA Coordinator at Florida Atlantic University.

Professional Interest

Teaching, research, and practicing in Public Administration, Public Policy, Public Management, and Governance: Organization Theory/Behavior, Administrative Theory, Organization Change and Development, Executive Leadership and Public Management, Personnel/HRM, Ethics, Strategic Management, Public Policy & Politics, Bureaucratic Politics, Governance and Administration, Globalization, Privatization, International/Comparative PA, Administrative Reform, Crisis and Emergency Management, Curriculum Design and Development, and Practical Administration of National and International Organizations.

Education
  • 1982 Ph.D. in Public Administration, The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University. Dissertation: "Bureaucratic Politics: Development or System Maintenance?: A Study in Administrative Theory and Behavior" (With Distinction via a Chancellor Award)
  • 1978 M.P.A., Public Administration, The Maxwell School, Syracuse University, Syracuse.
  • 1978 M.S., Educational Administration, School of Education, Syracuse Univ., Syracuse, NY.
  • 1971 B.S., Business Administration, College of Public and Business Administration, The University of Tehran.
Experience

Academic:

  • 1998-Present
    Professor of Public Administration
    , School of Public Administration, Florida Atlantic University. Taught: Conceptual Foundations of Public Administration (Ph.D. Core); Organization Theory (Ph.D. Core); Organizational Behavior (Ph.D. Elective); Organization Theory and Administrative Behavior (MPA core); Administrative Ethics, and Public Sector Labor Relations (MPA); DIS (Directed Independent Studies on Organizational Change and Development, Executive Leadership, Globalization and PA, Public Personnel, Governance and Administration, and Comparative Budgetary Policy).
  • 1996-1998
    Associate Professor of Public Administration
    , School of Public Administration, Florida Atlantic University. Courses Taught: Conceptual Foundations of Public Administration (Ph.D.), Organizational Behavior (Ph.D.), Organization Theory and Administrative Behavior (MPA), Public Personnel Management (MPA), Labor Relations (MPA), Intergovernmental Relations (IGR), and 25 DIS (Independent Studies) on Public Budgeting, Personnel, Organization Design and Change, Executive Leadership, and IGR (MPA and Ph.D.).
  • 1995-1996
    Visiting Associate Professor of Public Administration
    , School of Public Administration, Florida Atlantic University. Courses taught: Seminars in Public Administration, Public Budgeting and Finance, and Budgeting Techniques at graduate and undergraduate levels (three courses per semester, plus two and six DIS courses in the summer of 1996, especially Executive Leadership).
  • 1992-1995
    Associate Professor of Public Administration and Political Science
    , Northern Kentucky University. Taught four courses per semester on a variety of MPA and undergraduate courses, plus several thesis supervision, including Leadership and Organizational Change.
  • 1992-1994
    Director of MPA and Undergraduate PA Programs
    , Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Northern Kentucky University. A full-fledged administrative responsibility, plus teaching two MPA courses--raised the MPA enrollment from 37 to 140 students in less than two years.
  • 1990-1992
    Assistant Professor of Public Administration
    , Department of Political Science, MPA Program, Northern Kentucky University. Taught MPA and undergraduate courses plus student advising.
  • 1984-1990
    Director of Public Administration Program
    , and Assistant Professor of Public Administration and Business Management, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. Designed, developed and coordinated the program. Taught four courses per semester on a variety of subject areas, covering public administration, business management, and political science.
  • 1987-1996
    Adjunct Associate Professor
    , Central Michigan University-Extended Degree Program. Taught MBA and MPA courses in Management and Public Administration: Organization Theory, OB, HRM, Strategic Management, Global Issues, Public Personnel Public Policy, 18-20 times.
  • 1979-1981
    Graduate Assistant
    (teaching and research assistant working with Professors Jesse Burkhead in the course “public Budgeting” and James Carroll and Henry Lambright on several research projects, The Maxwell School, Syracuse University.
  • 1980-1981
    Instructor of Public Administration
    , Syracuse University College, Syracuse. Taught: “Introduction to Public Administration,” “Public Budgeting,” and “Organizational Behavior.”

Courses Taught:

Organization Theory & Behavior:

Organization Theory 44 times
Organizational Behavior and Management 24 times
Organization Change and Development  10 times
Strategic Management and Organizational Behavior 8 times
Executive Leadership and Public Management 12 times

Administrative/Bureaucratic Theory:

Conceptual Foundations of Public Admin.(Ph.D.core) 6 times
Bureaucratic Politics and Administrative Theory 8 times
Bureaucracy and Public Management Seminar 3 times
Administrative Ethics 12 times
Ethics, Democracy, and Public Administration  6 times

Public Administration & Public Management:

Intro to Public Administration 16 times
Advanced Seminar in Public Administration 2 times
Graduate Seminar in Public Affairs and Admin. 6 times
Senior Seminar in Public Administration 4 times
Case Studies in Public Administration: Capstone course   3 times
Management of Nonprofit Organizations 5 times
Strategic Public Management 7 times

Personnel/HRM:

Public Personnel Administration/HRM 20 times
Human Resources Management (Business) 10 times
Strategic Personnel Management/HRM 5 times
Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining 15 times
Public Personnel Law  2 times

Public Budgeting and Finance:

Public Budgeting and Finance 15 times
Public Finance 2 times
Macro Economics 2 times

Federal/State/Local Government & Administration:

Intergovernmental Relations and Federalism  15 times
Urban Administration and Politics 2 times
Planning and Community Development  2 times
American Government 2 times
Comparative and International Governance and Admin 5 times

Public Policy/International PA:

American Public Policy 9 times
Comparative Public Policy 7 times
Technology and Public Policy Seminar 3 times
Comparative and International PA 10 times
Globalization and Strategic Management 7 times
Development Policy Planning and Administration 6 times
University Services

University Committees:

Served on numerous committees, including 13 committees at Florida Atlantic University as follow:

  • 1996-
    Ph.D. Admission and Examination Committees, Florida Atlantic University.
  • 2001–
    Chair Research Committee, School of Public Administration, Florida Atlantic University.
  • 2000-
    Member of the University-Wide Self-Study Committee for SACSCOC Re-Accreditation (Focused Committee: Graduate Programs Committee), Florida Atlantic University, a two-year assignment starting Spring 2000.
  • 1999-Present
    Representative of the Broward Campus Faculty Senate to the University-wide Budget Committee., Florida Atlantic University.
  • 1999-Present
    Member of the Broward Campus Faculty Senate Steering Committee, Florida Atlantic University.
  • 1997-2000
    Member of the University Faculty Council (UFC), Florida Atlantic University.
  • 1998-2000
    Member of the UFC-Steering Committee, Florida Atlantic University.
  • 1998-Fall 1999
    Member of the University-wide Graduate Academic Program Committee, Florida Atlantic University.
  • 1998-Fall 1999
    Chair, Graduate Academic Programs Committee, College of Architecture, Urban, and Public Affairs (CDSI), Florida Atlantic University.
  • 1998-1999
    Chair, Graduate Academic Programs Committee, School of Public Administration, Florida Atlantic University.
  • 1998-2000
    Member of the Graduate Programs Committees at College and School Levels, Florida Atlantic University.
  • 1996-Present
    Member of the Ph.D. and MPA Admission Committees, School of Public Administration, Florida Atlantic University.
  • 1996-Present
    Member of the MPA and Ph.D. Petition Committees. School of Public Administration, Florida Atlantic University.
  • 1996-1999
    Chair, Senate Planning and Budgeting Committee, Florida Atlantic University-Broward Campuses.
  • 1996-1999
    Member of the Ad Hoc Committee for Selecting Presidential Management Internship Nominees, School of Public Administration, FAU.
  • 1996-1997
    Faculty Search Committee, School of Public Administration, FAU.
  • 1996-1997
    Faculty Search Committee, Department of Planning and Urban Development, FAU.
  • 1996-Present
    Academic Advisor, Pi Alpha Alpha, Florida Atlantic University.
  • 1993-1995
    Member of the Graduate Council, Northern Kentucky University.
  • 1992-1993
    Faculty Workload Committee, (with the Acting Dean of Arts & Sciences College, Dr. Paul Reichardt as Chair of the Committee-currently Associate Provost), Northern Kentucky University.
  • 1992-1993
    Experimental Course Development Committee, Northern Kentucky University.
  • 1991-1992
    Faculty Benefits Committee (Sabbatical Sub-Committee), Northern Kentucky University.
  • 1984-1990
    Chair, Public Administration Program Committee, Division of Social Sciences, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford (UPB).
  • 1988-1989
    Academic Integrity Committee, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford (UPB).
  • 1988-1989
    Environmental Health Search Committee, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford (UPB).
  • 1985-1988
    Computer Users Committee, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford (UPB).
  • 1987-1988
    Chemistry Search Committee, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford (UPB).
  • 1984-1985
    Human Resources Management Search Committee, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford (UPB).
  • 1983
    Curriculum Planning Committee, Tehran University and the Ministry of Higher Education and the Headquarter of Cultural Revolution, Tehran, Iran. (Started first as an observer by invitation from the Dean of the College of Public and Business Administration of Tehran University (Dr. Ali Vosough), then appointed as a member, then as the chair of the standing committee stationed at Tehran University in charge of the curriculum development nationwide for all universities and colleges and institutes. The Committee redesigned the programs of public administration as a unified nationwide program for all institutions of higher education on public administration.)

Ph.D. Dissertation Committees and MPA Thesis Committees:

Florida Atlantic University:

  • 2002-
    Chair, Jennifer O’Flanery’s Dissertation on Application of Organizational Elite Theory to Higher Education in Florida.
  • 2001-
    Chair, Kenneth Anduz’s Dissertation Committee, School of Public Administration, Topic: “Ethics and Peach Education in Public School System.”
  • 2001–
    Lead Professor, Romeo Lavarios’ Dissertation Studies on “Symbolic Leadership and Public Administration.”
  • 2001–
    Lead Professor, Michael Washam’s Dissertation Study on “Leadership and Organizational Transformation.”
  • 2001–
    Lead Professor, Evelyn’s Dissertation Study on “Public Service Ethics and Leadership Behavior.”
  • 2001
    Leader Professor, Willie Washington’s MPA study on “Leadership and Organizational Culture Change.”
  • 2001–
    Lead Professor, Joe Massoud’s Dissertation Study on “Organizational Leadership and Performance in the Public Health Care System.”
  • 1999-2001
    Chair, Jack Pinkowski, Dissertation Committee, School of Public Administration (SPA), Topic: “Electronic Commerce and State/Local Revenue Problems.”
  • 1999-2001
    Member of George Hanbury’s Dissertation Committee. Dissertation: “Leadership Fit and Organization Change and Performance.”
  • 1998-2000
    Member of Yousuf Al-Motahhari’s Dissertation Committee, School of Public Administration (SPA).
  • 1997-1998
    Member of Young Kim’s Dissertation Committee, School of Public Administration (SPA);
  • 1997
    Co-Chair of Fahad Al-Ali’s Dissertation Committee, SPA;
  • 1997-
    Member of Doug Hall’s Dissertation Committee.

Northern Kentucky University:

  • 1994-1995
    Chair of Krishna Krashnaya's MPA Thesis Committee;
  • 1991-1995
    Member of six other MPA Thesis Committees.
Other Experiences

Consulting and Training:

Clients Include: the United Nations PA/DP and Governance Division; Central Michigan University; Local Government Social Service Agencies in Pennsylvania and Buffalo, NY; Local Government in Northern Kentucky; Broward County (Cultural Affairs Division, Public Library System), Florida; and University of Tehran.

Consulting Work Includes: Academic Advisor to the UN; Workshops on Human Resource Development; Preparation and Editorial Reports for UN Development Projects and Seminars; Preparation of Issue Paper for the UN Organized-World Conference on Governance; Preparation and Presentation of Background Paper for the UN World Conference on Building Partnerships for Governance; Preparation of the Final Report of the UN World Conference on Building Partnerships for Governance; Curriculum Design and Development Projects; MPA and Undergraduate Curriculum Planning; Self-Examination Study of Local Governments; Administrative Reform; Organizational Change and Development, Executive Leadership, Strategic Management; Institutional Development and Capacity Building; Governance, Conference Preparation, Partnership Building, Decentralization; Preparation of Seminal Papers for the UN Organized World Conference on Ethics, Professionalization, and the Public Service Image; Globalization and Privatization.

Training Includes: Seminars on Organizational Design and Development: Team Building, Decentralization, and De-bureaucratization; Seminars on Executive Leadership, Managerial Behavior, Leadership Styles and Strategic Management, Motivation and Organizational Performance, Organizational Change and Development, and Supervisory Leadership; Job Satisfaction; Personnel Policy and Issues; TQM; Administrative Ethics; and Group Process and Dynamics.

Public Sector:

  • 1977-1978
    General Manager, Educational Radio and Television of Iran (ERTI), Tehran, a fast growing government agency affiliated with the National Radio and TV (14000 employees), Iran (on scholarship leave for graduate studies).
  • 1972-1976
    Director, Department of Personnel and Administrative Affairs, ERTI, Tehran. Started with 60 employees in 1972 and reached 970 by 1976.
  • 1975-1976
    Coordinator, of Educational Program Activities of the ERTI and the Ministry of Education, Tehran
  • 1975-1976
    Editor, Educational Publications, ERTI, Tehran.
  • 1970
    Budget Analyst/Intern, Office of the Budget and Management, Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, Tehran. 

Private Sector:
(All During Undergraduate Studies)

  • 1971
    Personnel Director, Azmayesh Industrial Corporation--Sales and Service Division (1200 employees), Tehran.
  • 1970
    Assistant Personnel Director, Azmayesh Industrial Corporation (over 3000 employees), Tehran.
  • 1969-1970
    Accountant, International Hotel, Tehran, Iran.
  • 1969
    Accountant, Arj Industrial Corporation, Tehran.
  • 1968-1969
    Auditor, Amin Auditing Company, Tehran.
  • 1968
    Intern, Personnel Dept., Azmayesh Industrial. Corp., Tehran.
Publications

Books:

Single-Authored:

Published (Refereed):

  • 1989 The State, Bureaucracy, and Revolution in Modern Iran: Agrarian Reforms and Regime Politics (NY: Praeger, November 1989, Pp. 300). ISBN: 0-275-92855-1.

Forthcoming (Refereed):

  • 2002 The New American Administrative State: Institutionalization and Globalization in 7 chapters (Westport, CT: Praeger, Contract Signed).
  • 2002 Regime Change, Elite Change, and the Bureaucracy in Revolutions in 9 chapters (Contract Pending).

Book Chapters:

Published:

  • 1990 "Public Administration in Iran," in V. Subramaniam (ed.), Public Administration in the Third World (NY: Greenwood Press, 1990, chapters 7, pp. 156-183--Refereed.
  • 1991 "State Tradition and Public Administration in Iran in Ancient and Contemporary Perspectives," in Ali Farazmand, ed. Handbook of Comparative and Development Public Administration, NY: Marcel Dekker, Inc., Chapter 19, pp. 255-270; Reprints in 1993, 1996. (Refereed).
  • 1991 "Bureaucracy, Agrarian Reforms, and Regime Enhancement: An Empirical and Comparative Analysis," in Ali Farazmand, ed. Handbook of Comparative and Development Public Administration NY: Marcel Dekker, Inc., Chapter 39, pp. 551-565. Reprints in 1993, 1996. (Refereed).
  • 1991 "Bureaucracy and Revolution," in Ali Farazmand, ed. Handbook of Comparative and Development Public Administration NY: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1991, Chapter 55, pp. 755-767. Reprints in 1993, 1996. (Refereed).
  • 1994 "Introduction: The Multi-Faceted Nature of Modern Organizations," in Ali Farazmand, ed. Modern Organizations: Administrative Theory in Contemporary Society Westport, CT: Praeger, pp.xi-xxiii (Refereed).
  • 1994 "Organization Theory: An Overview and Appraisal," in Ali Farazmand, ed. Modern Organizations: Administrative Theory in Contemporary Society Westport, CT: Praeger,  pp.1-54 (Refereed).
  • 1994 "The New World Order and Global Public Administration," in Jean-Claude Garcia-Zamor and Renu Khator, eds., Public Administration in The Global Village. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, Chapter 3, pp. 61-81 (Refereed).
  • 1994 "Bureaucracy, Bureaucratization, and Debureaucratization," in Ali Farazmand, ed. Handbook of Bureaucracy NY: Marcel Dekker, Inc., Chapter 43, pp. 675-686. (Refereed).
  • 1996 "The Comparative State of Public Enterprise Management," in Ali Farazmand, ed. Public Enterprise Management: International Case Studies  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press,  pp. 1-27 (Refereed).
  • 1997 "Introduction: Bureaucrats and Politicians in Comparative Perspectives," in Ali Farazmand, ed. Modern Systems of Government: Exploring the Role of Bureaucrats and Politicians. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications (March), pp. ix-xviii.
  • 1997 "Professionalism, Bureaucracy, and Modern Governance: A Comparative Analysis," in Ali Farazmand, ed. Modern Systems of Government: Exploring the Role of Bureaucrats and Politicians. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, (March), pp. 48-73.(Refereed).
  • 1997 "Introductions (3) to Part I: "Professionalism, Bureaucracy, and Modern Governance" (pp. 1-7); Part II:"Bureaucrats and Politicians in Presidential Systems" (pp.155-158); Part III: "Bureaucrats and Politicians in Parliamentary Systems" (pp. 229-231); and Part IV: "The State of the Current State" (pp.273-274), in Ali Farazmand, ed. Modern Systems of Governance: Exploring the Role of Bureaucrats and Politicians. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • 1997 "Persian/Iranian Administrative," in Jay Shafritz, ed. International Encyclopedia of Public Policy and Administration. Westview Press,  pp. 1640-1646. (Refereed).
  • 1999 "Alternative Public Administration and the Bureaucracy in the Middle East," in Keith Henderson and P.Dwivedi, eds. Alternative Administrative Systems and the Bureaucracy. London: Macmillan Press, pp.  NA (Refereed).
  • 2002 “Emerging Organization Theories: Garbage-Can, Institutional, and Chaos and Transformation Theories,” in Ali Farazmand, ed. Modern Organizations: Theory and Practice, Second Edition, Chapter Two (Westport, CT: Praeger, Contract Signed, Refereed).
  • 2002 “Elite Theory of Organization,” in Ali Farazmand, ed., Modern Organizations: Theory and Practice. 2nd Ed., Westport, CT: Praeger. (Refereed)
  • 2002 “Administrative Ethics, Accountability, and Professionalism in Public Organizations,” in Ali Farazmand, ed. Modern Organizations: Administrative Theory in Contemporary Society, Second Edition, Chapter 11 (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, Contract Signed, Refereed).
  • 2002 “Administrative Reform in Developing Nations: A Theoretical Analysis,” in Ali Farazmand, ed. Administrative Reform in Developing Nations (Greenwood Press, Contract Signed, Refereed).
  • 2002 “Reorganization, Reform, and Revolution in Contemporary Iran,” in Ali Farazmand, ed. Administrative Reform in Developing Nations (Greenwood Press, Contract Signed, Refereed).
  • 2001 “Comparative and Development Public Administration: Past, Present, and Future.” In Ali Farazmand, ed., Handbook of Comparative and Development Public Administration,revised and expanded., chapter 2.
  • 2001 “Regime Change and Elite Change in Contemporary Iran: Persistence of the Bureaucracy,” in Ali Farazmand, ed. Encyclopedic Handbook of Comparative and Development Public Administration, Second Edition (NY: Marcel Dekker, Inc., Contract signed, Refereed).
  • 2001 “Learning From Persia: Administrative Legacies of the Persian World-State Achaemenid Empire,” in Ali Farazmand, ed., Handbook of Comparative and Development Public Administration, 2nd Ed., in 76 chapters, NY: Marcel Dekker. (Refereed).
  • 2001 “Ethics and Public Service Professionalism: A Primer for Public Administrators,” in Ali Farazmand, ed., Handbook of Comparative and Development Public Administration, 2nd Ed. In 76 chapters, NY: Marcel Dekker (Refereed).
  • 2001 “State Tradition and Public Administration in Iran in Ancient and Contemporary Perspectives” In Ali Farazmand, ed., Handbook of Comparative and Development Public Administration, 2nd Edition, Revised and Expanded. (Marcel Dekker.)
  • 2001 “Agrarian Reform and Organizational Performance: Development Or Regime Maintenance?” In Ali Farazmand, ed., Handbook of Comparative and Development Public Administration, 2nd edition, revised and expanded. (Marcel Dekker).
  • 2001 “Bureaucracy and Revolution: the Case of Iran.” In Ali Farazmand, ed. Handbook of Comparative and Development Public Administration, 2nd edition, revised and expanded. (Marcel Dekker), Chapter 76.
  • 2001 “Crisis and Emergency Management: a Theoretical and Exploratory Analysis,” in Ali Farazmand, ed., Handbook of Crisis and Emergency Management. NY: Marcel Dekker, (Refereed).
  • 2001 “Revolutionary Crisis, Political Change, and Crisis Management: An Institutional Analysis,” in Ali Farazmand, ed. Handbook of Crisis and Emergency Management ( NY: Marcel Dekker, Contract Signed, Refereed).
  • 2001 “Crisis in the US Administrative State,” in Ali Farazmand, ed., Handbook of Crisis and Emergency Management in 45 chapters, NY: Marcel Dekker, (Refereed).
  • 2001 “Global Crisis in Public Service and Administration,” in Farazmand, ed. Handbook of Crisis and Emergency Management (NY: Marcel Dekker, Contract Signed, Refereed).
  • 2002 “Building Partnerships for Sound Governance,” in Ali Farazmand, ed., Sound Governance: Policy Innovation and Administration (Praeger, Refereed).
  • 2002 “Globalization and Governance: A Theoretical Analysis with Implications for Policy and Administration.” In Ali Farazmand, ed., Sound Governance. (Praeger). Refereed.
  • 2002 “Introduction: Sound Governance: Innovations in Policy and Administration,” in Ali Farazmand , ed. Sound Governance: Policy Innovations and Administration. (Praeger, Contract Signed).
  • 2002 “Historical Development of Public Personnel Administration/HRM,” in Ali Farazmand, ed., Managing Human Capital for the 21st Century: Strategic Personnel Administration.(Greenwood Press, Contract signed, Refereed).
  • 2002 “Motivation, Leadership, and Strategic Performance,” in Ali Farazmand, ed., Managing Human Capital for the 21st Century: Strategic Personnel Administration (Greenwood Press, Contract signed, Refereed).
  • 2002 “Civil Service Reform: Past, Present, and the Future; A Strategic Perspective,” in Ali Farazmand, ed., Strategic Personnel Administration: Building and Managing Human Capital for the 21st Century. Greenwood Press (Contract Signed, Refereed).
  • 2002 “Privatization in Post-Revolutionary Iran,” in Ali Farazmand, ed., Privatization Or Reform? Implications for Public Management. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (Refereed), January.
  • 2001 “Privatization and Public Enterprise Management: A Global Perspective,” in Ali Farazmand, ed. Privatization Or Reform? Implications for Public Management, (Greenwood Press, Contract Signed--Refereed). January.
  • 2001 “Is Privatization a Good Policy: An Introduction,” in Ali Farazmand, ed. Privatization OR Reform? Implications for Public Management (Greenwood Press, Contract Signed, Refereed). Out already, January.
  • 2002 “Administrative Legacy of the Persian Empire,” in UNESCO Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Governance,

Edited Books:

Published:

  • 1991 Handbook of Comparative and Development Public Administration, in 55 Original Chapters with three (3) personal chapter contributions (NY: Marcel Dekker, Inc., January 1991), with a Foreword by Ferrel Heady; Second Print, 1993, 1996, Pp.803, Proposal was refereed, and personal chapters were refereed by one external reviewer). ISBN: 0-8247-8342-5.
  • 1994 Modern Organizations: Administrative Theory in Contemporary Society (NY: Praeger, July 1994), in 10 original chapters, with two (2) personal chapter contributions, Pp. 270. Second Print, 1996. (Refereed, including the personal chapters). ISBN: 0-275-93775-5.
  • 1994 Handbook of Bureaucracy in 43 original chapters, with a Foreword by Ferrel Heady (NY: Marcel Dekker, June 1994), with one personal chapter, Pp. 710 (Proposal was refereed as well as the personal chapter). ISBN: 0-8247-9182-7.
  • 1996 Public Enterprise Management: International Case Studies in 12 original chapters, including one major personal chapter.(Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, October 1996, Pp. 310) (Refereed, including the personal chapter). ISBN: 0-313-28025-8.
  • 1997 Modern Systems of Government: Exploring the Role of Bureaucrats and Politicians in 14 original chapters, including two personal contributions: introduction and a major chapter, plus Introductions to Parts. (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, March 1997, Pp. 336) (Refereed, including the major personal chapter). ISBN: 0-7619-0608-8.
  • 2002 Administrative Reform in Developing Nations in 12 original chapters, including two personal chapters (Greenwood Press). (Refereed, including the personal chapter).
  • 2002 Modern Organizations: Theory and Practice, Second Edition, Updated and Expanded, with 11 chapters, including three (3) personal chapters (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2000), a widely adopted textbook in Ph.D., MPA, and undergraduate courses. (Refereed, including four personal chapters).
  • 2001 Privatization Or Reform? Implications for Public Management in 12 original chapters, including two personal chapters (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, January, 2001). (Refereed, including two personal chapters).
  • 2001 Handbook of Comparative and Development Public Administration, Second Edition, Revised and Expanded from 55 to 76 chapters, 1200 pages estimate (Marcel Dekker, 2001). (Proposal was refereed, plus the personal chapters). Includes five (5) personal chapters; May 2001.
  • 2001 Handbook of Crisis and Emergency Management in 45 original chapters/800 pages estimate (Marcel Dekker, Contract Signed, 2001). (Proposal was refereed, includes four (4) personal chapters; May 2001.
  • 2001 Sound Governance under Globalization: Policy Innovation and Administration in 14 original chapters (Praeger/Greenwood Press, contract signed) (Refereed).
  • 2002 Building Human Capital for the 21st Century: Strategic Public Personnel Policy, in 10 original chapters, including one personal chapter (Greenwood Press, 2001, Contract Signed). (Refereed).
  • 2001 Managing Human Capital for the 21st Century: Strategic Public Personnel Administration, in 15 original chapters, including two personal chapters (Greenwood Press, 2001, Contract Signed. (Refereed).
Books In Progress

Single-Authored:

  • 200? Organization Theory and Behavior: Implications for Public Management. A Comprehensive standard text for graduate and upper undergraduate courses in 17 chapters (Contract Pending). (Refereed).
  • 200? Globalization, Governance, and Administration in 6 chapters. (Contract pending). (Refereed).
  • 200? Administration of the Persian Empire in 8 chapters.

Edited:

  • 200? Handbook of Bureaucracy and its Alternatives, 2nd Edition, revised and expanded into 55-60 chapters/800 pages (NY: Marcel Dekker).
  • 200? Historical Foundations of Public Administration: Concepts and Traditions in about 30 original chapters on Ancient China, Egypt, India, Persia, Greece, Rome, Babylon, Early Iran, Americas, Spain, french, Anglo-American; and philosophers and thinkers from the ancient time to the present. (Contract Pending). (Refereed).
  • 200? Encyclopedia of Public Policy and Administration, Volume XX: Handbook of Comparative Public Administration, an Online Text and Reference book, NY: Marcel Dekker.
Journal Articles

(R=Refereed)

International:

  • 1987 "The Impacts of the Revolution of 1978-79 on the Iranian Bureaucracy and Civil Service System," International Journal of Public Administration, 10 (4), 1987, pp. 337-365. R
  • 1989 "Bureaucracy, Development, and Regime Politics," International Journal of Public Administration, 12(1),Spring 1989, pp. 79-111. R
  • 1989 "Crisis in the U.S. Administrative State," Administration & Society, 21 (2), August, 1989, pp. 173-199. R
  • 1995 "Religion and Politics in Contemporary Iran: Shia radicalism, revolution, and national character," International Journal on Group Rights, 3 (3)/1995/1996, pp. 227-257. R
  • 1996 "Capital Budgeting in Local Government: Rational Comprehensive or Normative Analysis?," Public Budgeting and Financial Management: An International Journal, 8 (3)/Fall 1996, pp. 428-553. Co-author: NKU -MPA student Jon Neil. R
  • 1996 "Comparative and Development Public Administration: Past, Present, and Future," Public Administration Quarterly 20 (3)/Fall, 1996, pp. 343-364.
  • 1998 "Contributions of the Ancient Civilizations to Modern Public Administration: A Symposium," International Journal of Public Administration, 21 (1)/January, 1998, pp. 1-6. R
  • 1998 "Administration of the World-State Achaemenid Persian Empire: 559-330 B.C.: Implications for Modern Governance and Public Administration," International Journal of Public Administration, in 45 pages, 21 (1)/January, 1998, pp. 25-86. R
  • 1998 "Comparative and Development Public Administration---2000," International Journal of Public Administration, 21 (12), December, 1998, pp. 1647-1665. R
  • 1998 "Failure of Administrative Reform and the Revolution of 1978-79 in Iran: A Contextual and Comparative Analysis," Korean Review of Public Administration, 3 (2) 1998, pp. 1-31. R
  • 1999 "Administrative Reform in Global Perspective: A Symposium," International Journal of Public Administration, 22 (6)/June, 1999/pp. 805-813.   R
  • 1999 "Administrative Reform  in Modern Iran: An Historical Perspective," International Journal of Public Administration, 22 (6)/June 1999, Pp. 917-946.   R
  • 1999 "The Elite Question: Toward a Normative Theory of Organizational Elite," Administration and Society 31 (3)/July 1999, pp. 321-360.
  • 1999 “Globalization and Public Administration,” Public Administration Review 59 (6)/November/December: 509-522. R
  • 1999 “Privatization Or Reform?: Public Enterprise Management in Transition,” International Review of Administrative Sciences 65/December (4): 551-567. R
  • 2000 “Globalization and Public Administration,” Chinese Journal of Public Administration, Translated into Chinese from the Public Administration Review article of Nov./Dec. 1999.
  • 2001 “Public Organizations in the Age of Accelerated Globalization: An Editorial Article” Public Organization Review: a Global Journal Vol. 1 (1): 5-11.

Journal Articles:
(All Refereed)

  • 2001 “Globalization, the State, and Public Administration: A Theoretical Analysis with Policy Implications for Developmental States.” Public Organization Review: a Global Journal Vol. 1 (4), December. R.
  • 2002 “Administrative System of the Persian Achaemenid World-State Empire: Legacies for Modern Public Administration,” Public Administration Quarterly. Accepted. R.
  • 2002 “Ancient Civilizations and Administration: Contributions to Modern PA: A Symposium, an Introduction” Public Administration Quarterly.
  • 2003 “Administrative Reform and Development: A Symposium,” Public Administration Quarterly Accepted, R.
  • 2003 “Reform and Revolution in Iran: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis,” Public Administration Quarterly. Accepted, R.
  • 2002 “Globalization, Privatization, and the Future for Modern Governance: A Critical Assessment,” Public Finance and Management 2 (1): 125-153. R (published).
  • 2002 “Ethics and Accountability Problems in Public Administration Under Globalization,” International Review of Administrative Sciences, Accepted, Summer Issue, 2002, R. (published)

Edited Journal Symposia:
(All Refereed)

  • 1998 "Civilization and Administration: Contributions of the Ancient Civilizations of the East to the Modern Administrative State," with seven (7) refereed articles, including two personal pieces, International Journal of Public Administration, Vol 21 (1), January, 1998.
  • 1998 "Comparative and Development Public Administration 2000," with six (6) refereed articles, including a personal article, International Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 21 (12), December, 1998.
  • 1999 "Administrative Reform in Global Perspectives," with six (6) articles, including two personal, International Journal of Public Administration. 22 (4), April, 1999/Pp. NA.
  • 2002 "Administrative Reform and Development: An International Perspective," Public Administration Quarterly.
  • 2002 “Ancient Civilizations and Administration: A Symposium,” Public Admin. Quarterly. In Two Parts.
  • 2002 “Contemporary Public Administration: Perspectives From Around the World,” Public Administration Quarterly.

United Nations' Publications:
(Refereed)

  • 1997 "Ethics, Professionalism, and the Image of the Public Service," The United Nations' Publication/Report to the Secretariat, and for Distributions to all Member Countries in Six international languages. ST/SG/AC.6/1997/L,3. A refereed publication originally presented at the Thirteenth Conference of the United Nations on  "Public Administration and Finance" in New York, May 27-June 4, 1997.
  • 1999 "From Government to Governance," Issue Paper Prepared for Presentation by the United Nations' Secretary General, at the World Conference on Governance to be held in Manila, the Phillippines, May 31-June 4, 1999. Consulting work. Paper published in six languages in for the conference. (consulting work).
  • 1999 "Building Partnership for Sound Governance," Paper  presented at the Plenary Session on Building Partnerships for Governance of the UN World Conference on Governance in Manila, the Phillippines, May 31-June 4, 1999 (Consulting work).  Paper  published in six languages.

Edited Journal Symposia in Progress:
(All Refereed)

  • "Organization Theory and Public Management: Ancient Origins," International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior, with six articles, including one personal article and an introduction.
  • "Early Origins of Modern Management," Journal of Management History with five articles, including one personal and an introduction.
  • “Global Management of Crises,” POR.

Articles Under Review/Will Be Submitted:
(All Refereed)

  • “One More Time: Is Privatization A Good Public Policy? Public Administration Review.
  • “Globalization, New Public Management, and New Global Colonization,” Public Administration Review OR International Review of Administrative Sciences
  • “Eleven Flaws of the “New Public Management,” Public Administration Review.
  • “Institutionalization of the Administrative State/Role: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis,” Governance: International Journal of Policy and Administration.
  • “New Institutionalism and Public Administration Theory: A Theoretical Analysis,” Administration & Society
  • “From Civil to Non-Civil Administration: A Major Challenge to the State and Public Administration,” Public Administration Review
  • “Conceptualizing the New Administrative State Role: Implications for Public Administrators,” Public Administration Review.
  • “Organizational Elite: Theory and Application,” International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior.
  • “Globalization and Democratic Self-Determination: Implications for Developmental State and Public Administration?” Governance: International Journal of Policy and Administration.
  • “Public Administration Under the New World Order,” Public Administration Review.
  • “Chaos and Transformation Theories, and their Implications for World System Design and the New Global Public Management,” Public Administration Theory.
  • “Chaos and Transformation Theories, with Implications for Organization Theory and Public Management,” Public Administration Review.
  • “Revolution, Elite Change, and the Bureaucracy in Iran: a Theoretical and Empirical Analysis,” Governance: International Journal of Policy and Administration.
  • “Administrative Ethics and Professionalism Under Globalization,” International Review of Administrative Science.
  • “The Nexus of Performance and Legitimacy: The Shah’s Reform and Revolution of 1978-79 in Iran,” Public Administration Review.
  • “Chaos Theory, Revolutionary Chaos, and Public Management: The Case of Iranian Revolution of 1978-79,” ?????????????
  • “Bureaucracy, Democracy, and Hypocrisy,” Public Administration Review.
Fellowships/Scholarships/Awards and Grants
  • 2000 Presidential Research Development Award, Florida Atlantic University, $25,000 (one of six awards out of 39 university-wide competitions), for research on Globalization, Governance, and Democratic Self-Determination.”
  • 1990 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Travel to Collections Grant, August 1990: $750.
  • 1990 American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), Travel Grant to present a paper at the World Congress of Sociology, Madrid, Spain, July 9-14, 1990, $1,000.
  • 1989 Provost's Research Grant, Provost's Internal Grant Award for the book, Crisis in the U.S. Administrative State: A Political Economy Analysis (Praeger, Forthcoming), Univ. of Pitt., June 1989: $5,000.
  • 1090 Research Grants (2), University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, Winter and Spring 1989: $1,200.
  • 1989 Research Grant, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, Summer 1988: $800.
  • 1989 Research Grant, Provost's Internal Grant Award for the book, The State, Bureaucracy, and Revolution in Modern Iran: Agrarian Reforms and Regime Politics (Praeger, 1989), U. of Pittsburgh, July 1987: $1,000.
  • 1987 Research Grants (2), University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, 1987, 1986: $950.
  • 1985 Research Grant, Provost's Research Award, U. of Pittsburgh, 1985: $500.
  • 1985 Research Grants (3), University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, 1985: $850.
  • 1982 Chancellor's Distinguished Student Fellowship/Award, Syracuse University, February, 1982: $3,500.
  • 1981 Dissertation Grants (2), Syracuse University, Jan. 1981, 1982: $400.
  • 1980 Roscoe Martin Foundation Dissertation Awards (2), The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, December of 1981 and 1980: $400.
  • 79-81 Graduate Assistantship Award (Teaching and Research) , The Maxwell School, Syracuse University, 1979-1981 (worked with Jesse Burkhead and Henry Lambright).
  • 79-82 Ph.D. Scholarship, Government/Islamic Republic of Iran, January 1979-Summer 1982 (Paid back in full).
  • 77-78 Graduate Fellowship, Government of Iran--National Iranian Radio and TV Organization (NIRT), January 1977-December 1978.
  • 72-76 Merit Performance Awards (more than 25), NIRT-Government of Iran, (for outstanding job performance), Tehran, Iran, 1972-1976.
  • 67-71 Undergraduate Full-Time Fellowship, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran, 1967-1971.
  • Numerous Travel Grants to national and International Conferences received from the University of Pittsburgh, Northern Kentucky University, Florida Atlantic University, and outside sources, 1985-1999.
Other Publications

(Non-Refereed)

  • 1997 "Proper Crisis Management Vital to World Problems," Public Administration Times, January 1997, p. 23.
  • 1997 "Bureaucracy is Alive and Well: A Critique of the Chaos Theory and Market," Public Administration Times, Forthcoming/November 1997, p. 3.
Other Professional/Research Activities/Services
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the following journals:
    1991- International Journal of Public Administration
    1997- International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior
    1998- Journal of Policy, Change, and Administration
    1999-Present Korean Journal of Public Policy Analysis
    2000-Present Public Administration Quarterly
    2000-Present International Review of Public Administration
  • Journal Referee/Book Reviewer:
    1990- International Journal of Public Administration
    1990 Political Studies Review
    1992- Studies in Comparative International Development
    1997- Public Administration Quarterly
    1997- International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior
    1999- International Review of Administrative Sciences
    2000- International Journal of Public-Private Partnerships
    2000- International Review of Public Administration
    2000- Korean Journal of Public Policy Analyis
    2000- Public Management
  • 1997- Member of the Publications Committee, American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)
  • 1995- Member of the Campaign for International Relations, American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)
  • 90-91 Member of the National Conference Committee (NCC), American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)
  • 90-91 Coordinator, Section on International and Comparative Administration (SICA), American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)
  • 93-94 Member of the Executive Board of the Greater Cincinnati Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)
  • 92-94 Local Government Research, "Northern Kentucky Local Government/Counties Reorganization/Consolidation Study," a project assigned by the President of Northern Kentucky University, Dr. Leon Booth, to study the three counties' consolidation feasibility by the year 2000.
New Journal

Founding Editor of the new, refereed global journal, PUBLIC ORGANIZATION REVIEW: A GLOBAL JOURNAL (Kluwer Academic Publishes), a world class quarterly to publish first rate articles on public organizations with a focus on governmental, non-governmental, and non-profit organizations worldwide. The editorial board is drawn from among the top, internationally established scholars in the fields of public administration, political science, economics, and management representing four continents. The first inaugural issue is was out in March 2001. A marketing survey was conducted in 1999 by the publisher, with the result of an over 80% rate of responses and with overwhelming support for the journal. The journal is now in the second volume.

Dissertation
  • 1983 "Bureaucratic Politics: Development Or System Maintenance?: A Study in Administrative Theory and Behavior" Dissertation Abstract International, Volume 43, Issue 11, Book, A, May 1983, p. 3703.
Conference Proceedings

(Abstract Refereed)

Many, including the following select ones:

  • 1999 "Organizational Contradictions in Public Service Reforms," The ASPA Annual Conference, Orlando, FL: April 9-13, 1999.
  • 1997 "The Elite Questions: Toward a Normative Theory of Organization," The 1997 Annual Conference of the Public Administration Theory Network, Richmond, VA: March 8-10, 1997. (Refereed).
  • 1997 "Teaching the Core Ph.D. Course: 'Conceptual Foundations of Public Administration,'" The Proceedings of the 1997 Annual Conference of Teaching Public Administration, Richmond, VA: March 6-8, 1997. Co-Author: FAU Ph.D. student, John Carroll. (Refereed)
  • 1993 "What is Happening to Public Enterprises? Is Privatization Working?," The Proceedings of the 1993 Annual Conference of the American Society for Public Administration, San Francisco, CA: July 17-21, 1993. (Refereed)
  • 1991 "Religion and Politics in Contemporary Iran: Shia Radicalism, Revolution, and National Character," The Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Political Science Association, APSA, Washington, DC, August 29-Sep. 1, 1991. (Refereed)
  • 1987 "Teaching Ethics, Democracy, and Public Administration," The Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference on Teaching Public Administration, co-author: UPB-undergraduate student, James Moreland, Washington, D.C., April 29-30, 1987, pp. 145-154. (Refereed)
  • 1986 "Organizational Performance and Public Management," The Proceedings of the 1986 National Conference of the Association of Human Resources Management (AHRM), New Orleans, November 17-19, 1986, December 1986, pp. 86-91. (Refereed)
  • 1986 "Bureaucratic Politics and Administrative Theory: Federal Civil Service Politicization Under the Reagan Administration," The Proceedings of the 9th Annual Conference on Teaching Public Administration, White Plains, New York, April 30-May 2, 1986, pp. 187-193. (Refereed)
Conference Activities

(All Refereed)

Numerous Panels Organized and Chaired, plus other Activities. The following are the select samples:

  • 2002 Organizer and Chair, Panel on “Leading and Managing Public Organizations in the Age o f Chaos and Uncertainty.” ASPA Conference, Phoenix, AZ, March 23-26.
  • 2001 Organizer and Chair, Panel on “Challenges of Globalization for Managing Giant Cities and Communities Around the World,” ASPA National Conference, Newark, NJ, March 10-13; Refereed.
  • 2000 Organizer and Chair, Panel on “State of Privatization Around the World,” with five presentations, including a personal paper, and two discussants, The Annual Conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), San Diego, CA: April 1-4. (Proposal Refereed.)
  • 2000 Chair and Discussant, Panel on Diversity in the Workplaces, The Annual Conference of Teaching Public Administration, Fort Lauderdale, FL January 30-31. Invited.
  • 1999 Organizer and Chair, Panel on "Globalization, and Public Policy," The Annual Conference of the American Political Science Association (APSA) and Policy Studies Organization (PSO), Atlanta: September 1-4, 1999.(proposal refereed)
  • 1999 Chair and Rapporteur, the United Nations' Organized Workshop Session on the "Role of World Conferences on Building Partnerships for Governance," The World Conference on Governance, Manila, the Philippines, May 31-June 4, 1999.
  • 1999 Rapporteur, United Nations' 6 Sessions on the Theme  "Building Partnerships for Governance," of the World Conference on Governance, Manila, the Phillippines, May 31-June 4, 1999.
  • 1999 Organizer and Chair, Mini-Plenary Session on "Contradictions in Organizational Changes and Public Service Reforms," The 1999 Annual ASPA Conference, Orlando, FL: April 9-13, 1999. (Proposal Refereed).
  • 1998 Organizer and Chair, Panel on "Building a Community-Based Administrative State," The Annual Conference of the American Political Science Association (APSA), Boston: September 1-4, 1998. (Proposal Refereed).
  • 1998 Discussant, Panel on "Best Practices of Emergency Management," The 1998 Annual ASPA Conference, Seattle, WA, May......, 1998.
  • 1997 Attendant, The ASPA's Mid-Year Meeting on the Annual Conference, Washington, DC , December 3-5,1997; served on Publications and Campaign for International Development Committees.
  • 1997 Organizer and Chair, Panel on "Neo-Institutionalism and Public Administration: Problems and Prospects," The 1997 Annual Conference of the American Political Science Association, Washington, DC: August 28-31, 1997. Presenters include Guy Peters (Pitt.), Gary Wamsley (VPI), Baryl Radin (SUNY-Albany), and myself; discussants included James Carroll (FIU), Charles Washington (FAU). (Proposal Refereed)
  • 1997 Participant, by invitation, in a 10-day international conference at the United Nations on "Governance, Public Administration, and Finance" held in New York City, May 27-June 4, 1997 (also gave one of the five papers on Ethics in Public Service," translated into six international languages. (Selected by Key Staff Directors/Head and Members and the UN Experts)
  • 1997 Rapporteur, "Committee on Resource Mobilization and Financial Management," the United Nations' Conference on Public Administration and Finance and Creation of an Enhanced Governance Environment," NYC: UN, May 27-June 4, 1997. (Elected by Committee Members)
  • 1997 Moderator, Session on "Organizational Elites," The 1997 Annual Conference of Public Administration Theory Network, Richmond, VA: March 8-10, 1997. (Assigned by Conference Organizers)
  • 1997 Discussant, the  panel on "Political and Social Consequences of Economic Globalization," The 1997 Annual Meeting of the Florida Political Science Association, Fort Lauderdale: April 1997. (Assigned by Conference Organizers)
  • 1995 Attendant, the 1995 Annual Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association (MWPSA), Chicago, April 1995.
  • 1995 Attendant, The 1995 Annual Conference of the Public Administration Theory Network and the Teaching Conference of Public Administration, Seattle, WA, March 1995.
  • 1995 Organizer and Chair, the Panel "Bureaucrats and Politicians in Modern Systems of Governance," The 1995 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA), Chicago, August 31-September 2, 1995. Panelists included Bert Rockman (University Of Pittsburgh), Francis Rourke (Johns Hopkins University), Matthew Holden (University of Virginia), and three from the US, UK, and Spain. (Proposal Refereed)
  • 1994 Participant, International Conference of the "Expert Group On Human Resource Problems and Development," NYC: the United Nations, June 22-23, 1994, with a subsequent editing of the conference report (330 pages) as a consultant. (Invited by the UN Authorities/Staff Directors)
  • 1993 Chair, Session on "Selecting Elites," at the 1993 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Miami, FL, August 13-17, 1993. (Invited by the Research Group Organizer, Mattei Dogan of Paris)
  • 1992 Organizer and Convener, a panel on Public Administration Theory, "Bureaucrats and Political Appointees in a Presidential System," as well as presenting papers at the 1992 Annual APSA Conference held in Chicago, September 3-6, 1992. (Proposal Refereed)
  • 1991 Organizer and Convener, the Panel, "Islamic Radicalism and Change in the Middle East, Iran, and Central Asia," the 1991 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA), Washington, DC., August 28-September 2, 1991. (Proposal Refereed)
  • 1991 Attendant, the Conference on "Two North American Regions in Stress: Eastern Canada and the Appalachia," held at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, June 20-21, 1991. (Invited)
  • 1990 Organizer and Convener, Panel on "Contributions of the Ancient Civilizations of the East to the Modern West: Administrative Implications for the 21st Century," the 1990 Annual National Conference of the American Society for Public Administration, Los Angeles, April 7-11, 1990. Participants: Fred Riggs, Ferrel Heady, Fred Thayer, Demetrios Argyriades, V. Subramaniam, and King Chow, University of Hong Kong.  (Proposal Refereed)
  • 1990 Coordinator, Section on International and Comparative Administration (SICA), Program Committee of The 1990 Annual National Conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), 1989-1990. (Selected by the National Program Committee and the Section Members)
  • 1990 Member of the Program Committee, The 1990 Annual National Conference of the American Society for Public Administration, 1989-1990.
  • 1989 Organizer and Convener, Panel: "The Federal Bureaucracy, Bureaucratic Reform, and Public Admin.," The 1989 Annual National Conference of the American Political Science Ass., Atlanta, Aug.30-Sept.4, 1989. Participants: Guy Peters, U. of Pitt.; Fred Riggs, U. of Hawaii; Larry Hill, U. of Oklahoma; Gary Wamsley, VPI; and Nicholas Henry, Georgia Southern University. (Proposal Refereed)
  • 1989 Discussant, Round table on "Impacts of Presidentialism on Civil Service and Bureaucracy," Chaired by Fred Riggs, The 1989 National Conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), Miami, April 8-12, 1989. (Invited)
  • 1988 Discussant, Research Round table on "Comparative Presidentialism" Chaired by Fred Riggs, The 1988 Annual National Conference of American Political Science Association (APSA), Washington, DC, August 27-September 1, 1988.(Invited).
  • 1989 Member of the North American Ad Hoc Committee for the International Institute of Comparative Government (IICG), headquartered in Lusanne, Switzerland, Chaired by Fred Riggs, 1987-1989. (Invited).
  • 1988 Discussant, panel on "State and Development," Chaired by Fred Riggs,The 1988 Annual National Conference of the American Political Science Association (APSA), September 1-4, 1988. (Invited).
  • 1988 Organizer and Convener, Research Round-Table on "Comparative Bureaucracies: Administrative Performance and Political Responsibility," The 1988 Annual National Conference of the American Society for Public Administration, Boston, March 28-April 1, 1987. Participants: Fred Riggs, Ferrel Heady, Guy Peters, Joseph Eaton,  Milton Esman, V. Subramaniam. (Proposal Refereed)
  • 1986 Organizer and Convener, Panels on "Organizational Behavior and Public Management," and "HRM: Performance Appraisal and Reward System,  The 1986 National Conference of the AHRMOB, New Orleans, November 19, 1986. Participants: Barry Bozeman, Syracuse University; Steve Loveless, Florida International University. (Proposal Refereed).
  • 1986 Attendant, The 1986 Annual National Conference of the American Political Science Association (APSA), Washington, DC, August 27-31, 1986.
  • 1986 Organizer and Convener, Panel on, "The Contemporary State and Public Administration Theory," The 47th National Conference of the American Society for Public Administration ASPA),  Anaheim, CA, April 13-16, 1986. Participants: Dwight Waldo, Syracuse University;  Bruce Smith, the Brookings Inst.; V. Subramaniam, Carleton University; Lloyd Nigro, Georgia State University. (Proposal Refereed)
  • 1985 Organizer and Convener, Panel on "Civil Service Transitions Under Changing Political Regimes," The 46th National Conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), Indianapolis, March 23-27, 1985. (Proposal Refereed)
Papers Presented at Conferences

(R: Abstract Refereed; I: Invited and Refereed)

Numerous, including the following select ones:

  • 2002 “Transformation of Government under Globalization: Annual IASIA Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, June 17-20.
  • 2002 “Chaos and Transformation Theories: Implications for Organization Theory and Public Management,” Annual Conference of ASPA, Phoenix, AZ, March 23-26.
  • 2001 “Changing Role of Government and Transformation of Public Administration,” presented at the Seminar held at Tabatabee University, Tehran. December.
  • 2001 “Changing Role of Government under Globalization: Rightsizing Or Downgrading the Role of Government, with Implications for Policy and Administration,” the Annual UN Conference of the Eastern Regional Organization of Public Administration, (UN-EROPA), Tehran, November 4-8. R, WBP
  • 2001 “Building and Managing Human Capital for the New Century: Strategic public Personnel Management,” Annual EROPA Conference, Tehran, November 4-8.
  • 2001 “Globalization and Privatization: A Theoretical Analysis with Implications for Governance, and Public Management Education and Training,” presented at the Annual Conference of the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration, Athens, Greece, July 7-13. R, WBP
  • 2001 “Global Administrative Reform and Development,” presented at the Annual Conference of the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration, Athens, Greece, July 7-13. R, WBP
  • 2001 “Globalization Challenges to the Governance and Management of Giant Cities,” ASPA Annual Conference, Newark, NJ, March-1013. R, WBP
  • 2001 “Globalization and Teaching Public Administration,” Roundtable Presentation at the Annual Conference of Teaching Public Administration, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, February 4-5. R
  • 2000 “Globalization and Governability: A Theoretical Analysis,” The World Congress of the International Political Science Association (IPSA), Quebec, Canada, August 1-4. R,WBP
  • 2000 “Ethics and Accountability Problems under Globalization,” The World Congress of the International Political Science Association (IPSA), Quebec, Canada, August 1-4. R,WBP
  • 2000 “Alternatives to Bureaucratic Administration in the Middle/Near East,” The Annual Conference of the American Political Science Association (APSA), Washington, DC, August 30-September 2. R, Published
  • 2000 “What Happened to the Administrative State?: A Critical and Comparative Analysis,” The Annual Conference of the American Political Science Association (APSA), Washington, DC, August 30, September 2. R, WBP
  • 2000 “Globalization: A Theoretical Analysis, With Implications for Developmental State and Public Administration,” International Conference on Globalization and Public Administration: Building Global Standards, Korean Institute of Public Administration, July 20-21. I,WBP
  • 2000 “Meeting the Challenges of Globalization to National Administrative Systems: Implications for Governance and Public Administration,” The Special Regional Conference of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS), Bologna, Italy, June 19-22. R, WBP
  • 2000 “Privatization and Accountability Problems under Globalization,” The Annual Conference of the International Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA), Beijing, China, July, 17-20. R, WBP
  • 2000 “Privatization in Post-Revolutionary Iran, and Around the World,” The Annual Natinal Conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), San Diego, CA: April 1-4. R- W b p.
  • 1999 "Partnership-Based Administrative Reform and Good Governance: Strategies and Models: A Theoretical Analysis," The 1999 Special Conference of the International Research Group on Structure and Organization of Governance (SOG), Tokyo, Japan, November 17-19. R
  • 1999 "Privatization, Public-Private Sectors Reconfiguration and Accountability in Government: A Global and Comparative Analysis," The 1999 Special Conference fo the International Research Group on Structure and Organization of Governance (SOG), November 17-19, 1999. R
  • 1999 "Bureaucracy and Revolution in Iran: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis," The World Congress  on Imam Khomeini and the Iranian Revolution of 1978-79,  Tehran, Iran, October, 1999. R
  • 1999 "Globalization and the Iranian Revolution: Challenges and Prospects," The World Congress on Ayatullah Khomeini and the Iranian Revolution of 1978-79, Tehran, Iran, October, 1999.R
  • 1999 "Globalization and Public Policy," The 1999 Annual Conference of the American Political Science Association (APSA) and Policy Studies Organization, Atlanta, September 1-4, 1999. Accepted for publication. R
  • 1999 "Administrative Ethics and Professional Competence: Accountability and Performance in Public Administration," The 1999 Specialized Conference of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS), Sunningdale/London, UK, July 12-15, 1999. Will be published.  R
  • 1999 "Globalization, Accountability, and Administration: A Critical Essay," The 1999 Specialized International Conference of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS), Sunningdale/London, UK,  July 12-15, 1999. Will be published. R
  • 1999 "Building Partnerships for Governance," at the "Plenary Session on Building Partnerships for Governance"   The 1999 United Nations' World Conference on Governance, Manila, The Phillippines, May 31-June 4, 1999. Will be published.
  • 1999 "Globalization and Governance: A Theoretical Analysis," The 1999 Annual Conference of the International Research Group on Structure and Organization of Governance (SOG)," University of Wisconsin-Madison, April 22-25, 1999. Will be submitted for publication. R
  • 1999 "Organizational Contradictions in Current Public Service Reforms,"  The 1999 Annual Conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), Orlando, FL, April 10-14, 1999. Will be submitted for publication. R
  • 1999 "Administrative Ethics and Professionalism Under Globalization," International Symposium on Ethics and Public Administration, Florida International University, North Miami, April 9, 1999. Will be published. R
  • 1998 "Privatization Or Reform?: Public Enterprise Management in Transition," The 1998 Annual International Conference of the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA), Paris, France, September 14-18, 1998. Published. R
  • 1998 "Administrative Reform in Global Perspectives," The 1998 Annual International Conference of the IASIA, Paris, France, September 14-18, 1998. Published. R
  • 1998 "Failure of Administrative Reform and the Revolution of 1978-79 in Iran," The 1998 Annual International Conference of IASIA, Paris, France, September 14-18, 1998. Published. R
  • 1998 "Building a Community-Based Administrative State," The 1998 Annual Conference of the American Political Science Association (APSA), Boston,September 1-4, 1998. Will be published. R
  • 1998 "Public-Private Mix and Administrative Reform: A Comparative/Global Perspective," The International Conference on Public Sector Reform, Tehran, Iran, August 1998. R.
  • 1998 "Perspectives On Emergency Management: Theory and Application," The 1998 Annual Conference of ASPA, Seattle, WA, May ??-??, 1998. R
  • 1997 "Institutionalization of the New Administrative State/Role," The 1997 Annual Conference of the American Political Science Association, August 28-31, 1997. Under Review for publication. R
  • 1997 "From Civil to Non-Civil Administration: The Biggest Challenge to the State and Public Administration; Ancient and Modern Perspectives," the 1997 Annual Conference of the American Society for Public Administration, Philadelphia: July 26-30, 1997. Under Review for Publication. R
  • 1997 "Ethics, Professionalism, and the Image of the Public Service," The United Nations' 13th Conference of the Expert Group on "Public Administration and Finance," and "Creation and Maintenance of A Sound Governance Environment," New York City: May 26-June 4, 1997. This was one of the five (5) papers selected worldwide, which were  translated into six (6) international languages. Published. I & R
  • 1997 "The Elite Question: Toward A Normative Theory of Organization," The 1997 Annual Conference of the PA Theory Network, Richmond, VA: March 8-10, 1997.Accepted for Publication. R
  • 1997 "Teaching the Core Ph.D. Course: 'Conceptual Foundations of Public Administration," The 1997 Annual Teaching Conference of Public Administration, Richmond, VA: March 6-8, 1997. Co-Author: FAU Ph.D. student, John Carroll. Published. R
  • 1997 "Development and Comparative Public Administration," The 1997 Annual Southeastern Conference of Public Administration (SECOPA), Miami: October 4, 1997. Published. I & R
  • 1996 "Public Enterprise Management Across Nations: Privatization Or Reform?; Implications for Public Management Theory and Practice," paper presented at the 1996 Annual Conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), Atlanta, July 1996. Published. R & R
  • 1996 "Regime Change and Elite Change During the Iranian Revolution of  1978-79," paper presented at a special conference of the International Political Science Association (IPSA)'s Research Group on Elite Studies, in Madrid, Spain, June 29-30, 1996. Organized by Mattei Dogan of Paris and John Higley of the University of Texas at Austin. Published. I & R
  • 1994 "Democracy, Bureaucracy, and Public Administration: Implications for Developing Nations," presented at the 1994 World Congress of the International Political Science Association, Berlin, Germany, August 21-25, 1994. R
  • 1994 "The New World Order and Global Public Administration" presented at the 1994 Annual Conference of the American Society for Public Administration, Kansas City, July 1994. Published. R
  • 1994 "Administrative Elites and Political Elites: Harmony and Conflict," presented at the 1994 World Congress of the International Political Science Association, Berlin, Germany, August 21-25, 1994. R
  • 1993 "Professionalism, Bureaucracy, and Modern Governance: A Comparative Analysis," presented at the 1993 Annual Conference of the American Political Science Ass. in Washington, DC, September 2-4, 1993. Published.R
  • 1993 "Bureaucrats and Politicians in Comparative Perspective" presented at the 1993 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA) in Miami, August, 1993.  Published. R
  • 1993 "Toward an Elite Theory of Organization" presented at the 1993 Annual Symposium of the Public Administration Theory Network, Hayward, CA, July 14-6, 1993. Published. R
  • 1993 "What is Happening to Public Enterprises?: Is Privatization Working: A Comparative International Analysis" presented at the 1993 Annual Conference of the American Society for Public Administration, in San Francisco, March 1993. Published. R
  • 1993 "Governmental Reform in Developing Nations," presented at the 1993 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association (MWPOLSA), Chicago: April 15-17, 1993. Published. R
  • 1992 "Higher Civil Servants As Policy Makers Also: A Comparative Analysis of the U.S. and Other Countries" presented at the 1992 Annual Conference of the American Political Science Association (APSA) in Chicago, Sept. 2-6, 1992. R
  • 1992 "Public Enterprise Management in Contemporary Iran: Politics or Administration?," presented at the XXII International Congress of the Administrative Sciences (IIAS), Vienna, Austria, July 13-17, 1992. R
  • 1992 "Development Administration Under the Changing World Order: Challenges and Opportunities," presented at The 1992 Annual Conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), Chicago, April 11-15, 1992. Published. R
  • 1991 "Shia Radicalism, Revolution, and Iranian National Character," paper presented at the 1991 Annual National Conference of the American Political Science Association (APSA), Washington, DC, August 29-September 1, 1991. Published. R
  • 1991 "Economic Policy and Social Justice: A Comparative Analysis of Major Revolutions," presented at the Conference on Public Policy held at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, August 16-18, 1991. Published. I & R
  • 1991 "Globalization of Agrarian Reforms: The Role of Multinational Corporations," paper presented at the World Congress of the International Political Science Association (IPSA), held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 21-26, 1991. R
  • 1991 "Bureaucracy and Political Change in the Middle East: A Comparative Analysis of Governance," presented at the Post-Congress Conference of the Structure and Organization of Governance, The World Congress of International Political Science Association (IPSA), Buenos Aires, Argentina, July-26-27, 1991. R
  • 1991 "The Contemporary State and Public Administration Theory: Legitimizing the Administrative State," paper presented at the 1991 ASPA National Conference-Symposium of the Public Administration Theory Network, Washington, DC: George Washington University, March 21-22, 1991. Published. R
  • 1991 "Public, Private, and Nonprofit Sectors: Administrative Perspectives in Contemporary Iran," Paper presented at the 1991 Annual National Conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), Washington, DC, March 21-27, 1991; Panel convener: Margaret Reid of the University of North Texas. Published. R
  • 1991 "The Persian Gulf Crisis and the Middle East Politics: The Role of Iran in the Region," The 1991 Annual Meeting of the Kentucky Political Science Association, Northern Kentucky, March 8-9, 1991. I & R
  • 1990 "Bureaucratic Politics And Administrative Theory: Toward A Constitutionally Legitimized Administrative State," presented at the 1990 National Conference of the American Political Science Association (APSA), San Francisco, August 29-September 2, 1990. Published. R
  • 1990 "Politics and Religion in Contemporary Iran," presented at the 1990 World Congress of Sociology (ISA), Madrid, Spain, July 9-14, 1990. Published. R
  • 1990 "The Administrative System of the Ancient Persian Empire: Contributions to the Modern World," paper presented at The 1990 National Conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), Los Angeles, CA, April 7-11, 1990. Published. R
  • 1989 "Crisis and Legitimacy in the Federal Administrative State: Towards an Integrated Theory of Public Administration," paper presented at The 1989 National Conference of the American Political Science Ass. (APSA), Atlanta, Aug. 31-Sep. 4, 1989. Published. R
  • 1989 "Crisis in the U.S. Administrative State," paper presented at The 1989 National Conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), Miami, April 8-14, 1989. Published. R
  • 1989 "Challenges in Comparative and Development Public Administration: Current Research and Future Directions," presented at the 1989 National Conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), Miami, April 8-14, 1989. Panel Chair: Lawrence Graham of the University of Texas at Austin. R
  • 1989 "Civil Service Reforms in American and Comparative Perspectives," presented at the University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSIPA), November 21, 1989. I
  • 1988 "Public Enterprise and Public Administration: Policy and Politics, a Comparative Perspective," presented at the 1988 World Congress of the International Political Science Association (IPSA), Washington, DC, August 27-September 1, 1988. Published. R
  • 1988 "Political Economy of the Administrative State and the American Public Administration," presented at the University of Texas at Dallas, February 1988. R
  • 1987 "Indigenous Government and Democracy: Is It Possible in the Case of Iran?," presented at The 1987 National Conference of the American Political Science Association (APSA), Chicago, September 3-6, 1987. Panel Chair: Fred Riggs, Univ. of Hawaii. Panel: "Comparative Government: A Neo-Institutional Approach." Published. R
  • 1987 "Politics-Administration Interface in Multi-Valued Choice Policy in the Reagan Administration," presented at the Conference on the Theory and Practice of Multi-Valued Choice Policy-Making, Ottawa, Canada: Carleton University, May 1-3, 1987. Published. I & R
  • 1987 "Teaching Ethics, Public Administration, and Democracy," paper presented at The 10th National Conference on Teaching Public Administration, Washington, D.C., April 29-30, 1987. Co-Author: Undergraduate Student at University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, James Moreland. Published. R
  • 1987 "The State, Bureaucracy, and Revolution in Modern Iran: Agrarian Reforms and Regime Politics," paper presented at The 1987 Annual Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association (MWPSA), Chicago, April, April 8-11, 1987. Published. R
  • 1987 "Bureaucracy, Bureaucratization, and System Maintenance," paper presented at The 1987 National Conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), Boston, March 1987. Published. R
  • 1986 "Organizational Performance and Public Management," paper presented at The 1986 National Conference of the Association of Human Resources Management and Organizational Behavior(AHRMOB), New Orleans, November 17-19, 1986. R
  • 1986 "Politics and the State in Ancient Persia: Toward a Political Theory of World-State Empire," presented at the International Symposium on Non-Western Political Theory, Ottawa, Canada, November 28-30, 1986. I & R
  • 1986 "Contemporary Bureaucratic Politics and Public Administration: Implications for Development and Public Service," presented at Roosevelt University, Chicago, May 22. I
  • 1986 "Bureaucratic Politics and Administrative Theory under the Reagan Administration," presented at The 9th Annual Conference on Teaching Public Administration, White Plains, NY, April 30-May 2, 1986. Published. R
  • 1986 "Bureaucracy, Bureaucratization, and System-Maintenance: The Case of Iran Before and After the Revolution 1978-79," presented at the 9th Annual Conference on Teaching Public Administration, White Plains, NY, April 30-May 2, 1986. Published. R
  • 1985 "The Politics of Bureaucracy: Civil Service Politicization and Partisan Political Activities of Government Employees Under the Reagan Administration," presented at The 47th National Conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), Indianapolis, March 23-27, 1985. R
  • 1985 "The Impacts of the Revolution of 1978-79 on Iranian Bureaucracy and Civil Service," presented at the Annual National Conference of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), Indianapolis, March 23-27, 1985. Published. R
  • 1979 "Public Administration and the Iranian Revolution: Public Service or Elite Enhancement?," presented at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, March 1979. Arranged.
Campus Lectures and Community/Public Speeches/Services
  • 1993 "American Intergovernmental Relations in Perspectives," Northern Kentucky University, April 15, 1993. Volunteered.
  • 1991 "The Role of the U.S. in Global Reform of the Countryside and Agricultural Development: A Post-War Reassessment," the Kiwanis Club Meeting, Northern Kentucky, New Port, KY, April 1991. Invited.
  • 1991 "The Persian Gulf Crisis: History, Conflict, and the Aftermath of the War," with Dr. Richard Ward, three (3) Television Programs broadcast through Channel A-16 of the Storer Cable, sponsored by the Latonia Church of Covington, Northern KY, Feb. and March 1991.  (Invited).
  • 1991 Gave Several Talks on the Crisis in the Persian Gulf and the Middle East, at various clubs and public gatherings in Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati area, January-May 1991. (Volunteered or Invited).
  • 1990 "Perspectives and Complexity of the Persian Gulf Crisis," Northern Kentucky University, October, 1990. (Invited).
  • 1989 "Presidency and the Federal Bureaucracy: Politics of the Federal Executive Branch in the Year 2000," University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, November 4, 1989. Invited.
  • 1988 "American Federal System of Government: From Washington to Main Street," University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, November 17, 1988. Volunteered.
  • 1986 "Administrative Repression Under the Apartheid South Africa," Symposium on Apartheid South Africa, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, Fall of 1986 (Convener: Dr. Michael Klausner). Volunteered.
  • 1985 "Politics of the Federal Bureaucracy and the Administrative Behavior in the 1980s," University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, February 5, 1985. Invited.
Professional Organization Affiliation

American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)
American Political Science Association (APSA)
International Political Science Association (IPSA)
Midwest Political Science Association (MWPSA)
International Studies Association (ISA)
Association of Human Resources Mgmt & Org'l Behavior (AHRMOB)
Academy of Management (AM)
Eastern Regional Organization of Public Administration (EROPA)
ASPA Chapter of Pittsburgh
ASPA Chapter of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky
Section on Public Administration and Organizational Behavior (APSA)
Section on Public Policy (APSA)
Policy Studies Organization (PSO)
Section on Comparative Politics (APSA)
Section on American Government and Presidency (APSA)
Section Structure and Organization of Governance (IPSA)
Section on Bureaucracy and Development (IPSA)
Section on Middle East Politics (IPSA)
Section on Elite Studies (IPSA)
Section on Organization Theory (ASPA)
Public Administration Theory Network (PATNET)
Section on Personnel and Labor Relations (ASPA)
Section on Intern'l and Comparative Administration (ASPA)
Section on Political Sociology (ISA)
Section on Non-Profit and Public Management (AM)
Section on Organizational Behavior (AM)
Section on Organization Theory (AM)

Areas of Teaching and Research

* = current research

American Public Administration & Policy/Politics
Executive/Bureaucratic Politics *
Federal Bureaucracy and Presidency *

Organization Theory *
Elite Theory of Organization *
Administrative Theory *
Bureaucratic Theory and Politics *
Organizational Behavior *
Conceptual Foundations of Public Administration (history of political and administrative philosophy)
Public Management
Organization Design, Change and Development *
Managerial/Administrative Behavior

Public Personnel Administration *
Administrative Ethics and Accountability *
Human Resource Management *
Public Personnel Law
Labor-Management Relations
Non-Profit Organizations Management

Public Budgeting and Finance
Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations (IGR)
Crisis and Emergency Management *
Comparative and Development Public Administration *
Comparative Policy and Politics
Globalization:**********
and Governance
and Public Administration
and Self-Determination
and Accountability/Ethical Problems
and Corruption
and National Development
and the Corporate Welfare Administrative State
and New Public Management
and Organization Theory
and Privatization
and Democracy and Bureaucracy
Public Enterprise Management *
Privatization *
Bureaucrats, Politicians and Governance *
Middle/Near East/Iranian Politics and Administration
Administrative/Governmental Reforms *
Ancient Civilizations and Administration *
Decentralization, Debureaucratization, and Reorganization

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