Eastern Michigan University
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Gregory Plagens

Associate Professor

Plagens 601H Pray-Harrold



Current Semester Courses

Fall 2017

PLSC 112 MW, 12:30-1:45, Porter 221 syllabus
PLSC 431w (writing intensive) MW, 2:00-3:15, Pray Harrold 328 syllabus

Office Hours
MW 9:30-12:00
& by appt.






curriculum vitae

Interests and Expertise

Selected Scholarly Activity

1. Ortega, Ramona, Gregory K. Plagens, Peggy Stephens and RaJade M.

    Berry-James. 2012. "Mexican American Public Sector Professionals:

    Perceptions of Affirmative Action Policies and Workplace Discrimination."

    Review of Public Personnel Administration 32(1): 24-44.


2. Plagens, Gregory K. 2011. "Social Capital and Education:

    Implications for Student and School Performance." Education and Culture.

    27(1): 40-64.


 3. Hays, Steven W. and Gregory K. Plagens. 2002. "Human Resource

     Management Best Practices and Globalization: The Universality of

     Common Sense." Public Organization Review. 2(4): 327-348.


 4. Tompkins, Mark E., Gregory K. Plagens, and J. Anthony Dukes. 2015.

     "The Fairness Exercise: American Society for Public Administration, Section on Public Administration Education, 38th        Annual Teaching Public Administration Conference.  Columbus, Ohio, June 3-5.