Eastern Michigan University
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Barbara Patrick

Associate Professor

Patrick 601K Pray Harrold

734.487.1453

bpatric1@emich.edu

Current Semester Courses

Fall 2018

PLSC 112 MW, 2-3:15, Pray Harrold 303 syllabus
PLSC 210 MW, 12:30-1:45, Pray Harrold 421 syllabus
PLSC 510 M, 6-8:40, Pray Harrold 418 syllabus

Office Hours

M 3:30-6
T 1-5
W 3:30-5
by appt

Education

Ph.D. (2007), Mississippi State University.

MPPA. (2003), Mississippi State University.

B.A. (2001), Rust College.

curriculum vitae

Interests and Expertise


Public Administration, Public Policy, Public Budgeting, Performance Management

Selected Scholarly Activity

“Altering Public Sector Accountability Models: The Case of the Atlanta Cheating Scandal” with Gregory Plagens, Aaron Rollins, and Elizabeth Evans.  Forthcoming Public Performance and Management Review.

“Performance Management and Ethics: The Case of Veterans’ Affairs and Timely Services” with Gregory Plagens Public Integrity Vol. 20, No. 2 (2018):150-162.

"Shifting the Blame in Public Education: Are There Parallels Between Opinion and Policy, " with Aaron Rollins Journal of Public Management and Social Policy, Vol. 23, No. 2 (2016): 51-66.

“Performance Policies and Workforce Development: Can the Market Model Be Successfully Implemented in the Public Arena?”  Politics and Policy, Vol. 44, No. 6 (2016): 1116-1157.

“Assessing Public Sector Performance Reforms and the Plight of Disadvantaged Citizens,” with Aaron Rollins, Public Administration Quarterly, Vol. 39, No. 4 (2015): 151-187.