Eastern Michigan University
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Gregory Plagens

Associate Professor

Plagens 601H Pray-Harrold



Current Semester Courses

Winter 2019

PLSC 270 TR, 12:30-1:45, Pray Harrold 420 syllabus
PLSC 431W TR, 3:30-4:45, Pray Harrold 220 syllabus
PLSC 695 W, 6-8:40, Pray Harrold 420 syllabus

Office Hours

9:30-11:30 TR
5-6 W
by appt


Ph.D. (2006), University of South Carolina.

M.P.A. (1999), University of South Carolina.

B.S. (1989), Bowling Green State University.

curriculum vitae

Interests and Expertise

Public Personnel Administration, Organizational Theory, Public Administration, Public Policy, Research Methods

Selected Scholarly Activity

Patrick, Barbara, Gregory K. Plagens, Aaron Rollins, and Elizabeth Evans. 2018. “The Ethical Implications of Altering Public Sector Accountability Models: The Case of the Atlanta Cheating Scandal.” Public Performance & Management Review. Published online March 14, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1080/15309576.2018.1438295     

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. 

Plagens, Gregory K. and Kenneth Stapleton. 2011. “Social Capital Theory and the Metropolitan University: Reframing Ideas about Neighborhood Interactions.” Metropolitan Universities. 21(3): 118-138