Eastern Michigan University
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Gregory Plagens

Associate Professor

Plagens 601H Pray-Harrold



Current Semester Courses

Fall 2018

PLSC 112 TR, 2-3:15, Porter 203 syllabus
PLSC 112 TR, 3:30-4:45, Pray Harrold 421 syllabus
PLSC 515 T, 6-8:40, Pray Harrold 420 syllabus

Office Hours


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