Gregory Plagens

A photo of Gregory Plagens


Political Science

601H Pray Harrold


[email protected]

Office Hours

  • Tuesdays 9-11 AM
  • Wednesdays 5-6 PM
  • Thursdays 9-11 AM
  • By appointment


  • Ph.D, University of South Carolina, 2006
  • MPA, University of South Carolina, 1999
  • BS, Bowling Green State University, 1989
  • Curriculum Vitae [PDF]


Winter 2023
  • PLSC 431W, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11-12:15 PM, 219 Porter
  • PLSC 695, Wednesdays, 6-8:40 PM, 408 Pray Harrold

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • 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 and Management Review. Published online March 14, 2018.
  • 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