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Mary Feeney

Associate Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3720
Associate Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3720
Associate Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3720
Lincoln Professor of Public Affairs
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3720
Associate Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 3720
Biography

Mary Feeney is an associate professor and Lincoln Professor of Ethics in Public Affairs. She is the Editor of the Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory, Associate Director of the Center for Science, Technology and Environmental Policy Studies (C-STEPS), and Director of the School of Public Affairs doctoral program. 

Feeney's research focuses on public and nonprofit management, sector comparisons, and science and technology policy. She is currently working on an NSF-funded project investigating materials sharing among academic scientists and a project investigating technology use in municipal governments.

Feeney has serves on the editorial boards for Perspectives on Public Management & Governance, Journal of Behavioral Public Administration, and Public Integrity. She was previously on the editorial board of American Review of Public Administration, Government Information Quarterly, International Public Management Journal, Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory, and Public Performance & Management Review.

She has published more than 50 peer reviewed journal articles in public administration, higher education, and science and technology policy. Feeney has two books: "Nonprofit Organizations & Civil Society in the United States" with Kelly LeRoux (Routledge, 2014) and "Rules and Red Tape: A Prism for Public Administration Theory and Research" with Barry Bozeman (ME Sharpe, 2011). 

Education
  • Ph.D. Public Administration and Policy, University of Georgia
  • M.P.P. Rutgers University
  • B.S. Political Science, University of Wyoming
Research Interests

Specializations: Public Management, Nonprofit Management, Science and Technology Policy

 

Publications
  • Hopf, F., Helmig, B. & Feeney, MK. 2018. Knowledge Construction in Public Administration: A Discourse Analysis of Public Value. Public Administration Review
  • Singla, A., Stritch, J., & Feeney, MK. 2018. Constrained or creative: Financial condition and entrepreneurial orientation in public organizations. Public Administration. https://doi.org/10.1111/padm.12540
  • Miao, Q, Feeney, MK, Zhang, F, Welch, EW, & Sriraj, P. 2018. Through the Storm: Transit agency management in response to climate change. Journal: Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment 63, 421-432. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trd.2018.06.005
  • Feeney, M.K., Carson, L., & H. Dickinson. 2018. Power in Editorial Positions: A Feminist Critique of Public Administration. Public Administration Review
  • Kaufmann, W., Hooghiemstra, R, & M.K. Feeney. 2018. Formal Institutions, Informal Institutions, and Red Tape: An International Longitudinal Study, Public Administration 96(2): 386-403.
  • Fusi, Federica, and Feeney, M.K. 2018. Social Media in the Workplace: Information Exchange, Productivity, or Waste? American Review of Public Administration 48(5): 395-412. doi.org/10.1177/0275074016675722
  • Siciliano, M, Welch, EW, and Feeney, M.K. 2018. Network exploitation: Professional network churn and scientific production. Social Networks 52, 167-17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socnet.2017.07.003
  • Feeney, M.K., and Stritch, Justin. 2017. Family-friendly policies and work life balance in the public sector. Review of Public Personnel Administration. September 27, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1177/0734371X1773378
  • Zhang, Fengxiu, & Feeney, M.K. 2017. Public managers’ views: The missing link in electronic civic engagement. Public Administration Review. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/puar.12853/pdf
  • Langer, J., Feeney, M.K., and Lee, S.E. 2017. Employee Fit and Job Satisfaction in Bureaucratic and Entrepreneurial Work Environments. Review of Public Personnel Administration.
  • Feeney, M.K. and Brown, Adrian. 2016. Are small cities online? Content, ranking, and variation of U.S. municipal websites. Government Information Quarterly. Available online 11 November 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.giq.2016.10.005
  • Grimmelikhuisen, S.G., and Feeney, M.K. 2016. Developing and testing an integrative framework for open government adoption in local governments. Public Administration Review. DOI: 10.1111/puar.12689
  • Hayter, Chris, and Feeney, M.K. 2016. Determinants of external patenting behavior among university scientists. Science and Public Policy. doi: 10.1093/scipol/scw037First published online: October 10, 2016.
  • Feeney, M.K. and Welch, E.W. 2016. Technology-task coupling: Exploring social media use and managerial perceptions of e-government. American Review of Public Administration 46(2): 162-179. August 20 2014. 10.1177/0275074014547413
  • Welch, EW, Feeney, M.K., and Park , Chul Hyun. 2016. Determinants of data sharing in U.S. city governments. Government Information Quarterly 33(3):393-403.
  • Wang, Shu, and Feeney, M.K. 2016. Determinants of information and communication technology use in municipalities. American Review of Public Administration 46(3):292-313. October 19, 2014, doi: 10.1177/0275074014553462
  • Feeney, Mary K. and Julie Langer. 2016. Getting Ahead in the Public Sector: Perceptions of Managers in US Municipalities. American Review of Public Administration 46(6):683-699. 10.1177/0275074015570037
  • Huang, Wan-Ling, and M.K. Feeney. Civic Engagement in Local Government: The Role of Manager Motivation. Review of Public Personnel Administration (2015).
  • Welch, Eric W. and Mary K. Feeney. 2014. Technology in government: How organizational culture mediates information and communication technology outcomes. Government Information Quarterly 31(4):506-512.
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 620PA Prof Development Workshop
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 620PA Prof Development Workshop
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 200Public Serv & Policy in 21st C
PAF 610Adv Qualitative Methods
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 200Public Serv & Policy in 21st C
CPP 294Special Topics
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CPP 294Special Topics
PAF 610Adv Qualitative Methods
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 200Public Serv & Policy in 21st C
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 200Public Serv & Policy in 21st C
PAF 610Adv Qualitative Methods
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 200Public Serv & Policy in 21st C
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 610Adv Qualitative Methods
Editorships
  • Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory, Editor (2019-Present)
  • Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory, Editorial Board (2015 - 2018)
  • Journal of Behavioral Public Administration, Editorial Board (2018-Present)
  • Perspectives on Public Management and Governance, Editorial Board (2018-Present) 
  • American Review of Public Administration, Editorial Board Member (2014 - 2018)
  • Public Performance & Management Review, Editorial Board Member (2014 - 2018)
  • Public Administration Review, Editorial Board Member (2013 - 2018)
Service
  • Public Management Research Association Board of Directors (2015 - Present)
  • Digital Government Society (dg.o) Annual Conference Committee, Local Organizing Chair (2014 - 2015)