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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
Biography

 

Associate Professor and Lincoln Professor of Ethics in Public Affairs

Associate Director, C-STEPS

Director, SPA PhD 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 serves on the editorial boards for the Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory, Perspectives on Public Management & Governance, Government Information Quarterly, International Public Management Journal, American Review of Public Administration, and Public Performance & Management Review.

She has published more than 40 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). She holds a PhD in public administration and policy from the University of Georgia, an MPP from Rutgers University, and a BS in political science from the University of Wyoming.

Research Interests

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

 

Publications
  • 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
  • Siciliano, Michael, Welch, Eric, and Feeney, M.K. 2017. Network exploitation: Professional network churn and scientific production. Social Networks.
  • 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
  • Fusi, Federica, and Feeney, M.K. 2016. Social Media in the Workplace: Information Exchange, Productivity, or Waste? American Review of Public Administration. DOI: 10.1177/0275074016675722 pages 1-23.
  • 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 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
Service
  • Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory, Editorial Board Member (2015 - Present)
  • Public Management Research Association Board of Directors, Board Member (2015 - Present)
  • American Review of Public Administration, Editorial Board Member (2014 - Present)
  • Public Performance & Management Review, Editorial Board Member (2014 - Present)
  • Public Administration Review, Editorial Board Member (2013 - Present)
  • Digital Government Society (dg.o) Annual Conference Committee, Local Organizing Chair (2014 - 2015)