H. George Frederickson was appointed Edwin O. Stene Distinguished Professor of Public Administration in 1987. He teaches administrative ethics and the role of government to our graduate students, and he teaches an honors section of our introduction to public administration class to political science undergraduates. In addition to Professor Frederickson's other activities, he organizes the annual KU City/County Management conference in the Spring on the Lawrence campus.
Before coming to KU, Professor Frederickson served as President of Eastern Washington University. Prior to his presidency, he served on the faculty at Syracuse University in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, and held faculty and administrative appointments at Indiana University and the University of Missouri.
Professor Frederickson has served as President of the American Society for Public Administration and has been honored on numerous occasions for distinguished research and professional service by the American Society for Public Administration and the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration. He is a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, and an honorary member of the International City/County Management Association.
His international work takes him frequently to the far east, and in 1990 he served as a Distinguished Fulbright Scholar in South Korea.
CURRICULUM VITAEdwin O. Stene Distinguished Professor of Public Administration
Courtesy Professor of Higher Education Administration Department of Public Administration
The University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas 66045
Telephone: Office 785/864-3527
B.A., Brigham Young University, 1959
Political Science, Accounting
M.P.A., University of California at Los Angeles, 1961
Ph.D., University of Southern California, 1967
Public Administration, Public Finance, Politics, Research Methods
Honorary Doctor of Law, Dongguk University, Seoul, Korea, 1980
1987-August to date. Edwin O. Stene Distinguished Professor of Public Administration, and Courtesy Professor of Higher Education Administration The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
1977-January to August 1987. President and Professor of Public Affairs, Eastern Washington University, Spokane, Washington
1974-August to December, 1976. Dean, College of Public and Community Services, University of Missouri-Columbia.
1973-August to August 1974. Associate Dean for Policy and Administrative Studies, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University.
1972-August to August 1974. Chairman, Graduate Program, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University.
1972-January-August. Fellow in Higher Education Finance Administration, University of North Carolina System.
1971-72. Associate Professor of Political Science (tenure), Syracuse University.
1970-72. Associate Director, Metropolitan Studies Program, Maxwell School, Syracuse University.
1967-71. Assistant Professor of Political Science, Maxwell School, Syracuse University.
1964-66. Lecturer in Government and Politics, the University of Maryland.
1962-64. Lecturer in Public Administration, University of Southern California.
1960-61. Research Assistant, Bureau of Governmental Research, University of California at Los Angeles.
1960. Intern, Los Angeles County.
Books, Monographs, Symposia and Special Issues
Suggested Library in Public Administration: With 1964 Supplement (with David Mars). Los Angeles: International Public Administration Center, University of Southern California, 200 pages.
Power, Public Opinion and Policy in a Metropolitan Community: A Case Study of Syracuse, New York (with Linda Schluter O'Leary). New York: Praeger, 1973.
Neighborhood Control in the 70's (Editor). San Francisco: The Chandler Press, 1973. A collection of original essays.
Editor, Special Issue of the Public Administration Review on "Citizens, Politics and Administration in Urban Neighborhoods," (October, 1972).
Measuring the Effects of Re-Apportionment in the American States (with Yong Hyo Cho). New York: National Municipal League, 1973.
Determinants of Public Policy in the American States: A Model for Synthesis (with Yong Hyo Cho). Beverly Hills California: Sage Professional Papers in Administrative and Policy Studies, 1973.
Symposium Editor, "Social Equity and Public Administration," Public Administration Review, January-February, 1974.
Symposium Editor, with Charles Wise, "Administering Public Policy," Policy Studies Journal, October, 1976.
Public Administration and Public Policy (Edited with Charles Wise), New York: Lexington Press, 1977. A collection of original essays.
Editor, issue of The American Behavioral Scientist (with Robert Agranoff) on Training Public Servants, Vol 21, No. 6 (July/August, 1978).
New Public Administration, University, Alabama: University of Alabama Press, 1980. Selected by Choice, the professional librarians review journal, as one of The Outstanding Academic Books of 1981-82. Also published in German, Japanese, Korean and Indonesian.
Co-Editor, (with Ralph C. Chandler), Special Issue of the Public Administration Review, "Citizenship and the Public Service." Volume 44, March, 1984.
Co-Editor, (with Richard Mayer), "Minnowbrook II," Public Administration Review, Volume 49, Number 2, entire.
Editor, Ideal and Practice in Council-Manager Government. Washington, D.C.: The International City Management Association, 1989. Second Edition, 1994.
Editor, Ethics and Public Administration, Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 1993.
Editor, Divided Public Policy: The Two States of Kansas, University Press of Kansas, 1994.
Articles and Book Chapters
"Understanding Attitudes Toward Public Employment," Public Administration Review, XXVII (December, 1967), 411-420.
"Human Resources in Public Organization, International Review of Administrative Sciences, (Winter, 1967), 336- 344.
"Comparing Attitudes Toward Water Pollution in Syracuse," (with Howard Magnas) Water Resources Research, (October, 1968), 877-889. Reprinted in Dennis Thompson (ed.) Politics, Policy and Natural Resources, (Free Press), 1972, 264-281.
"Self-Study Guide on Comparative Urban Politics and Administration," (with Michael Gleason) The University of the State of New York; the State Education Department, Foreign Area Materials Center, June, 1972, 37 pages.
"Organization Theory and New Public Administration," in Toward a New Public Administration (Frank Marini, ed.), Chandler Press, 1971. Reprinted in Fred A. Kramer (ed.) Perspectives on Public Bureaucracy, (Cambridge, Mass.: Winthrop Publishers, Inc. 185-199). Also reprinted in Jay M. Shafritz & Albert C. Hyde (eds.) Classics of Public Administration, (Oak Park, IL: Moore Publishing Company), 391-405.
"Exploring Urban Priorities: The Case of Syracuse," Urban Affairs Quarterly, V (September, 1969), 32-43.
"State Budgeting and the Federal-State Interface," Budgeting for Responsible State Government, Lexington, KY: Council of State Governments, 1969, 9-16.
"Role Occupancy and Attitudes Toward Public Labor Relations," Administrative Science Quarterly, IV (December, 1969), 595-606.
"Developing Socio-Emotional Training Theory," (with Kent Colton) Business and Economic Perspectives, (November, 1969), 12-18.
"Education for the Personnel Function," Indian Administrative Review, (January, 1969). Reprinted in Public Personnel Administration--Threshold or Crossroad? (Chicago: Public Personnel Association).
"The New Public Administration: Emergence of a Social Equity Ethic," Connecticut Government, (February/March, 1971).
"Sixties Reapportionment: Victory or Delusion?" National Civic Review, (Winter, 1971).
"Recovery of Structure in Public Administration," Washington, DC, Center for Governmental Studies, 1970, Pamphlet #5, 17 pages. 3 Reprinted in part in Frederick A. Thayer, An End to Hierarchy! An End to Competition! New York: Franklin Watts, Publishers, 1973.
"New Public Administration and Organization Structure," (with Henry Anna), Public Management, (July, 1971).
"Creating Tomorrow's Public Administration," Public Management, (November, 1971). Reprinted in Jae T. Kim, New PersPectives in Public Management, MSS Information Corporation, 1973, 219-229, and reprinted in Robert Golembiewski, Frank Gibson and Geoffrey Cornog, Editors. Public Administration: A Reader.
Guest Editor, November, 1971, issue of Public Management.
"Apportionment and Legislative Responsiveness to Policy Preferences in the American States," (with Yong Hyo Cho), Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, (Volume 219, November 9, 1973). pp. 248-268.
"Comments on Banovetz', Attracting and Stimulating a New Generation of Urban Administrators'," in Frederick J. Cleveland and Thomas J. Davy (eds.), Education for Urban Administration, Philadelphia: The American Academy of Political and Social Science.
"Legislative Apportionment and Fiscal Policy in the American States," (with Yong Hyo Cho), Western Political Quarterly, (March, 1974), pp. 5-37.
"Strategy for Development Administration," Journal of the Community Development Society, (June, 1975), pp. 88-101.
"The Lineage of New Public Administration," Administration and Society, Vlll, No. 2, (August, 1976), reprinted in The Dimensions of Public Administration: Introductory Readings, Joseph A. Uveges, Editor. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1979, 20-41.
"Public Administration in the 1970's: Developments and Directions," Public Administration Review, XXXVI, (September-October, 1976), 564-576, reprinted in The Dimensions of Public Administration: Introductory Readings, Joseph A. Uveges, (ed.) Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1979, 20-41.
"Institutional Administration in Higher Education: Statics and Dynamics," Planning for Higher Education, (April, 1978).
"Planning Tomorrow's Personnel System (If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix it)," The Journal of the College and University Personnel Association, Vol. 30, No. 1, Spring, 1979, 38-41.
"The Recovery of Civism in Public Administration," Public Administration Review, Nov.-Dec. 1982, (No. 6) pp. 501-508; reprinted in Liberal Education, Winter, 1982, pp. 343-358.
"The Recovery of Civism in Public Administration,' Alan H. Jones, Ed., Civic Learning For Teachers: Capstone for Educational Reform (Proceedings of the Seminar on Civic Learning in the Education of the Teaching Profession, Nov. 11-13, 1984. Hoover Institution, Stanford University) Ann Arbor, Michigan: Prakken Publications, 1985, pp. 130-138.
"The Public Service and the Patriotism of Benevolence," with David K. Hart, Public Administration Review, Vol. 45, No. 5, Sept.-Oct. 1985, pp. 547-553.
"Citizenship, Social Equity and Public Administration," Robert B. Denhardt and Edward T. Jennings, Jr. (editors). The Revitalization of The Public Service, Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri Press, 1987, pp. 25-38.
"Nursing Administration as Public Administration," Dimensions of Nursing Administration. Henry, Beverly, et. al., (editors), Boston: Blackwell Scientific Publications, early 1988, pp. 225-234.
"The Political Context of Program Management: How Politics effects Public Programs," in Robert E. Cleary and Nicholas L. Henry, Editors, Managing Public Programs: Balancing Politics, Administration and Public Needs, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1988, pp. 11-36.
"Minnowbrook II: Changing Epochs of Public Administration," Public Administration Review, Volume 49, Number 2 (March-April 1989), pp. 95-100.
"Public Administration and Social Equity," Public Administration Review, Vol. 50, Number 2, March/April, 1990, pp. 238-237. Reprinted in Robert Denhardt and Barry Hammond (Eds.), Public Administration in Action, (Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole Publishing, 1992).
"Toward a Theory of the Public for Public Administration," Administration and Society, Vol. 22 (4), February, 1991, pp. 395-417.
"Social Equity For Administration of Health Services," with Beverly Henry, in B. Henry, J. Negelbert and R. Hayden, Editors, Practice and Inquiry for Nursing Administration, (Kansas City, MO: American Academy of Nursing, 1991).
"Elmer B. Staats: Government Ethics as Practice," in Terry Cooper and Dale Wright, Moral Exemplars in Public Service (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1992).
"Research and Knowledge in Administrative Ethics," in Terry L. Cooper, Editor, Handbook of Administrative Ethics (New York: Marcel Dekker, 1993).
"Can Public Officials Correctly Be Said to Have Obligations to Future Generations," Public Administration Review, 54 (September/October, 1994, No.5) pp. 457-464.
"Some Policy Implications of the Federal Reinventing Government Report," Policy Currents, 4: No. 1 February, 1994, pp. 1- 3.
"Total Quality Politics: TQP," Spectrum: The Journal of State Government, 67: No. 2, Spring 1994, pp. 13-15. Also appeared in Government Executive, December 1993.
"Public Perceptions of Ethics in Government: The Problems of Distance and Role Differentiation," The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, Spring, 1995. (with David G. Frederickson)
"The Public Poems of Howard Nemerov," Public Voices, Vol. I, No. 3. Fall 1994/Winter 1995 (with Ronald Q. Frederickson).
MAJOR SPEAKER OR PAPER PRESENTED
"The Determinants of Attitudes Toward Public Employment," 1967 ASPA Conference, San Francisco.
"Public Employee Militancy: Attitudes, Politics and Bargaining," 1968 ASPA Conference, Washington, DC
"Is the Minnowbrook' Perspective Representative?" (with Frank Marini), 1969 ASPA Conference, Miami.
"Education for the Personnel Function," 1969 Public Personnel Association National Conference, Detroit.
"Legislative Appointment and Public Policy in the American States," (with Yong Hyo Cho), 1970 ASPA Conference. Los Angeles.
"New Public Administration: Its Relevance for Schools and Curricula," (with Frank Marini), 1971 Conference on the National Association of Schools of Public Administration and Affairs, Boulder.
"A Re-Evaluation of the Concept of Community in American Thought," 1971 ASPA Conference, Chicago.
"Theory and Meta-Theory in New Public Administration, May 1973 Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago.
"Strategy for Development Administration," University of Witeswaterstrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, December, 1974.
"Value Premises for Public Policy Planning, University of Akron, May, 1975.
"The Future of Public Service Education," University of California-Irvine, and Kent State University. Distinguished lecturer in Public Administration, University of Alabama, October 24-27, 1977.
"Manpower for an Uncertain Future," Mexico City, February 18-20, 1979. Conference on Issues in International and Comparative Manpower Studies sponsored by the National Institute of Public Administration of Mexico and the National Institute of Public Management, Washington, DC
"The Future of Public Management,N Fall, 1980, Indiana University, Florida International University and the University of Alabama at Montgomery.
"The Regulatory Process in the United States," December 7-11, 1980, Paris, France, Conference on American and French National Administration sponsored by the French International Institute for Administration and the National Institute for Public Management, Washington, DC
"Citizenship, Social Equity and Public Administration," National Conference on the Revitalization of the Public Service, Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, Oct. 25-28, 1984.
"Public Administration and Patriotism, Annual Frank Church Symposium on Public affairs, Boise State University, Spring 1984.
"Public Administration and Social Equity," at 13 universities in Seoul, Korea, Spring, 1990.
"Housing Policy as an Issue in Social Equity," paper presented at the Conference on Housing and Community, Brigham Young University, 7 Provo, Utah. September 26-27, 1991.
"Changes in American Local Government," plenary Speech, Conference on Governing Local America. Cleveland State University, April 1993.
"The Reinventing Government Perspective," opening plenary speech Annual Conference, National Association of State Budget Officers, Reno, Nevada, August 1993.
"Patient Outcomes Research: Issues of Power, Policy and Results," Opening Keynote Address, Annual Conference on Nursing Research, San Diego, CA, April, 1974.
"Political Transformation and Public Administration in South Africa: Issues of Both Temporal and Generational Equality," Keynote Paper, Conference on Public Administration and Political Transformation, University of the Western Cape and University of Capetown, South Africa, September, 1994.
Numerous speeches on higher education to civic and business groups.
Board of Editors, Public Administration Review, 1968-70.
Research and Reports Editor, Public Administration Review, 1970-76.
Editor, SAGE Professional Papers in Administrative Sciences, 1972-1976.
International Editor Advisory Board, SAGE Public Administration Abstracts, Present.
Editorial Board, Policy Studies Journal, Present.
Editorial Board, International Journal of Public Administration, Present.
Editorial Board, Annals of Public Administration, Present.
Editorial Board, Education and Urban Society, Present.
Chairman, Advisory Board, Public Administration Times, 1978-1983.
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 1991-date. Sponsored by the Universities of Kansas, Indiana, Southern California and Syracuse University, Published quarterly, first issue, Jan. 1991, continuing.
Senior Associate Editor, Journal of Public Administration Education, first issue, Spring 1995.
OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
President, 1976-1977, American Society for Public Administration.
--reorganized the dues structure putting ASPA on a sound fiscal footing.
--established the Public Administration Times, the semi-weekly newspaper for people in public administration.
--redrafted the ASPA constitution and had it approved by ASPA membership.
National Council, American Society for Public Administration, member 1970-1973, 1975-81.
--ASPA Goals Committee
--Committee on Minority Group Concerns in Public Administration
--Organized "The Unconvention" at 1970 and 1971 ASPA Conferences
--Speeches to several ASPA Chapters on New Public Administration
--Chairman, Program Committee, 1972 ASPA Conference, New York City
--Chairman, Proposals and Plans Committee, 1972
--Member, Nominating Committee (Chairman 1980), 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982
--Member, Public Administration Centennial Agendas Committee, 1986-88
--Member, ASPA Awards Committee, 1986, 1987
--Member, ASPA Commission on the Future, 1990
Chairman, Policy Committee, Consortium on Education for Public Service, 1974 to 1977.
Chairman, ASPA Committee on University/Government Relations, 1973 to 1975.
Co-Host, 1968 Minnowbrook Conference on New Public Administration.
Host, with the Center for Governmental Studies, Conference on Neighborhood Control and New Public Administration, Boulder, Colorado, 1970.
Task Force for Education for Personnel Administration, Public Personnel Association, 1971.
Executive Committee, National Institute of Public Management 1977 to present.
Member, Council for Postsecondary Education, State of Washington, 1978-1979 and 1984-85.
Organizer and Host, National Conference on Citizenship and Public Service, New York City, April 14-16, 1983.
Member, Washington State Interagency Economic Development Coordination Council, 1984.
Member, Urban Universities Committee, American Association of State Colleges and Universities, 1981 to 1987.
Member, Commission on Peer Review and Accrediting, National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, 1985-88.
Commissioner, Government Ethics Commission. 1988-1992.
Organized Minnowbrook II, a Conference on the Future of Public Administration, sponsored by Syracuse University, University of Akron and the University of Kansas, Sept. 1988.
Organized the first Conference on the Study of City Management and the Council-Manager Plan, sponsored by the International City Management Association and the University of Kansas, November, 1988.
Chairman, Executive Committee, Section on Public Administration Research, American Society for Public Administration, 1989-90. Secretary-Treasurer, 1989-date.
Co-organizer (with Bayard Catron and Shirley Wester) of the National 10 Conference on Government Ethics, Sponsored by American Society for Public Administration, November, 1989.
Organized, First Annual Symposium on Public Administration Research, Los Angeles, April, 1990.
Chairman, Organizing Committee, National Conference on the Study of Government Ethics, June 1991, Park City, Utah.
Chairman, 1991, Herbert Kaufman Award Selection Committee, Section on Public Administration, American Political Science Association.
Organized, Berkeley Symposium on Public Management Research, co- sponsored by the Section on Public Administration Research of ASPA, the Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of California-Berkeley and the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, July 1993, Berkeley.
Organized, Trinity Symposium on Public Management Research, co- sponsored by the Section on Public Administration Research of ASPA, Trinity University, the Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs of the University of Texas, and the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, July 1995, San Antonio, Texas.
Organized, Third National Conference on Public Management Research, sponsored by the Department of Public Administration, University of Kansas and the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, October, 1995, Lawrence, Kansas.
Chair, Program Committee, Section on Public Administration, American Political Science Association, August, 1996, San Francisco.
OTHER UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIVITIES
University of Kansas:
--Director, Kansas Policy Forum, 1990-1992
--Organize, Spring Managers Conference, 1989-1995
--Member, Policy Committee, Environmental Studies Program
--Organize, IBM Local Government Workshops, 1990-1995
University of Missouri:
--Chairman, Executive Policy Committee, Older Missourian Programs
--Member, Policy Committee, Center for Aging Studies
--Member, Executive Committee, Rural Development Program
--Member, Graduate Faculty
--Member, Doctoral Faculty
--Member, Policy Advisory Board, Alcoholism Program
Indiana University, School of Public and Environmental Affairs:
--Member, Executive Committee, Poynter Project on the Media and the Credibility of American Institutions
--Chairman, Promotion and Tenure Committee
--Chairman, Graduate Committee
--Co-Chairman, Task Force on Faculty & Staff Search
--Member, Administrative Council
--Member, Research Committee
--Member, Teaching/Learning Excellence Committee
--Member, Urban Affairs Executive Committee
--Academic Senate, 1970-71
--Placement Coordinator, Department of Political Science,1967-70
--Member, MPA Curriculum Revision Committee
--Member, PH.D. in Public Administration Curriculum Revision Committee
Pi Sigma Alpha, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Kappa Psi, Pi Alpha Alpha, Phi Beta Delta.
National Defense Education Act Fellow, Title IV, 1961-1963. 12 John Randolph and Dora Haynes Foundation Fellow, 1963-1964.
Who's Who in the United States, 1978-date.
Fellow, National Academy of Public Administration, 1979-. (Chartered by the Congress of the U.S., 1984)
Distinguished Alumnus, Brigham Young University, 1980.
Silver Beaver, Inland Empire Council, Boy Scouts of America, 1983.
Benjamin P. Cheney Medal, Eastern Washington University, 1987.
President Emeritus, Eastern Washington University, 1987.
Distinguished Fulbright Lecturer, South Korea, Spring, 1990.
Honorary Member, International City Management Association, 1990
Distinguished Research Award, co-sponsored by the American Society for Public Administration and the National Association of Public Affairs and Administration, 1990.
Dwight Waldo Award, presented by the American Society for Public Administration for outstanding contribution to the professional literature of public administration over a career, 1992.
Vice President, Inland Empire Council, Boy Scouts of America, 1980-1984.
Executive Committee, United Way of Spokane, 1978-1980.
Chairman, Spokane Century II (a citizen's committee on economic development and governmental effectiveness in Spokane County), 1980-1985.