Positions

Research Areas research areas

Publications

Academic Article

Year Title
2018 Demons, Spirits, and Elephants: Reflections on the Failure of Public Administration TheoryJOURNAL OF PUBLIC AND NONPROFIT AFFAIRS.  4:59-115. 2018
2011 Move Over Daniel: We Need Some "Accountability Space"Administration and Society.  43:704-716. 2011
2010 Accountable Agents: Federal Performance Measurement and Third-Party GovernmentJournal of Public Administration Research and Theory.  20:I143-I159. 2010
2006 Taking tough choices seriously: Public administration and individual moral agencyJournal of Public Administration Research and Theory.  16:393-415. 2006
2006 Accountability and the evil of administrative ethicsAdministration and Society.  38:236-267. 2006
2006 War narratives: Framing our understanding of the war on terrorPublic Administration Review.  66:554-568. 2006
2005 Accountability and the promise of performance: In search of the mechanismsPublic Performance & Management Review.  28:376-417. 2005
2003 Nurturing civic lives: Developmental perspectives on civic education - IntroductionPS - Political Science and Politics.  36:253-255. 2003
2002 Postscripts for a "State of war": Public administration and civil liberties after September 11Public Administration Review.  62:86-91. 2002
2000 Unmasking administrative evil (UAE)Public Administration Review.  60:464-474. 2000
1996 Farewell from the catbird seatPublic Administration Review.  56:503-505. 1996
1995 OKLAHOMA-CITYPublic Administration Review.  55:405-406. 1995
1994 BOOK REVIEWS AND TOPSPublic Administration Review.  54:R2-R2. 1994
1987 ACCOUNTABILITY IN THE PUBLIC-SECTOR - LESSONS FROM THE CHALLENGER TRAGEDYPublic Administration Review.  47:227-238. 1987
1981 BUSINESS REGULATION AND GOVERNMENT DECISION-MAKING - FRITSCHLER,AL, ROSS,BHPublic Administration Review.  41:286-292. 1981
Accountability and ethics: Reconsidering the relationshipsInternational Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior.  6:405-405.

Book

Year Title
2017 American Government Myths and Realities 2017
2014 Accountable Government Problems and Promises 2014
2011 Cengage Advantage Books: American Government 2011
1991 American Public Administration Politics and the Management of Expectations 1991
1991 Public Policy and Economic Institutions 1991
1983 Thinking about public policy, a problem-solving approach 1983

Chapter

Year Title
2012 Imagining and Managing Organizational Evil.  142-162. 2012
2011 THE PURSUIT OF ACCOUNTABILITY Promises, Problems, and Prospects.  171-186. 2011
2009 Aggressive Action: In Search of a Dominant Narrative.  9-24. 2009
1998 Clarifying accountability: An ethical theory framework 1998
1994 Issues of accountability in flexible personnel systems.  263-294. 1994

Conference Proceeding

Year Title
2011 CONCLUSION Taking Stock and Moving ForwardACCOUNTABLE GOVERNANCE: PROBLEMS AND PROMISES. 302-+. 2011
2011 INTRODUCTION: THE PROMISES OF ACCOUNTABILITY RESEARCHACCOUNTABLE GOVERNANCE: PROBLEMS AND PROMISES. XIII-XXXII. 2011
2011 RETHINKING THE OBSESSION Accountability and the Financial CrisisACCOUNTABLE GOVERNANCE: PROBLEMS AND PROMISES. 282-301. 2011

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Teaching Activities

  • American Politics & Government Taught course 2018
  • Media and Politics Taught course 2018
  • Sel Top/Political Corruption Taught course 2018
  • Legal & Policy Environment Taught course 2017
  • American Politics & Government Taught course 2017
  • Legal & Policy Environment Taught course 2017
  • American Politics & Government Taught course 2017
  • Media and Politics Taught course 2016
  • Legal & Policy Environment Taught course 2016
  • Legal & Policy Environment Taught course 2016
  • Seminar/Public Ethics Taught course 2016
  • Organization and Management Taught course 2016
  • Media and Politics Taught course 2016
  • Organization in Public Sectors Taught course 2016
  • American Politics & Government Taught course 2015
  • Intro to American Government Taught course 2015
  • Research Internship Taught course 2015
  • Legal & Policy Environment Taught course 2014
  • Legal & Policy Environment Taught course 2014
  • Mass Media in American Politcs Taught course 2014
  • American Congress Taught course 2014
  • Sem/Corruption, Integrity Govt Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

  • B.S., Colorado State University
  • M.A. Political Science & Government, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Ph.D. Political Science & Government, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Full Name

  • Melvin Dubnick