Research Overview | LSU Department of Public Administration

Research

Selected Public Administration Journal Articles

Researchers examine organizational, administrative, and policy sciences as they apply to government and governance. Public administration researchers are called to delve into controversial issues while remaining neutral. Our faculty research areas include accountability, forecasting, organizational justice, public sector compensation, regional economics, social theory, stereotyping and discrimination, and workplace diversity.

  • Heilman, M. E, Manzi, F., and Caleo, S. (2019). Updating impressions: The differential effects of new information on evaluations of women and men. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 152, 105-121.
  • Caleo, S. and Heilman, M. EWhat could go wrong? Some unintended consequences of gender bias interventions. Archives of Scientific Psychology.
  • Caleo, S. (2018). When distributive justice and gender stereotypes coincide: Reactions to equity and equality violations. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 48, 257-268.
  • Caleo, S. (2018). Research framing, victim blaming: Toward an empirical examination of victim precipitation and perpetrator predation paradigms . Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 11(1), 134-137.
  • Heilman, M. and Caleo, S. (2018). Combatting gender discrimination: A lack of fit framework. Group Processes and lntergroup Relations, 21, 725-744.
  • Caleo, S. (2016). Are organizational justice rules gendered? Reactions to men's and women's justice violations. Journal of Applied Psychology, 101(10), 1422-1435.
  • Whitman, D. S., Caleo, S., Carpenter, N., Horner, M., and Bernerth, J. (2012). Fairness at the collective level: A meta-analytic examination of the consequences and boundary conditions of organizational justice climate. Journal of Applied Psychology, 97(3), 776-791.
  • Van Rooy, D. L, Whitman, D. S, Hart, D., and Caleo, S. (2011). Measuring employee engagement during an economic downturn: Business imperative or nuisance?. Journal of Business and Psychology, 26, 147-152.
  • Heilman, M. E., Caleo, S., and Halim, M. L. (2010). Just the thought of it!: Effects of anticipating computer-mediated communication on gender stereotyping. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 672-675.
  • Heidelberg, R. Lester (2018). Getting It Right: Public Administration Undergoing Epistemology. Administrative Theory & Praxis, 40(1), 23-42.
  • Heidelberg, R. LesterThe Democracy Problem. Administration and Society.
  • Heidelberg, R. LesterPublic Administration and the Logic of Resolution. Critical Policy Studies, Forthcoming.
  • Heidelberg, R. LesterPublic Administration, Popular Sovereignty, and la Police. Administrative Theory & Praxis, 37(3), 162-174.
  • Heidelberg, R. LesterPolitical Accountability and Spaces of Contestation. Administration and Society.
  • Heidelberg, R. Lester and Eckerd, A. (2015). Public Incentives, Market Motivations, and Contaminated Properties: New Public Management and Brownfield Liability Reform. Public Administration Review, 75(2), 252-261.
  • Heidelberg, R. Lester and Desai, A. (2015). Simulation Rules: The Role of Simulation in Policy Inquiry. Administrative Theory & Praxis, 37(1).
  • Heidelberg, R. Lester (2015). The Power of Knowing the Rules. American Review of Public Administration.
  • Condrey, S. E., Facer, R. L., and Llorens, J. J. (2012). Getting it Right: How and Why We Should Compare Federal Private Sector Compensation. Public Administration Review, 72(6).
  • Clark, B. and Llorens, J. J. (2012). Investments in Scientific Research: Examining the Funding Threshold Effects on Scientific Collaboration and Variation by Academic Discipline. Policy Studies Journal, 40(4).
  • Condrey, S. E., Facer, R. L., and Llorens, J. J. (2012). Reforming Federal Pay. Compensation and Benefits Review, 44(3).
  • Condrey, S. E., Facer, R. L., and Llorens, J. J. (2012). Revitalize the Federal Workforce by Strengthening Four Critical Areas. Public Manager, (Winter).
  • Llorens, J. J. (2012). Uncovering the Role of Public Sector Employee Associations in Addressing Issues of Diversity and Representation. Journal of Public Management and Social Policy, 18(1).
  • Bushouse, B., Jacobson, W., Lambright, K., Llorens, J. J., Morse, R., and Poocharoen, O. (2011). Crossing the Divide: Building Bridges Between Public Administration Practitioners and Scholars. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory,, 21(suppl 1).
  • Llorens, J. J., Stazyk, E., and , . (2011). How Important are Competitive Wages? Exploring the Impact of Relative Wage Rates on Employee Turnover in State Government. Review of Public Personnel Administration, 31(2).
  • Llorens, J. J. (2011). Public Sector Recruitment in a Time of Hyper Technological Change: Towards a Model of E-Recruitment Adoption and Its Impact. Review of Public Personnel Administration, 31(4).
  • Llorens, J. J. and Battaglio, R. Paul (2010). Human Resources Management in a Changing World: Reassessing the Core of Public Human Resources Management Education. Review of Public Personnel Administration, 30(1).
  • Llorens, J. J. (2009). A Renewed Emphasis on Hiring: A Closer Look at the Federal Government's End-to-End Hiring Roadmap. Review of Public Personnel Administration, 29(4).
  • Llorens, J. J., Wenger, J., and Kellough, J. Edward (2008). Choosing Public Sector Employment: The Impact of Wages on the Representation of Women and Minorities in State Bureaucracies. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 18(3).
  • Llorens, J. J. (2008). Uncovering the Determinants of Competitive State Government Wages. Review of Public Personnel Administration, 28(4).
  • Llorens, J. J. and Kellough, J. Edward (2007). A Revolution in Public Personnel Administration: The Growth of Web-Based Recruitment and Selection Processes in the Federal Service. Public Personnel Management, 36(3).
  • Su, M. (2019). Understanding the Accumulation of Local Government Savings: A Dynamic Analysis. International Journal of Public Administration, 42(11), 893-903.
  • Su, M. (2019). Local Governments' Responses to Revenue Changes: The Effects of Unreserved General Fund Balances. International Journal of Public Administration.
  • Thomas, J. C., Su, M., and Poister, T. (2018). How Do Legislators Assess Administrative Performance? Georgia's Department of Transportation in the Eyes of the State's Legislators. American Review of Public Administration, 48(8), 822-835.
  • Su, M. and Hildreth, W. Bartley (2018). Does Financial Slack Reduce Municipal Short-term Borrowing?. Public Budgeting & Finance, 38(1), 95-113.
  • Su, M. (2013). Who Lends a Hand to Government? The Impact of Social Capital on Governmental Volunteering. International Journal of Volunteer Administration, XXX(1), 1-16.
  • White, R. D. (2010). The Micromanagement Disease: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Cure. Public Personnel Management, Spring 2010.
  • White, R. D. (2008). George Tenet and the Last Great Days of the CIA. Public Administration Review, 68(3).
  • White, R. D. (2008). A Tale of Two Bureaucrats: Joseph Nourse, Oliver Wolcott, Jr., and the Forerunners of American Public Administration. Administration and Society, 40(4), 384-402.
  • White, R. D. (2004). The Bullmoose and the Bear: Theodore Roosevelt and John Wanamaker Struggle Over the Spoils.. Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies, 71(1), 1-24.
  • White, R. D. and Jeter, J. (2002). Separating Church and State, or Guaranteeing Religious Expression? Resolving Religious Conflict in the Public Workplace.. Review of Public Personnel Administration, 22(4).
  • White, R. D. (2001). Ask Me No Questions, Tell Me No Lies: Examining the Uses and Misuses Of The Polygraph. Public Personnel Management, 30(4), 483-494.