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Doug Goodman

Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator, Political Science and Public Administration

E-mail address: dg114@msstate.edu
Website: http://www.msstate.edu/dept/politicalscience/faculty/goodman/goodman.html

Dr. Doug Goodman is an Associate Professor and the Graduate Coordinator in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at Mississippi State University. He teaches graduate students in his department's Master of Public Policy and Administration (MPPA) and its Ph.D. program. His main teaching and research area focuses on public human resource management. Dr. Goodman received his Master and Ph.D. degrees in Political Science from the University of Utah. He received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from Brigham Young University.

Dr. Goodman's current research interests include at-will employment in the public sector, human resource management reforms, managing public employees following catastrophic events, and public sector retirement benefits. Dr. Goodman has a co-edited book, Contested Landscape: The Politics of Wilderness in Utah and the West. His articles appear in journals such as Review of Public Personnel Administration, American Review of Public Administration, Political Research Quarterly, Human Resource Development Quarterly, Public Personnel Management, Politics & Policy, Public Administration Review, and American Review of Politics.

Coggburn, Jerrell D., R. Paul Battaglio, Jr., James S. Bowman, Stephen E. Condrey, Doug Goodman, and Jonathan P. West. "State Government Human Resource Professionals' Commitment to Employment at Will" American Review of Public Administration 40.2 (2010): 189-208.
Holmes, Erin J., and Doug Goodman. "African-American and White Perception of Police Services: The Impact of Diversity on Citizensí Attitudes Toward Police Services" Journal of Public Management and Social Policy 16.1 (2010): 3-18.
Nored, Lisa S., Philip E. Carlan, and Doug Goodman. "Incentives and Obstacles to Drug Court Implementation: Observations of Drug Court Judges and Administrators" Justice Policy Journal 6.1 (2009): 2-22.
French, P. Edward and Doug Goodman. "The New Mental Health Parity Law: Issues and Concerns for Public and Private Sector Employers" Review of Public Personnel Administration 29.2 (2009): 189-196.
Yaghi, Damien Adulfattah , Doug Goodman, Elwood Holton, and Reid Bates. "Validation of the Learning Transfer System Inventory: A Study of Supervisors in the Public Sector in Jordan" Human Resource Development Quarterly 19.3 (2008): 241-262.
Holland, Joseph H., Doug Goodman, and Bethany Stich. "Defined Contribution Plans Emerging in the Public Sector: The Manifestation of Defined Contributions and the Effects of Workplace Financial Literacy Programs" Review of Public Personnel Administration 28.4 (2008): 367-384.
French, P. Edward, Doug Goodman, and Rodney E. Stanley. "Two Years Later: Hurricane Katrina Still Poses Significant Human Resource Problems for Local Governments" Public Personnel Management 37.1 (2008): 67-76.
Mann, Stacey and Doug Goodman. "Sexual Harassment Isn't Always the Issue: Appellate Courts and Other Factors that Contribute to a Hostile Work Environment" Review of Public Personnel Administration 28.2 (2008): 190-196.
Goodman, Doug. "Problem-based Learning in the MPA Curriculum" Journal of Public Affairs Education 14.2 (2008): 253-270.
Goodman, Doug. "Executive Budget Analysts and Legislative Fiscal Analysts: State Budgetary Gatekeepers" Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting, & Financial Management 20.3 (2008): 288-322.
Goodman, Doug and Stacey Mann. "Managing Public Human Resources Following Catastrophic Events: Mississippi's Local Governments' Experiences Post Hurricane Katrina" Review of Public Personnel Administration 28.1 (2008): 3-19.
Goodman, Doug. "Determinants of Perceived Gubernatorial Budgetary Influence Among State Executive Budget Analysts and Legislative Fiscal Analysts" Political Research Quarterly 60.1 (2007): 43-54.
Breaux, David A. , Doug Goodman, Barbara Patrick, and Stephen Shaffer. "Race, Party, and Representation: Health Care Attitudes in a Modern Southern State" American Review of Politics 27.Fall (2006): 231-254.
Goodman, Doug , Daniel C. McCool, and F. Ted Hebert. "Local Governments, Tribal Governments, and Service Delivery: A Unique Approach to Negotiated Problem Solving" American Indian Culture and Research Journal 29.2 (2005): 15-33.
Goodman, Doug. "Symbolic Opposition: A Retrospective Analysis of House Votes to Reject BRAC Recommendations in 1989, 1991, and 1995" Politics & Policy 33.4 (2005): 706-729.
Goodman, Doug and Edward Clynch. "Budgetary Decision Making By Executive and Legislative Budget Analysts: The Impact of Political Cues and Analytical Information" Public Budgeting & Finance 24.Fall (2004): 20-37.