Edmund Stazyk is an Associate Professor and Chair in the Department of Public Administration and Policy, housed within the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy. Professor Stazyk's research focuses on the application of organization theory and behavior to public management, public administration theory, and human resource management. His research interests include organizational and individual performance with an emphasis on employee motivation. He also conducts research on bureaucracy and organizational design, ethics, and human capital.
Professor Stazyk's work has appeared in a number of journals, including the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Public Administration Review, Public Administration, the American Review of Public Administration, Administration & Society, and the Review of Public Personnel Administration. He is also a co-editor (with H. George Frederickson) of The Handbook of American Public Administration.
Stazyk is a fellow of the Center for Organizational Research and Design at Arizona State University, the Local Government Workplace Initiative at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the New York State Academy of Public Administration. He is currently the Chair of the Northeast Conference on Public Administration and sits on eight editorial boards. Before joining Rockefeller College, he also served as a town councilor, planning commissioner, and public service district board member in West Virginia.
Dr. Stazyk earned a PhD in public administration from the University of Kansas, an MPA from the University of Akron, and a BA in public administration from Miami University-Oxford.
Specializations: Organization theory and behavior, public management, and human resource management.