Dr. Patrick G. Scott



Department

Political Science

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Political Science
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897

Details

Education

PhD, Public Administration, 1994, Syracuse University

Teaching

Graduate: 

  • Leadership and ethics for the public sector
  • Seminar in public administration
  • Seminar in administrative management and organization theory
  • Public policy and program evaluation

Undergraduate:

  • American democracy and citizenship
  • Public administration
  • Missouri government and politics

Research and professional interests

  • Bureaucracy
  • Red tape
  • Leadership
  • Strategic Management
  • Program Evaluation

Awards and honors

  • Certificate of Recognition, Outstanding Graduate Mentor, Missouri State University Graduate College, 2005
  • SMSU Faculty Research Grant, “Bureaucratic Discretion in Street-Level Bureaucracies: The Role of Organizational, Individual, and Client Attributes”, 2003/04
  • Faculty Service Award, College of Humanities and Public Affairs, Southwest Missouri State University, 2002
  • Faculty Research Award, College of Humanities and Public Affairs, Southwest Missouri State University, 2001
  • Co-Principal Investigator. Strategic Planning Process for the City of West Plains, Missouri. Funded by the City of West Plains to develop a comprehensive strategic plan, 2001
  • Summer Faculty Research Fellowship, Southwest Missouri State University.  Conducted research that examined the influence of individual characteristics on influencing managerial perceptions of red tape within public and private organizations, 2000
  • Faculty Research Award,College of Humanities and Public Affairs, Southwest Missouri State University, 1998
  • Summer Faculty Research Fellowship, Southwest Missouri State University. Conducted a comparative analysis of red tape found within public and private organizations, 1995