Doug Goodman, Ph.D.


Public & Nonprofit Management Program


Dr. Doug Goodman is a Professor of Public & Nonprofit Management in the School of Economic, Political, and Policy Sciences at The University of Texas at Dallas. He is also an inaugural John C. Stennis Fellow at the John C. Stennis Institute of Government and Community Development at Mississippi State University.

Dr. Goodman has been at UTD since 2010. Prior to that he worked at Mississippi State University. He as won several teaching awards over the years. Dr. Goodman has directed a number of Ph.D. dissertations and serves on many other dissertation committees. He is the Past Chair for the Section on Personnel and Labor Relations at ASPA.

Dr. Goodman's current research interests include public human resource management, organizational behavior, local government, sustainability, and public sector retirement benefits. Dr. Goodman has two co-edited books, Texas: Yesterday and Today--Readings in Texas Politics and Public Policyand Contested Landscape: The Politics of Wildersness in Utah and the West. His publications appear in journals such as Public Administartion Review, American Review of Public Administration, Review of Public Personnel Administration, Political Research Quarterly, Human Resource Development Quarterly, Public Personnel Management, Politics & Policy, and American Review of Politics. He also serves on the editorial board at Public Personnel Management, Review of Public Personnel Administration, and Journal of Public and Nonprofit Administration.

Updated January 24, 2019



Administrative Profile

Public & Nonprofit Mgt

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Office: GR 3.202

Phone: 972.883.4969