Mary Guy

Mary Guy
Professor, Jerry Collins Eminent Scholar Chair, Doctoral Program Director

Ph.D., South Carolina, Political Science
M.A., South Carolina, Psychology
M.A., Florida, Rehabilitation Counseling
B.A., Jacksonville University, Psychology

Specializations: Public management, human resources, gender and workplace issues, administrative ethics, health policy

Phone: (850) 644-9170
Office: 642 Bellamy

Mary E. Guy (Ph.D., University of South Carolina 1981) holds the Jerry Collins Eminent Scholar Chair and is a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, past President of the American Society for Public Administration, and past Chair of the Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation, the accrediting body for Master's degree programs in public affairs. She is also past President of the Southern Political Science Association and past Chair of the Southeastern Conference on Public Administration. She has delivered guest lectures at a number of universities and published four books and over a hundred articles on subjects pertaining to public management. Recent writings are marked by an emphasis on the changing workplace and the difference that gender makes. She recently received the 2004 Outstanding Scholarship Award in Public Sector Human Resources given by ASPA's Section on Personnel Administration and Labor Relations. She also received the 2003 Donato Pugliese Award, given by the Southeastern Conference for Public Administration, for lifetime contributions to the profession. She is a member of the FSU Faculty Senate.

Recent Publications and Papers

“Framing Gender, Framing Work: The Disparate Impact of Traditional HRM Practices.” in press. In A. Farazmand (Ed.) Building and Managing Human Capital for the 21st Century: Strategic Public Personnel Management. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. (with Jennifer Killingsworth)

“The Changing Workforce.” 2005. In Handbook of Human Resource Management in Government, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, Inc., pp. 143-163 (With Meredith Newman).

“Diversity, Administration and Governance.” 2004. In A. Farazmand (Ed.) Sound Governance: Policy and Administrative Innovations. pp. 187-208. Westport, CT: Praeger. (with Jason Bennett Thatcher).

"Essential Management Practices," 2004. In The Effective Local Government Manager,Third Edition (C. Newell, Editor). Washington, D.C.: International City/County Management Association, pp. 113-151. With W. Earle Klay and David H. Coursey.

"The Amazing Miss Burchfield," 2004. In Outstanding Women in Public Administration (2004), (Wendy Haynes and Claire Felbinger, Eds.). Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, pp. 5-30. A reprint of an article that appeared in Public Administration Review, 2000, 60:1, 6-19

"Self managed Work Teams: Who Uses Them? What Makes Them Successful?" 2004. Public
Performance & Management Review
, 27:3, 61-80, with Seung-Bum Yang.

Recent Awards and Achievements

2004 Outstanding Scholarship in Public Sector Human Resources, given by ASPA’s Section on Personnel Administration and Labor Relations, American Society for Public Administration

2003 Recipient of Donato Pugliese Award, Southeastern Conference for Public Administration

2003 Named to Academic Advisory Board of Partnership for Public Service

2001 Public Administration Review award for biography of Laverne Burchfield, Am. Society for Public Administration.

2000 Recipient of Erika Fairchild Award, Women=s Caucus in Political Science, Southern Political Science Association.

1998 Elected as Fellow of National Academy of Public Administration

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