Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Public Administration, North Carolina State University, 2022 (expected)
  • M.P.A., North Carolina State University, 2020
  • B.S., Urban Studies, University of Cincinnati, 2003

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

  • Organizational Theory, Change, and Governance
  • Management Systems and Performance Information
  • Government Technology (E-Gov and AI)
  • Local Government
  • Civic Engagement

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

  • 2018 – Present
    • Department of Public Administration, North Carolina State University
      • Instructor
      • Research Assistant
      • Teaching Assistant

PUBLICATIONS

Accepted Works

“Institutional Collective Action During Covid‐19: Lessons in Local Economic Development” (2020). Public Administration Review. (with Darrin Wilson, Eric Stokan, and Michael Overton)

“You Don’t Always Get What You Want: The Effect of Financial Incentives on State Fiscal Health” (2020). Public Administration Review. (with Bruce D. McDonald and J. W. Decker).

“Benchmarking Nonprofit Efficiency with DEA” (with Jason Coupet, Jessica Barrett, and Paul Broussard).

Works in Progress

“Citizen Engagement and Fiscal Indicators.” Preparing for Fall 2020 submission.

“Emergent Patterns in Local Economic Development in Light of COVID-19.” (Research Note with Darrin Wilson, Eric Stokan, and Michael Overton). Preparing for Fall 2020 submission.

“Artificial Intelligence and Public Human ” (with Jerrell Coggburn and Jared Llorens). Preparing for Fall 2020 submission.

"Ghosts of change past: Toward a theory of public sector accretion". Preparing for Fall 2020 submission.

"Civic Engagement as a Dynamic Capability“ (with Honey Minkowitz). Preparing for Fall 2020 submission.

“Reviving Local Public Economies: Boundary Setting in Complex Local Governance Systems.” (with Jose Sanchez). Preparing for Fall 2020 submission.

“Teaching Public Administration PhD students to Teach”. (with Jerrell Coggburn, Akua Twumasi, Paul Broussard). Preparing for Fall 2020 submission.

“A new competence: Data as a new language for municipal public administrators.” Preparing for Spring 2020 submission.

“Local Government Managers Definition of Civic Engagement.” Preparing for Spring 2020 submission.

Book Reviews

"Citizen participation in the age of contracting: When service delivery trumps democracy" Journal of Public Administration Education" (2019) Journal of Public Affairs Education 25 (4). 558-561.

Papers Presented at Conferences and Symposia

Johnson, B. A. M. (2020). Seeing Ghosts: Toward a Theory of Public Sector Accretion. Presented virtually at the Public Administration Theory Network Doctoral Showcase.

Johnson, B. A. M. (2020). Routine Nonroutine Performance Information. Presented virtually at the Public Administration Doctoral Symposium.

Johnson, B. A. M. (2020). Ghosts of change past: Toward a theory of public sector accretion. Accepted at the Public Management Research Conference (Poster). [Conference Cancelled]

Minkowitz, H., Johnson, B. A. M. (2020). Civic Engagement as a Dynamic Capability. Accepted at the annual conference of the Public Administration Theory Network. [Conference Cancelled]

Johnson, B. A. M. (2020). Routine nonroutine performance information: The case of public feedback. Accepted at the annual conference of the American Society for Public Administration. [Conference Cancelled]

Johnson, B. A. M., Davis, R., McDonald, B. D. (2020). Government trust and nonprofit support. Accepted at the annual conference of the American Society for Public Administration. [Conference Cancelled]

Johnson, B. A. M. (2020). A new competence: Data as a new language for public administrators. Presented at the annual conference of the North Carolina Public Administration Association. Raleigh, NC: February 21, 2020.

McDonald, B. D., & Johnson, B. A. M. (2019). Citizen Engagement and the Fiscal Health of Local Governments. Presented at the annual conference of ABFM. Washington, DC: September 25-26, 2019.

McDonald, B. D., Decker, J. W., Johnson, B. A. M., & Allen, M. M. B. (2019). You Don’t Always Get What You Want: The Effect of Financial Incentives on State Fiscal Health. Presented at the annual conference of the Western Social Science Association. San Diego, CA: April 24 – 27, 2019.

McDonald, B. D., & Johnson, B. A. M. (2019). Citizen Engagement and the Fiscal Health of Local Governments. Presented at the annual conference of the Western Social Science Association. San Diego, CA: April 24 – 27, 2019.

McDonald, B D., Decker, J. W., Johnson, B. A. M., & Allen, M. M. B. (2019). You Don’t Always Get What You Want: The Effect of Financial Incentives on State Fiscal Health. Presented at the annual conference of the American Society for Public Administration. Washington, DC: March 8 – 12, 2019.

Technical Reports

McDonald, B. D., & Johnson, B. (2018). Transportation: Faculty and Staff Priorities for Analysis. Raleigh, NC: NC State University.

McDonald, B. D., & Johnson, B. (2018). Transportation: Faculty and Staff Satisfaction Survey. Raleigh, NC: NC State University.

Johnson, B. (2018). What is Civic Engagement to North Carolinians? Raleigh, NC: Institute for Emerging Issues, NC State University.

Projects

NC State Public Data Analytics Lab, Development of Curriculum

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

NC State University
  • Instructor of Record
    • PS 312 - Introduction to Public Administration
    • PS 371 - Political Science Research Methods
  • Teaching Assistant
    • PS 201 - Introduction to American Government and Politics - Teaching Assistant
  • Guest Lecturer
    • PA 510 - Public Administration Values - Teaching Assistant, Guest Lecture on Civic Engagement, Technology, and Ethics
  • Course Prep
    • PA 598 - Practicum in Strategic Planning - Teaching Assistant
Duke University
  • Guest Lecturer
    • Civil Discourse - Guest lecture on Civic engagement and technology

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

  • 2016 - 2019
    • Co-Founder / VP Public Sector Solutions / Director of Engagement - PublicInput.com
  • 2012 - 2016
    • Implementation Consultant - Farragut Systems, CivicPlus
  • 2010 - 2012
    • Planning Technician - Town of Knightdale, NC

SERVICE

North Carolina State University
  • Graduate Peer Mentor
  • Graduate Student Association and PhD Representative, Graduate Association of Public Administration
Public Administration Community
  • Vice-President, Research Triangle Chapter of ASPA
  • Board Member, Public Administration Theory Network
Community
  • Chair, City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation, and Greenway Advisory Board
  • Member, City of Raleigh Citizen Engagement Task Force
  • Central Citizens Advisory Council (Former Chair)
  • Member, Visual Art Exchange Board
  • Member, RGreenway Project Team