William G. Resh
Ph.D., The American University, 2011
M.A., University of Baltimore, 2007
B.A., West Virginia University, 1997
- Assistant Professor, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, 2011 to present
- Director, “SPEA on the Rhine” Overseas Program, 2012 to present
Awards, Honors & Certifications
- George C. Edwards III Dissertation Award—Section on the Presidency and Executive Politics—American Political Science Association, 2012
- Best Dissertation Award—Public and Nonprofit Division of the Academy of Management, 2011-2012
- Paul A. Volcker Endowment for Public Service Research, Junior Research Grant Award administered by the American Political Science Association, 2011
- University Dissertation Award (American University), 2010
Public Management; U.S. Presidency and Executive Politics; Policy Implementation; Organization Theory; Personnel Policy; Organizational Behavior
Selected Listing of Current Projects:
- “Government Appointees Project (GAP),” with Matthew Dull and Patrick Roberts (http://bureauphile.wordpress.com/appointees-project/)
- “Representative Contractors? The Politics of Substantive Minority Representation in Federal Procurement,” with John Marvel
- “Teachers’ Out-of-Pocket Expenses: Why Autonomy Increases Allocation Efficiency in Street-Level Bureaucracies”
- “Whence to Where? Assessing the Impact of the Federal Human Capital Survey/Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey on Public Management Research,” with Sergio Fernandez and Tima Moldogaziev
- “Policy Responsiveness to Shifting Majorities in House Elections, 2002-2008,” with Christine DeGregorio
- "Loopholes to Loadshed: Contract Management Capacity, Representative Bureaucracy, and Goal Displacement in Federal Procurement Decisions," with John D. Marvel, International Public Management, 2012.
- "Frictions in Polycentric Administration with Non-Congruent Borders: Evidence from Ohio School District Class Sizes," with Justin M. Ross and Joshua C. Hall, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 2012.
- “No Solutions, Only Trade-Offs? Evidence about Goal Conflict in Street-level Bureaucracies,” with David Pitts, Public Administration Review, 2012.
- "'Presidentializing' the Bureaucracy", with Robert F. Durant, In Handbook of the American Bureaucracy, ed. Robert F. Durant. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.
- “Presidential agendas, administrative strategies, and the bureaucracy,” with Robert F. Durant. In Handbook of the American Presidency, ed. George Edwards. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.