James L. Perry is an internationally recognized leader in public administration and the study of public organization management. He joined the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs faculty in 1985 and serves as Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Chancellor’s Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs Emeritus. Perry’s 40 years of scholarship includes expertise in public management, public organizational behavior, government and civil service reform, national and community service, public service motivation, and performance-related pay. He has held faculty appointments at Yonsei University, University of California, Irvine, the University of Hong Kong, Chinese University of Hong Kong and University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Areas of Expertise
Public service motivation, government and civil service reform, public management, public human resource management, national and community service, performance-related pay, public organizational behavior.