Welcome to my webpage! I am an associate professor of public policy and administration in the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs at Florida International University, located in Miami. I am also an affiliated research fellow at the Center for Organizational Research & Design (CORD) at Arizona State University and an academic fellow with the Local Government Workplaces Initiative at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
My research interest is in the management of government organizations, the functions and dysfunctions of performance systems, and the role of organizational behavior in improving public services. This includes work on performance information use, prosocial values, organizational social capital, and leadership behavior.
My research has been published in Administration & Society, American Review of Public Administration, Governance, International Public Management Journal, Public Administration, Public Administration Review, Public Management Review, Public Performance & Management Review, and Review of Public Personnel Administration. I have received awards from the American Society for Public Administration and the Academy of Management.
I am a member of the editorial boards for the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory as well as the Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Management.
I earned my Ph.D. in public administration at the University of Potsdam in Germany.