Randy Battaglio Jr

Professor - Public & Nonprofit Management
rpb071000@utdallas.edu
972-883-5344
GR2324
UTD Webpage

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Public Administration
The University of Georgia - 2005
MPA - Public Administration
Louisiana State University - 2000
B.S. - Economics
Louisiana State University - 1997

Research Areas

Research Interests
Public Human Resource Management, Civil Service Reform, Comparative Policy and Administration, Comparative Political Attitudes, Privatization, Organization Theory, Public Management

Publications

R. Paul Battaglio, Jr. and Jared J. Llorens. Federal Human Resource Management in a Human Capital Environment. In Handbook of Human Resource Management in Government, 3rd ed., edited by Stephen E. Condrey. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers (forthcoming). In Press - Publication
R. Paul Battaglio, Jr. Changing the Public Employment Relationship: Employment At Will as an Alternative. In Change (Transformation) in Government Organizations. Information Age Publishing, Inc. (in preparation) In Press - Publication
R. Paul Battaglio, Jr., Topeka, Kansas: Council Manager Redux. Finding Balance in the Politics-Administration Dichotomy. In The Question of Form: Constitutional Contests in America's Large Cities, edited by James H. Svara and Douglas J. Watson. Georgetown Press (forthcoming). In Press - Publication
R. Paul Battaglio, Jr., Public Service Reform and Motivation: Evidence from an Employment At-Will Environment, (forthcoming - Review of Public Personnel Administration). In Press - Publication
Jared J. Llorens and R. Paul Battaglio, Jr. 2010. Human Resource Management in a Changing World: Reassessing Public Human Resource Management Education, Review of Public Personnel Administration (forthcoming - March 2010 issue). 2010 - Publication
R. Paul Battaglio, Jr. and Jerome S. Legge, Jr. 2009. Self-Interest, Symbolic Politics, and Citizen Characteristics: A Cross-National Analysis of Support for Privatization, Public Administration Review, vol. 69:4 (July/August), pp. 697-709. 2009 - Publication
R. Paul Battaglio, Jr. and Christine Ledvinka. 2009. Privatization and Public Human Resources Management: Legal Challenges, Review of Public Personnel Administration, vol. 29:3 (September), pp. 293-307 2009 - Publication
R. Paul Battaglio, Jr. 2009. Privatization and Citizen Preferences: A Cross-National Analysis of Demand for Private versus Public Provision of Services in Three Industries, Administration & Society, vol. 41:1 (March), pp. 38-66. 2009 - Publication
R. Paul Battaglio, Jr. 2009. Introduction to Symposium: Privatization and Its Challenges for Human Resource Management in the Public Sector, Review of Public Personnel Administration, vol. 29:3 (September), pp. 203-206 2009 - Publication
R. Paul Battaglio, Jr. and Stephen E. Condrey. 2009. Reforming Public Management: Analyzing the Impact of Public Service Reform on Organizational and Managerial Trust, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory vol. 19:4 (October), pp. 689-707. 2009 - Publication

Appointments

Assistant Program Head for Advising and Enrollment
The University of Texas at Dallas, [2008–Present]
Assistant Professor
The University of Texas at Dallas [2007–Present]
Assistant Professor
University of Nevada Las Vegas [2005–2007]
Instructor
The University of Georgia [2002–2004]

Additional Information

Honors and other Recognitions
  • Regents Academy for the State of Nevada, Designing and Re-Designing Academic Courses to Enhance Student Learning, June 1-3, 2006, Lake Tahoe, California.
  • Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, The University of Georgia, April 2003.
School activities and committees
  • Teaching Effectiveness Committee, Fall 2009 – Present, School of Economic, Political, and Policy Sciences
Professional Memberships
  • American Society for Public Administration
  • Member, Strategic Imperative Group, Member Focus, American Society for Public Administration, March 2008-Present.
  • Executive Board Member, American Society for Public Administration, Section on Personnel Administration and Labor Relations, March 2008-Present.
  • Member, American Society for Public Administration, Section on Personnel Administration and Labor Relations, August 2005-Present.