IPNS Faculty – Candice Bodkin

Candice Pippin Bodkin
Assistant Professor of Public Administration

Research and Teaching Interests: Public and Nonprofit Management, Strategic Human Capital Management, Gender and Diversity, Education Policy.

Professor Bodkin received her Ph.D. in Public Administration from North Carolina State University in August 2016. Her dissertation entitled, Public Sector Mentoring: An Analysis of Mentor-Protégé Relationships and Their Effects on Outcomes, examines both formal and informal mentoring relationships in local government organizations to determine what attitudinal, organizational, and demographic characteristics lead to better outcomes for individuals and their organizations. Professor Bodkin also holds a Master of Public Administration degree from North Carolina State University, and a Master of Education degree in Secondary Social Studies Education and a Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Anthropology from the University of Florida. She has presented her research at the Academy of Management, the Association for Research on Nonprofits Organizations and Voluntary Action, the Public Management Research Conference, the Association of Public Policy and Management, and the Southeastern Conference of Public Administration. Her research on redundant systems in wildfire response systems in forthcoming in the Journal of Crisis and Contingency Management. She joined the faculty of Georgia Southern University in Fall 2016 as an assistant professor in the Institute for Public and Nonprofit Studies. She teaches graduate courses in the foundations of public administration, public and nonprofit management, local government management, diversity in public organizations, and human resource management.

Last updated: 7/25/2017

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