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Barry Bozeman

Scientific Research Collaboration Among Academic Faculty: Strategies, Norms, and Productivity

March 22, 2012

Barry Bozeman is Regents’ Professor and Ander Crenshaw Endowed Chair of public policy at the University of Georgia. Previously, he was Regents’ Professor of public policy at the Georgia Institute of Technology. For 18 years, Bozeman was professor of public administration and law and affiliate professor of engineering at Syracuse University, where he was director of the Maxwell School’s doctoral program and founding director of the Center for Technology and Information Policy. He has had visiting appointments at University of Michigan, Columbia University, University of Copenhagen and Universite Marne‐La‐Valle.

Barry Bozeman’s research focuses on public management, organization theory and science and technology policy. He is the author or editor of 16 books, including Rules and Red Tape: A Prism for Public Administration Theory Development (Sharpe Publishing, 2011) and Public Values and Public Interest (Georgetown University Press, 2007). Bozeman’s All Organizations Are Public (Jossey‐Bass, 1987) helped establish a new research and theory approach to “publicness.”

Professor Bozeman’s research articles have appeared in every major U.S. journal in the fields of public policy and public management, as well as such diverse journals as American Journal of Political Science, IEEE Transactions in Engineering Management, Research Policy, Economics of Education, Social Studies of Science, Managerial and Decision Economics and Human Relations. On many occasions, his research has been summarized in science publications such as Nature, Science, and Issues in Science and Technology and mass media, including, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Economist, The Chronicle of Higher Education and The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Bozeman’s practitioner experience includes a position at the National Science Foundation’s Division of Information Technology and a visiting position at the Science and Technology Agency’s (Japan) National Institute of Science and Technology Policy. Bozeman has served as a consultant to a variety of federal and state agencies in the U.S., including the Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Commerce, the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy. He has helped in the design and evaluation of the national innovation systems of the Republic of South Africa, Canada, New Zealand, France, Israel, Chile and Argentina. He is a member of the scientific council of the Institut Francilien Recherche, Innovation et Société (France).

Bozeman’s research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Rockefeller Foundation, Kellogg Foundation, and Sloan Foundation. He is an elected fellow of both the American Association for the Advancement Science and the National Academy of Public Administration. Awards include the 1999 Charles Levine Memorial Award of the American Society for Public Administration and the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration. He also received the William Wasserman Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Webb Award for best paper presented at the national conference of the American Society for Public Administration.