Profile

Patrick Malone

Executive in Residence
Department of Public Administration and Policy

  • Professor Malone is an Executive-in-Residence in the Department of Public Administration and Policy where he teaches courses in public sector leadership, executive problem solving, organizational analysis, action learning, leadership ethics, and public administration in the policy process. He also serves as a senior advisor and faculty member in American University’s Key Executive Leadership program. He is a frequent guest lecturer on leadership and organizational dynamics in state and federal agencies, professional associations, and universities including Oklahoma State University and the Visiting Scholars program at Yale. He has extensive experience working with federal sector leaders from DHHS, EPA, IRS, USDA, HUD, DHS, and DoD among others. Professor Malone also regularly presents in international forums to government leaders from the Republic of Vietnam, Panama, Poland, Belgium, and Mauritius. His research interests and scholarship include work in public service motivation, leadership, ethics, and organizational behavior. He is one of only thirty researchers in the country certified to score the Subject/Object qualitative research methodology developed at Harvard University. Dr Malone spent twenty-two years in the Department of Defense where he served in a number of senior leadership and policy roles including as a professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences; Academic Director; and Dean of Academics for Navy Medicine. His most recent publications include “The Challenges That Set Public Service Apart," “Enhance Your Leadership by Tapping Into Staff Attitudes - Understanding Temperaments Can Help Build Collaboration,” “The Untapped Power of Action Learning,” and “Keeping Your Lens Clean Amidst Ethical Challenges.”
  • Degrees

    PhD American University
    MS Trinity University, San Antonio
    BS Southwest Texas State University
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Teaching

  • Spring 2014

    • PUAD-057 Managing Organizational Trans: Managing Org Trans USDA 32
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    • PUAD-057 Managing Organizational Trans: Managing Org Trans EPA SES 3
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    • PUAD-623 Executive Problem Solving: Exec Problem Solving - Key 46
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  • Summer 2014

    • PUAD-627 Pol, Policymaking, & Pub Admin: Pol, Plcymkg, & Pub Ad-Key 46
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  • Fall 2014

    • PUAD-057 Managing Organizational Trans: Managing Org Trans DHS 35
    • Description
    • PUAD-623 Executive Problem Solving: Exec Problem Solving - Key 47
    • Description