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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 and policy. He also serves as the Director of American University’s Key Executive Leadership Programs. He is a frequent guest lecturer on leadership and organizational dynamics in state and federal agencies, professional associations, and universities. 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 "Thinking Up," “Selfies in the Workplace: Narcissists and the Public Manager,” “Making Assumptions? Try the Power of Inquiry,” “The Challenges That Set Public Service Apart” and “Enhancing Your Leadership by Tapping into Staff Attitudes.”

Degrees

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

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Office
SPA - Public Admin and Policy
Watkins - 113
Contact Info
(202) 885-6271 (Office)

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For the Media
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Teaching

  • Spring 2016

    • PUAD-623 Executive Problem Solving: Exec Problem Solving Key 50
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  • Summer 2016

    • PUAD-084 Leading Organizational Analys: Leading Org Analys OSCO3
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    • PUAD-627 Pol, Policymaking, & Pub Admin: Pol, Plcymkg, & Pub Adm Key 50
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  • Fall 2016

    • PUAD-021 Topics in Executive Mmgt: Beginning Leadership Journey
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