Department of Government
Mr. William Resh is a PhD candidate in Public Administration and American Politics at the School of Public Affairs. He holds a MPA from the University of Baltimore. His research areas include public management, the presidency, public policy implementation, and federal executive branch politics.
His dissertation Trust, Intellectual Capital Building, and Appointee-Careerist Relations examines the “administrative” or “managerial” presidency from the seldom-analyzed perspective of careerists in the executive branch and their relations with political appointees.
His published work includes a chapter in the forthcoming book E-Governance and Civic Engagement: Factors and Determinants of E-Democracy, and two co-authored book chapters on the administrative presidency in The Oxford Handbook of the American Presidency and The Oxford Handbook of American Bureaucracy. He has served as co-editor of the feature, Theory to Practice, in the Public Administration Review, the leading general journal in public administration.