Robert Christensen

Robert Christensen

Dr. Christensen is associate professor and doctoral director in the Department of Public Administration and Policy, School of Public and International Affairs, at the University of Georgia.  He studies public and nonprofit management. He and Dr. Jim Perry just published the third edition of the Handbook of Public Administration.  Christensen’s most recent work focuses on the impact of antisocial and prosocial behaviors in public and nonprofit organizations.  Regarding antisocial behaviors he has been investigating how race and gender biases are manifest in judicial organizations and the impact of these prejudices.  Regarding prosocial motivations he has been investigating the relationship between public service motivation, perceptions of organizational justice, and desirable workplace behaviors. In his nonprofit research he has been investigating workplace giving campaigns, including the Federal Combined Campaign, and organizational competitiveness. Internationally, Christensen is working on a government competitiveness project funded by the Korean Research Foundation and led by Dr. Tobin Im.  Additional information and a CV are available at  bitly.com/rkc_uga

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