Richard Box, D.P.A.
Regents/Foundation Professor Emeritus
Phone: (402) 293.8592
Critical social theory
Local government management
B.S., Southern Oregon State College, 1971
M.S., Southern Oregon State College, 1975
M.P.A., Golden Gate University, 1983
D.P.A., University of Southern California, 1990
Introduction to Public Administration
Administrative Ethics and Leadership
Seminar in Urban Studies
Introduction to Urban Planning
Environment of Public Administration
Professor Box's research focuses on the politics-administration relationship in a liberal-capitalist society, often from the perspective of critical social theory. His writing has been published in: Administration & Society, American Review of Public Administration, Public Administration Review, Public Performance and Management Review, The Social Science Journal, Administrative Theory & Praxis, International Journal of Public Administration, International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior, and Journal of Public Affairs Education. He has authored or edited five books: Citizen Governance: Leading American Communities Into the 21st Century; Public Administration and Society: Critical Issues in American Governance; Critical Social Theory in Public Administration, Democracy and Public Administration; and Making a Difference: Progressive Values in Public Administration.
Professor Box is a member of the American Society for Public Administration, the Urban Affairs Association, the Western Social Science Association, and the Public Administration Theory Network.