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Barry Bozeman is Regents' Professor and Crenshaw Endowed Chair of Public Policy, University of Georgia and Research Professor of Political Science at Arizona State University. In 2003, Bozeman was installed as a Distinguished Affiliated Professor at the University of Copenhagen. From 1993-2006, Bozeman was Regents' Professor of Public Policy in the School of Public Policy at Georgia Tech and first full-time director of the school of Public Policy. For eighteen years, Bozeman was Professor of Public Administration, Law and an Affiliate Professor at Syracuse. He also directed the Maxwell School's doctoral program and acted as founding director of the Center of Technology and Information Policy. Bozeman has had visiting appointments at University of Michigan, Columbia University, University of Paris the U.S. National Science Foundation and Japan's National Institute for Science and Technology Policy.(top of page)
Bozeman's research focuses on two fields, science and technology policy and public management and organization theory. He is the author or editor of sixteen books, including most recently, Public Values and Public Interest (Georgetown University Press, in press). He co-authored one of the best known books on the U.S. system of research, Limited by Design: R&D Laboratories in the U.S. National Innovation system (Columbia University Press, 1999) [with Michael Crow]. His All Organizations are Public (Jossey-Bass, 1987) has been one of the most cited books on public administration theory and was recently acquired by Beard Publishing and reprinted.
Bozeman's more than 200 research articles have appeared in every major U.S. journal in the fields of public policy and public management as well as such diverse journals as American Journal of Political Science, IEEE Transactions in Engineering Management, Managerial and Decision Economics, Research Policy and Issues in Science and Technology. On many occasions, his research has been summarized in a variety of mass media, including, for example, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Economist and Chronicle of Higher Education. In a study published in Public Administration Review, Bozeman was named as one of the United States' five most productive public administration scholars. In a recent study, he was identified as one of the past decade's five most cited and most productive authors in the field of technology transfer.
Among the agencies funding Bozeman's current research are the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, Department of Commerce, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Kellogg Foundation, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the National Institutes of Health. Active as a consultant, Bozeman helped design research evaluation systems and science policies in New Zealand, France, Canada, Argentina, Chile, South Africa and Mexico. Most recently, he has been working in Israel in that nation's effort to redesign its national innovation system.
Bozeman is an elected Fellow of both the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the National Academy of Public Administration.