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Xuhong Su

Title: Associate Professor and Director of Graduate MPA Program
Department: Political Science
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone: 803-777-2691
Office: Gambrell, 325
Resources: Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
Department of Political Science


Xuhong Su holds a PhD in Public Administration and Public Policy from the University of Georgia. Prior to her PhD training, she attended Georgia Institute of Technology and Wuhan University (China). Dr. Su teaches Human Resource Management in the Public Sector, Perspectives to Public Administration and Public budgeting for MPA students as well as Introduction to Public Administration for undergraduates. Her research interests focus on public administration and science & technology policy, with publications appearing in Public Administration Review, Research Policy, Journal of Higher Education, Journal of Technology Transfer, among others.


Public management & Public administration, Science & Technology Policy

Selected Publications

Ni Xing and Xuhong Su (forthcoming), Institutional anticorruption in China: Effectiveness on bribery incidence, Public Administration Review

Xuhong Su and Xing Ni (2018) Citizens on patrol: understanding public whistleblowing against government corruption, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 28(3), 406-422

Xuhong Su (2017) Dimensional publicness and serving the vulnerable: analyses of substance abuse treatment organizations, American Review of Public Administration, 47(8), 898-913

Xuhong Su, Xueyang Li and Endra Curry (2017), Understanding workplace flexibility in state agencies: what facilitates employee access? American Review of Public Administration, 47(8), 977-990

Xuhong Su and Barry Bozeman (2016), Family friendly policies in STEM departments: awareness and determinants. Research in Higher Education, 57(8), 990-1009

Barry Bozeman and Xuhong Su (2015), Public service motivation concepts and theory: a critique. Public Administration Review, 75(5), 700-710

 Xuhong Su, Japera Johnson, and Barry Bozeman (2015), Gender diversity strategy in S&E academic departments: exploring organizational determinants, Higher Education, 69(5), 839-858

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