Research interests: administrative history, the nature of the study of public administration (epistemology, social ontology), comparative government (incl. civil service systems) Dr. Jos Raadschelders does research in and teaches about public administration theories, history of government, comparative government and civil service systems. His research focuses on the structure and functioning of governments at large from a historical and comparative perspective. He has also written extensively about the study of public administration as academic pursuit. He has published more than 140 articles and book chapters, multiple book review essays, and (co-)authored and (co-)edited multiple smaller and larger books. He teaches courses at undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level on organizational theory, policy making and process, foundations of public administration as a study, and comparative government. Recently taught courses at the Glenn College include: PA 2110 Introduction to Public Affairs; PA 6000 Policy Formulation and Implementation; and PA 8000 Foundations of Public Administration. He also taught elected officeholders, career civil servants, diplomats, military and police personnel from a variety of countries around the world. In The Netherlands Raadschelders has been involved in some applied research projects for, among others, municipalities, water boards and the national association of itinerant merchants. In 2017 he was member of a five-panel White Paper published by NAPA on civil service reform in the United States.
Academic Faculty, Academic Administration