Gene A. Brewer (Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2001) is an internationally recognized public management scholar. His current research interests include public sector reform, policy implementation, government performance, organization theory and behavior, comparative administration, and bureaucratic accountability in democratic political systems. He is currently a partner and advisor on several domestic and international research projects and consortiums in the United States, United Kingdom, Western Europe, East Asia, Australasia and East Asia. Dr. Brewer has more than forty years of work experience in the public and nonprofit sectors and regularly lectures, consults and conducts research in the United States and internationally on a wide range of topics related to public administration, management, and the policy process. He is Visiting Professor of Public Management at Utrecht University School of Governance in the Netherlands and has affiliations with several other universities and public institutions around the world. In addition, Dr. Brewer is the North American Vice President of the International Research Society for Public Management and a study group chair of the International Institute of Administrative Sciences. He recently co-authored and co-edited Public Service Performance: Research Directions (Cambridge University Press, 2010).
Dr. Brewer teaches graduate courses in public administration, public management, and the policy-making process. In recent years, he has taught seminars on public administration and democracy, government performance improvement, human resource management, organization theory and behavior, policy implementation, international/comparative administration, research methods and design, data applications, and emerging topics in public management research such as public values, leadership, networks, public service motivation, rules and red tape, and public service performance.