Terence Garrett


Terry Garrett (Ph.D., University of Oklahoma) has doctoral field concentrations in public administration, comparative politics, and international relationswithin the academic discipline of political science. Dr. Garrett is currently a professor of Public Affairs and Security Studies (PASS) at UTRGV, having previously served as department chair in the Government Department at the University of Texas at Brownsville (UTB) (20102012), provost fellow for leadership (2010) at UTB, and Master of Public Policy & Management (MPPM) graduate adviser (20072010; 2013 to present), and is currentlyMaster of Public Affairs (MPA) adviser in Public Policy fortheUTRGVPASS Department. Hehas published works in journals such as the International Journal of Social Economics, International Journal of Organization Behavior and Theory, Administration & Society,Education + Training,Public Voices, American Review of Public Administration, and Administrative Theory & Praxis. Dr. Garrett served (20092011) as the chair for the Section on Historical, Artistic and Reflective Expression (SHARE) of the American Society for Public Administration. He currently serves an advisory editor for Public Voicesand Administrative Theory & Praxis. Previously he served on the board of Section on Public Administration Research (SPAR) (20122015) and was named the outstanding reviewer for the International Journal of Social Economics (IJSE)in 2012 as well as receiving a “highly commended” award in 2013 fromIJSE. His current research is concerned with phenomenology and organizational theory, homeland security, and the postmodernturn in public administration.

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