P. M. Patterson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

School of Public Administration

Florida Atlantic University
111 East Las Olas Boulevard, SO 301E
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301



Dr. P. M. Patterson (B.A., LeMoyne College ; M.P.A., M.A., Ph. D., The American University) teaches courses in Public Administration and Policy in FAU’s graduate and undergraduate programs. An active member of the Public Administration Theory Network ( PAT-net ), Dr. Patterson serves on the Editorial Board and is the former Book Review Editor of the journal, Administrative Theory and Praxis.

Dr. Patterson’s own research focuses on the experience, expression, and communication of marginality, emotion, and dissent in public administrative arenas. This document summarizes much of Dr. Patterson’s scholarly work, small, medium, and large. Most published work is available to students and to the public either on the world wide web, or through the proprietary data bases of university libraries. Unpublished work may be viewed on reserve at the MacArthur campus library, or requested by contacting the author directly (during the academic year).