Dr. James S. Bowman

Professor, Department of Public Administration
Tallahassee, Florida
United States


James S. Bowman is professor of public administration at the Askew School of Public Administration and Policy, Florida State University. His primary area is human resource management. Noted for this work in ethics and quality management, Dr. Bowman also has done research in environmental administration. He is author of nearly 100 journal articles and book chapters as well as editor of five anthologies. Bowman co-authored, with Berman, West, and VanWart, Human Resource Management: Paradoxes, Processes and Problems (2nd ed.; Sage, 2005) and The Professional Edge: Competencies for Public Service (Sharpe, 2004). He is editor-in-chief of Public Integrity, a journal of the American Society for Public Administration. Bowman also serves on the editorial boards of three other journals. A past National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration Fellow as well as a Kellogg Foundation Fellow, he has experience in government and business. Ph.D., University of Nebraska - Lincoln M.A., Wisconsin-Madison B.S., Wisconsin-Madison