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Patrick Exmeyer
Assistant Professor
School of Behavioral & Social Sci
STRS 109A
318-342-1512
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Patrick C Exmeyer, PhD
Assistant Professor, Public Administration

Education

Ph D

2017, Public Policy and Administration
Mississippi State University

BS

2006, Criminal Justice & Criminology
Ball State University

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Biographical Sketch

Patrick C. Exmeyer is an Assistant Professor of Political Science in the Department of Political Science at the University of Louisiana Monroe.  Dr. Exmeyer received his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Criminology from Ball State University, Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Southern Indiana, and Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration from Mississippi State University.  His research interests include whistleblowing in the public sector, public personnel management, organizational ethics, administrative law, and the characterization of public administrators in popular culture and interactive media.

Dr. Exmeyer has presented research findings and conceptual frameworks at multiple conferences affiliated with the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) at both the regional and national level, including the ASPA Annual Conference, the Southeastern Conference of Public Administration (SeCOPA), and the Midwest Public Affairs Conference (MPAC).  Patrick currently serves as the Global Membership Director for the ASPA Section on Ethics and Integrity in Government (SEIGov) and the SeCOPA Collins Award Committee for Outstanding Doctoral Conference Research Paper.  

In addition to his research focusing on the role of federal whistleblowing channels and dynamics of at-will employment, Dr. Exmeyer teaches courses in the ULM Masters of Public Administration (MPA) program covering administrative ethics, public personnel management, policy analysis and program evaluation, and administrative law.

Research Interests

Dr. Exmeyer's research interests include whistleblowing in the public sector, public personnel management, organizational ethics, administrative law, the characterization of public administrators in popular culture and interactive media, and advancing use of interactive technology within the field of public administration pedagogy. 

Recent Publications

Exmeyer, P. C. (2018). Inside Job: Exploring the Connection Between Whistleblowing and Procedural Justice (pp. 18-38). Public Integrity.
Exmeyer, P. C., Boden, D. (2020). The 8-Bit Bureaucrat: Can Video Games Teach Us About Administrative Ethics? (pp. 25). Public Integrity.
Exmeyer, P. C. All Along the Watchtower: Review of the video game Firewatch (pp. 6). Public Integrity.
Exmeyer, P., Jeon, S. H. Trends in State Whistleblowing Laws Following Enactment of the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2012 (pp. 34). Washington, D.C.: Review of Public Personnel Administration.
Boden, D. P., Exmeyer, P. C. Public-Private Partnerships in the Preservation of Presidential Records (pp. 33). Thousand Oaks, CA: Administration & Society.

Awards & Honors

September 2019 Special Topics Panel Coordinator.

April 2015 Inductee.

August 2013 Doctoral Student Assistantship.

August 2013 Garner Graduate Fellowship.

Courses Taught

POLS 2001AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT, 3 course(s)

POLS 3001RESEARCH METHODS, 2 course(s)

POLS 4003ETHICS, 2 course(s)

POLS 4080PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, 2 course(s)

POLS 4099SENIOR SEMINAR, 2 course(s)

POLS 5020ETHICS AND PUBLIC ADMIN, 4 course(s)

POLS 5021ADMINISTRATIVE LAW, 2 course(s)

POLS 5040PROGRAM EVAL & POLICY ANALYSIS, 3 course(s)

POLS 5070PUBLIC PERSONNEL MGMT, 2 course(s)