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Gordon Kingsley


  • Higher Ed: Other, Researcher, Evaluator 


Gordon Kingsley is an Associate Professor in the School of Public Policy at Georgia Tech where his teaching and research focus upon science and technology policy and public management. Dr. Kingsley's research examines the development and implementation of effective partnerships across the public, private and non-profit sectors. Current research projects explore the impacts of partnerships on the development and allocation of scientific and technical human capital. This work is being conducted in three policy domains examining the following: 1) the impact of educational partnerships between universities and K-12 schools on the development of math and science instructors and instruction; 2) strategies used by state transportation agencies for effectively managing large numbers of engineering consultants and contractors; and 3) the development of hybrid organizations and network organizations designed to stimulate technology-led economic development.

His research appears in journals such as Public Administration Review, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Policy Studies Journal, Public Performance and Management Review, Research Policy, Research Evaluation, Journal of Technology Transfer, Small Business Economics, and Evaluation and Program Planning. He has served as a consultant or researcher for the National Science Foundation, the Manufacturing Extension Partnership of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the Office of Technology Policy in the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Office of Science in the U.S. Department of Energy, a Science Advisory Board of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, USNet (a consortium of 15 state economic development agencies promoting manufacturing networks), the Ohio Department of Development, the Georgia Department of Transportation, Cosmos Corporation, and the Economic Development Institute at Georgia Tech. 


Public Management and Public Policy; Science, Technology and Innovation Policy; Multi-Sector and Interorganizational Relations 


Rogers, J. and Kingsley, G. 2004. "Denying Public Value: The Role of the Public Sector in Accounts of the Development of the Internet." Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 14, 3, 371-393.

Kingsley, G. and Malecki, E. 2004. "Networking for Competitiveness." Small Business Economics, 23, 71-84.

Kingsley, G. forthcoming. "On Becoming Just Another Contractor: Contract Competition and the Management of Science at Sandia National Laboratory." Public Performance and Management Review.