Göktuǧ Morçöl is Professor of Public Policy and Administration in the School of Public Affairs at Penn State Harrisburg.

He teaches in the  Master of Public Administration and PhD in Public Administration programs.  He teaches courses in

research methods, program evaluation, and policy analysis.


He also serves as the coordinator of the PhD Program in Public Administration and

the Certificate Program in Policy Analysis and Evaluation.


His research areas are complexity theory, metropolitan governance, business improvement districts, and policy analysis and evaluation methodology.

He authored, edited, and co-edited the following books: Challenges to Democratic Governance in Developing Countries (Springer, 2014), A Complexity Theory for Public Policy (Routledge, 2012), Complexity and Policy Analysis (ISCE Publishing, 2008), Business Improvement Districts (CRC Press, 2008), Handbook of Decision Making (CRC Press, 2007), A New Mind for Policy Analysis (Praeger, 2002), and New Sciences for Public Administration and Policy (Chatelaine Press, 2000). His articles have appeared in Public Administration Review, Administration & Society, Administrative Theory & Praxis, Policy Sciences, Public Administration Quarterly, Politics and Policy, International Journal of Public Administration, Emergence, and other journals.

Göktuǧ Morçöl is the editor-in-chief of the journal Complexity, Governance & Networks (http://www.cgnj.info) 

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Office Address:

School of Public Affairs

Penn State Harrisburg

777 W. Harrisburg Pike

Middletown, PA 17057


Telephone: 717-948-6126


Email: gxm27@psu.edu





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