Ph.D. in Public Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, expected May 2022
MPA, Brigham Young University, 2018
BA in Humanities/Economics, Brigham Young University – Idaho, 2016
SPEA-V 412, Leadership and Ethics
Selected Honors and Awards
Merit Fellowship – O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, 2021 Graduate Fellowship – Rumsfeld Foundation, 2020-2021
Karl N. Snow Award for Academic Excellence – Romney Institute of Public Service and Ethics, 2018
Regional Winner / 2nd Place Global Winner – NASPAA-Batten Policy Simulation Competition, 2018
Selected Publications and Working Papers
Rutherford, Amanda, and G. Breck Wightman. Forthcoming. "Inside the Push for Good Governance: Institutional Predictors of Administrative Transparency in Public Organizations." American Review of Public Administration.
Liu, Ting-An-Xu, G. Breck Wightman, Euipyo Lee, and Jordan Hunter. Forthcoming. "Revisiting 'Big Questions' of Public Administration After COVID-19: A Systematic Review." Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration.
Wightman, G. Breck, Robert K. Christensen, and Paula Sanford. 2020. "Attitudinal Divergence and Convergence Concerning Collaboration: A Descriptive Case of Public Education in Georgia." Public Performance and Management Review, 43(6): 1318-1341.
Witesman, Eva M., Curtis Child, and G. Breck Wightman. 2019. "Sector Choice and Sector Regret." Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 48(3): 492–512.
Wightman, G. Breck, Sergio Fernandez, and Amanda Rutherford. "Job Vacancy and Organizational Performance: Are Senior Managers or Street-Level Bureaucrats Missed Most?" Under review at Public Administration Review.
Human resource management
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