- Ph.D., Indiana University, 1995
- B.A., (Magna cum Laude) University of California, Irvine, 1990
Michael McGuire is an internationally renowned scholar in the areas of public management, leadership, and collaboration. His widely published research focuses on how public managers operate, facilitate, and lead collaborative networks of organizations. McGuire has won numerous awards for his published scholarship and teaching. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.
McGuire served as Executive Associate Dean of the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs from 2015-19. During his term, he introduced several initiatives to enhance the O’Neill School student experience, including creating an Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; greatly enhancing the capacity and scope of student advising; creating multiple professional staff positions dedicated to providing student services; increasing the number of O’Neill students who study overseas; and developing a school-wide Mental Health Initiative.
McGuire was formerly Managing Editor and Associate Editor of Research Synthesis of Public Administration Review. He serves or has served on the editorial boards of State and Local Government Review, Publius: The Journal of Federalism, and Complexity, Governance, and Networks.
In 2014, the American Political Science Association selected his 2003 book, Collaborative Public Management: New Strategies for Local Governments (co-authored with Robert Agranoff) for the Martha Derthick Book award "for its lasting contribution to the study of federalism and intergovernmental relations." The book was also named the 2003 Louis Brownlow Book Award winner by the National Academy of Public Administration.
- Executive Associate Dean, 2015-2019
- Managing Editor and Associate Editor of Public Administration Review, 2011-2017
- IU Bloomington Academic Leadership Program Fellow, 2015
- International Scholar, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea, 2012-2015
- Haldane Best Article Award, 2011, Public Administration
- Indiana University Trustees Teaching Award, 2007, 2008, 2011
- 2014 Martha Derthick Book Award, American Political Science Association, for Collaborative Public Management: New Strategies for Local Governments
- 2003 Louis Brownlow Book Award, National Academy of Public Administration, for Collaborative Public Management: New Strategies for Local Governments
In the News
- "IU students moving toward more career-oriented programs" - Herald-Times, June 28, 2015
- "Local Non-profits Collaborating: Agencies Pool Staff Ideas to Help Themselves, Community" - Herald-Times, June 2, 2009.
- “Intergovernmental Alignment, Program Effectiveness, and U.S. Homelessness Policy,” (with David Lee, O’Neill student), Publius: The Journal of Federalism 47(4): 622-647 (2017)
- “Policy Energy and Networks,” (with Rachel Fyall, O’Neill Student). Complexity, Governance, and Networks 1(1): 39-48 (2014)
- “The Limitations of Public Management Networks,” (with Robert Agranoff). Public Administration, 89(2): 265-284 (2011). Haldane Best Article Award
- “Leading Public Sector Networks: An Empirical Examination of Integrative Leadership Behaviors,” (with Chris Silvia, O’Neill student) The Leadership Quarterly, 21(2): 264-277 (2010)
- “Collaborative Public Management: Assessing What We Know and How We Know It,”Public Administration Review, 66(s1): 33-43 (2006)
- Collaborative Public Management: New Strategies for Local Governments, (with Robert Agranoff), Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press (2003). (Louis Brownlow Book Award, National Academy of Public Administration, 2003; Martha Derthick Book Award, American Political Science Association, 2014.)
- “Big Questions in Public Network Management Research,” (with Robert Agranoff), Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 11(3): 295-326 (2001)