Department of Public and Nonprofit Studies
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Faculty – Dr. Candice Bodkin

Candice Pippin Bodkin
Assistant Professor of Public Administration

Research and Teaching Interests: Local Government Management, Race, Gender, and Diversity, Human Resource Management, Public Management.

Professor Bodkin received her Ph.D. in Public Administration from North Carolina State University in August 2016. Professor Bodkin also holds a Master of Public Administration degree from North Carolina State University, and a Master of Education degree in Secondary Social Studies Education and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Anthropology from the University of Florida. Her research interests exist at the intersection of three broad areas of public administration: race, gender, and diversity in public sector organizations; human resource management with a concentration on mentoring and career development; and local government management. She has presented her research at and is a member of the Academy of Management (AOM), the Association for Research on Nonprofits Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), the Public Management Research Conference (PMRC), American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), and the Southeastern Conference of Public Administration (SECOPA). Her research has been published in the Journal of Crisis and Contingency Management and the Journal of Public Affairs Education.  She joined the faculty of Georgia Southern University in Fall 2016 as an assistant professor in the Department of Public and Nonprofit Studies. She teaches graduate courses in the foundations of public administration, local government management, diversity in public organizations, and human resource management, as well as undergraduate classes in the public administration and public policy minors.

Last updated: 9/8/2020

Department of Public and Nonprofit Studies • P.O. Box 8048 • Statesboro, Georgia • 912-478-1400

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