Barton Wechsler

Dean Emeritus, Truman School of Public Affairs, Director Emeritus of the Institute of Public Policy

Professor Wechsler’s research is concerned with public leadership, strategic planning and management, organization theory, and human resource management. His research has been published in Public Administration Review, Administration and Society, Journal of the American Planning Association, Public Productivity and Management Review, Review of Public Personnel Administration, other academic and practitioner journals and numerous edited books. He has served on the editorial boards of Public Productivity and Management Review and Journal of Public Affairs Education and was formerly book review editor of Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. Wechsler has provided consulting, training and technical assistance to state and local government agencies and nonprofit organizations throughout the U.S. Before coming to the Truman School, he was dean of the Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Service at the University of Southern Maine and a faculty member at the University of Illinois and Florida State University.