Description (complete vita HERE: MOHR_VITA2021)
Dr. Mohr’s research focuses on cost accounting and organizational control in public organizations. Current work includes several behavioral-experimental public budgeting and public administration studies. He also studies election administration and election administration budgeting and financial management.
Appointments and Responsibilities
- Associate Professor
- Director of POLS-Lab (for researchers see here)
- Director of Budget and Finance Concentration and Certificate Program
Rassel, G., Leland, S., Mohr, Z., and O’Sullivan, E. (2020) Research Methods for Public Administrators, 7th. Ed. New York. Routledge
Recent Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles (Google Scholar)
Leland, S., Mohr, Z., & Piatak, J. (2021). Accountability in Government Contracting Arrangements: Experimental Analysis of Blame Attribution across Levels of Government. American Review of Public Administration. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0275074021990458
Piatak, J., Mohr, Z. and McDonald, J. (2020) Rule Formalization, Gender Congruence, and Rule Following: Examining Prosocial Rule Breaking for Internal and External Stakeholders International Public Management Journal doi.org/10.1080/10967494.2020.1790445
Making Every Vote Count: The Important Role of Managerial Capacity in Achieving Better Election Administration Outcomes (2020) Public Administration Review with Martha Kropf, JoEllen Pope, and Mary Jo Shepherd
Comparing Cost Accounting Use across European Countries: The role of history, region, and fiscal stress (2020) with James W. Douglas and Ringa Raudla Public Administration Review http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/puar.13162
UNC Charlotte Faculty Research Grant (2019) with Jacqueline Chattopadhyay “An Omnibus Behavioral Public Administration and Policy Study using the CCES” Amount funded $16,000.
New Initiatives Grants in Election Science MIT Election Data and Science Lab (2018) “Estimating Election Administration Spending in the 50 States.” (with Kropf, M.E., Shepherd, M.J., & Pope, J.V.) Amount funded $20,000
New Initiatives Grants in Election Science MIT Election Data and Science Lab (2017) “How Much Are We Spending on Election Administration?” (with Martha Kropf, Mary Jo Shepherd, & JoEllen Pope) Amount funded $19,895.
- POLS 3010/CAPI 3050 Behavioral Public Administration and Public Policy
- MPAD6187 Public Management Problem Solving – MPA Capstone Course
- MPAD6126 Data Analysis for Decision Making
- MPAD6350 Public Financial Management
- MPAD6352 Public Financial Reporting
- PUAD435 (University of Kansas) Generating, Allocating, and Managing Public Resources