Bruce Clary

Professor Emeritus (retired)
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Education: University of California Santa Barbara, BA, 1968; University of Southern California, MA, 1970; PhD, 1974.

Research Interests: program evaluation methods; organizational design issues in governmental and nonprofit service delivery; citizen participation in a democratic society

Professor Clary taught Research Design , Evaluation Methods, Organizational Dynamics, and Managing in the Nonprofit Sector. His research focus is in program evaluation methods, organizational design issues in governmental and nonprofit service delivery, and citizen participation in a democratic society. He recently served as project director for Maine research conducted as part of a 50-state study of the role of faith-based organizations in the delivery of social services conducted by the Rockefeller Institute at SUNY-Albany. His current work includes an evaluation of a US Department of Education program, "Teaching American History," for the Maine Humanities Council and on-going research in the United Kingdom and the United States on community currency systems. He is also working on a collaborative initiative between the American University in Bulgaria and the Muskie School.

New Publications

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Building Bridges Beyond the Quadrangle: The CAO and the External Community
(Book chapter by Mark Lapping in: Martin J, Samuels JE, eds. The Provost's Handbook: The Role of the Chief Academic Officer. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press; 2015:200-206.)

Health Data and Financing and Delivery System Reform: Is the Glass Half Full or Half Empty? (Issue Brief by Barbara Shaw, Andy Coburn, Kimberley Fox, Andrea Gerstenberger, and Barbara Leonard)

New Jersey's Manage by Data Program: Changing Culture and Capacity to Improve Outcomes(Report by David Lambert and Julie Atkins).

Rural Implications of Medicaid Expansion under the Affordable Care Act. (Issue Brief by Erika Ziller, Jennifer Lenardson, and Andy Coburn).

Safety of Rural Nursing Home-to-Emergency Department Transfers: Improving Communication and Patient Information Sharing across Settings. Journal for Healthcare Quality, 37(1), 55-65. (Authors: Judy Tupper, Carolyn Gray, Karen Pearson, and Andy Coburn).

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