Carolyn Ball

Associate Professor
Carolyn Ball


318 Wishcamper Center

Contact Information

Phone: (207) 228-8541

Education: Nasson College, B.A., 1973; Southern Illinois University, M.A. in Political Science, 1978; Purdue University, Ph.D. in Political Science, 1990.

Research Interests: employment and discrimination policy, particularly related to religion; transparency and corruption in organizations; nonprofit and law enforcement administration

Recent publications:

"Religious Diversity in the Workplace" Handbook of Work and Quality of Life: Ethical Practices in Organizations, edited by Nora Reilly, M. Joseph Sirgy, and C. Allen Gorman; New York: Springer Publishers, 2012.

Approaches to Religion and Spirituality in the Workplace and Quality of Work Life. The International Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Society. Accepted June 2011.

"Policing In A Westernized Arab Country: Comparisons With The United States" NEASCU Clipboard. Spring (2010).

"What is Transparency?" Public Integrity. (Fall 2009), 11(4): 293-307.

Organization Theory: A Public and Nonprofit Perspective. 3rd ed. with Hal Gortner and Ken Nichols. Thomson Learning: Belmont, CA, 2007.

New Publications

What's New?

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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