Dr. Leonard Bright is an Associate Professor at Texas A&M University’s Bush School of Government and Public Service. In 2003, he obtained his PhD from the Hatfield School of Government at Portland State University in Oregon. Since coming to Texas A&M in 2011, he has served two years in dual roles as Associate Professor and Assistant Provost in the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies, and before that, he served three years as Assistant Dean of Graduate Education and Associate Professor in the Bush School here at Texas A&M University. In 2018, he stepped away from his dual roles, and he is currently teaching core courses in the Master of Public Service and Administration degree program in the Bush School. His research contributions have been recognized through publications in the leading academic journals in his specialty of public management. His publications have had a measurable impact on his field of study as illustrated by the frequent citation of his research. He is considered to be a top national expert in his field on motivation for public service employees.
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