University of Colorado Denver
School of Public Affairs
P.O. Box 173364 - Campus Box 142
Denver, CO 80217 - 3364
Phone: (303) 315 - 2007
Fax: (303) 315 – 2229
Management, Organizational Behavior, Human Resources
Bio: Mary E. Guy teaches
courses on public administration, public management, organizational behavior,
human resource management, and leadership and ethics. Her research emphasizes the
human processes involved in public service delivery. She has written widely
about emotional labor in public service, especially in regard to emotionally
intense work demands. She also writes about workforce diversity and the
difference that gender makes in policy development and implementation. She is a
Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, past President of the
American Society for Public Administration, and past Editor-in-Chief of the
Review of Public Personnel Administration. She is the recipient of numerous
awards for her research, leadership, and mentoring. Prior to joining the School
of Public Affairs, she held the Jerry Collins Eminent Scholar Chair at the
Askew School of Public Administration and Policy at Florida State University
and before that, she served as department head at the University of Alabama at
Birmingham. She holds a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling
(University of Florida), a Master’s degree in psychology (University of South
Carolina)and a Ph.D. degree in political science (University of South
Sharon H. Mastracci, Mary
E. Guy, & Meredith A. Newman. 2012. Emotional Labor and Crisis Response:
Working on the Razor’s Edge. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, Inc. (winner
of Best Book Awards from Academy of Management, Public & Nonprofit
Division; American Society for Public Administration Section on Personnel and
Mary E. Guy, Meredith A.
Newman, & Sharon H. Mastracci. 2008. Emotional Labor: Putting the
Service in Public Service. 2008. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, Inc.
(winner of Best Book Awards from Academy of Management, Public &
Nonprofit Division; American Society for Public Administration Section on
Public Administration Research & Theory; American Society for Public
Administration Section on Personnel & Labor Relations)
Sean McCandless and Mary E. Guy. In press. “One More
Time: What Did Woodrow Wilson Really Mean About Politics and Administration?” Administrative Theory & Praxis.
Elizabeth A. Tomsich & Mary E. Guy. In press.
“Perceptions of Authority: How Gender Affects Citizen Ratings of Judges.” Administration & Society.DOI: 10.1177/0095399712461910
Mary E. Guy and Sean McCandless. 2012. “Social
Equity: Its Legacy, Its Promise.” Public
Administration Review. 72: Special Issue, 5-13.
Chih-Wei Hsieh, Myung Jin,
& Mary E. Guy. 2012. “Managing
Work-Related Emotions: Analysis of a Cross Section of Public Service Workers.” The
American Review of Public Administration, 42:1, 39-53.
Seung Bum Yang & Mary E. Guy. 2011. “The
Effectiveness of Self-Managed Work Teams In Government Organizations.” Journal of Business and Psychology. 26:531-41.
Mary E. Guy. 2011. “In Search of a Middle Ground: Preachy,
Screechy, and Angry vs. Soft, Sweet, and Compliant.” In Helisse Levine and
Maria D’Agostino. Eds. Women in Public
Administration: Theory and Practice. pp. 299-307. Jones & Bartlett,
Mary E. Guy, Meredith A.
Newman, & Sharon H. Mastracci. 2010. “Are We There Yet? From Taylor’s
Triangle to Follett’s Web; From Knowledge Work to Emotion Work.” In Rosemary
O’Leary, David M. VanSlyke, and Soonhee
Kim, (Eds.). The Future of Public
Administration, Public Management and Public Service Around the World: The
Minnowbrook Perspective, pp. 33-44. Washington,
DC: Georgetown University Press.