Prof. McCreary is a member of numerous professional public administration,
health care and information technology organizations. His research
interests include e-government, health care management and finance,
information technology policy, public and nonprofit budgeting and
finance, and public service ethics. He has also been a practitioner
at the local government level for many years and has served as a consultant
on health care finance and physician contract issues.
His guest lecture topics include the legal and ethical dimensions
of privacy issues relative to the Internet, the dynamics of health
care financing in the managed care environment, the emergence of a
new civic space on the Internet and its implications for public officials;
and budgeting in a multi-sectoral world: challenges of complexity,
stewardship, ethics, and citizen participation.
Co-Author: Using Technology in the Workplace. In S.M. Condrey &
J.L. Perry(Eds.), Handbook of Human Resource Management in Government
(pp. 189-214), 2005. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Co-Author: That Old Time Religion: Efficiency, Benchmarking, and
Public Administration Review, Vol. 61 (No. 1, January/February 2001):
Co-Author: The Deep Structure of Presidential Space. American Review
of Public Administration, Vol. 29 (No. 3, September 1999): 211-224.
Author: Public Administration - The Bard's View. Public Voices Vol.
4, (No. 4, February 1999).
SECOPA 2005 (Southeastern Conference for Public Administration) 2005
paper presentation in Little Rock, Arkansas, October 6, 2005. Topic:
“Beyond Point and Click: E-Government Architecture and Its Policy
Implications for Public Administrators.”
Paper presentation at the 66th American Society for Public Administration
National Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, April 3, 2005. Topic: “Deconstructing
the Regime: The Outer Limits of Privatization.”
Paper presentation for the 26th annual Center for Public Administration
and Policy High Table conference, Blacksburg, Virginia, March 28,
2003. Topic: “The USA PATRIOT Act: Protecting or Undermining
Paper: "Space and Power: Architectural Expansion and the Presidency,"
SECOPA 97 (Southeastern Conference for Public Administration), September
25-27, 1997, Knoxville, Tennessee; and
Southern Political Science Association, 69th Annual Meeting. November
5-8, 1997, Norfolk, Virginia.