Jeremy Plant, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Public Policy, School of Public Affairs
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Jeremy F. Plant is professor of public policy and administration in the School of Public Affairs, Penn State Harrisburg. He is co-principal investigator for Penn State’s ICCAE program. He teaches and conducts research on public management, transportation policy, human resource management, homeland security, and ethics. His published works has appeared in such journals as Public Administration Review, American Review of Public Administration, Public Works Management & Policy, Public Integrity, Review of Policy Research, and Policy Studies Review. He edited The Handbook of Transportation Policy (Taylor & Francis, 2007) and has done funded research on transportation security. He is a founding member and past chair of ASPA’s Section on Transportation Policy and Administration and serves on the section’s Executive Committee. Currently he serves as chair of ASPA’s Section on Ethics.

Professional Affiliations
  • American Society for Public Administration, Sections on Ethics and Transportation Policy and Administration
  • Principal institutional representative, National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration
  • Member, Advisory Council, Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania


Research Interests
Administrative Ethics
Transportation Policy
Homeland Security
Railroads in American Life
History and Development of Public Administration