College of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Julianne G Mahler

Julianne G Mahler

Julianne G Mahler

Professor

Organization theory, digital government, institutional adaptation and learning

Julianne Mahler is from Minnesota and earned her BA in Political Science at Macalester College in St. Paul. She received her MA and PhD in Political Science at SUNY at Buffalo. She has been at George Mason University since 1981. She has conducted research in numerous federal bureaus including the Agency for International Development and has served as an organizational consultant for several agencies including the Customs Service.

Current Research

Mahler's current projects include research on learning and reliability at NASA and the uses of intranets for collaboration in government agencies.

Selected Publications

“Crafting the Message: Controlling the Content of Agency Websites” with Priscilla Regan. Government Information Quarterly (forthcoming).

“The Evolution of Web Governance in the Federal Government” with Priscilla Regan. International Journal of Electronic Government Research  2,1 (2006): 21-35.

Agency Internets and the Changing Dynamics of Congressional Oversight” with Priscilla Regan. International Journal of Public Administration 28, 7&8 (2005): 553-565.

“Developing Intranets for Agency Management” with Priscilla Regan. Public Performance and Management Review 26,  4 (June, 2003): 422-432.

Courses Taught

Organization theory and behavior

Research design and data analysis

Political ideologies

Politics and literature