Norma M. Riccucci (M.P.A. University of Southern California, Ph.D. Maxwell School, Syracuse University) is Distinguished Professor of Public Administration at the School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers University, Campus at Newark. Professor Riccucci has published extensively in the areas of public management, affirmative action, human resources and public sector labor relations. Some of her publications include Public Administration: Traditions of Inquiry and Philosophies of Knowledge and How Management Matters: Street Level Bureaucrats and Welfare.
Professor Riccucci is the recipient of several national awards including ASPA’s Charles H. Levine Award for excellence in teaching, research and service to the community, ASPA/NASPAA’s Distinguished Research Award, the ASPA Section of Women in Public Administration’s Rita Mae Kelly Award for Research Excellence, and ASPA’s Section on Personnel Administration and Labor Relations’ Scholarship in Public Human Resources Award. In 2005 she was inducted into the National Academy of Public Administration.