Vadym Pyrozhenko, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Public Administration; Director, Master of Public Administration and Policy
Vadym Pyrozhenko
College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters
Social Sciences
3081 College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Building | 4901 Evergreen Road | Dearborn, MI 48128

Teaching Areas:

Master of Public Administration and Policy

Research Areas:

Collaboration in the Public Sector, Innovation, Knowledge Management, Public Administration

Biography and Education

Vadym V. Pyrozhenko is an associate professor in the Department of Social Sciences at the University of Michigan–Dearborn. His research interests are public management and organization theory, leadership and collaborative governance, open government and information technologies in public organizations, human resource management and democratic theory and citizen participation.


Ph.D., Public Administration, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, 2012

MPA, State University of New York, 2003        

M.Sc, Psychology, Dnipropetrovsk National University, Ukraine, 1996.

BS, Electrical Engineering, Dnipropetrovsk National University, Ukraine, 1990.

Teaching and Research

Courses Taught

Selected Publications

Pyrozhenko, V. 2017. Open Government: Missing Questions. Administration & Society. 49(10), 1494-1515.

Pyrozhenko, V. 2017.The Role of Web 2.0 Technologies for Collaboration and Civic Engagement in Government: Learning from the US Experience with the “Open Government.” POLÍTICAS PÚBLICAS Y PARTICIPACIÓN COLABORATIVA (In Spanish). Chapter 8, pp. 199-238. Editorial Fontamara.

Pyrozhenko, V. 2016.Innovation by Dissent: Theorizing the Strategies of Public-Sector Professionals in the Context of Complex Innovation. International Journal of Public Administration39(7), pp. 526-539.

Pyrozhenko, V. (2007). Book Review of Steven Kelman's Unleashing change: A Study of Organizational Renewal in Government. Public Administration Review Nov/ Dec, 1089-1091