Texas Tech University

Austin McCrea, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor Of Public Administration
Political Science

Email: Austin.McCrea@ttu.edu

Phone: 806-834-3867

Office Hours: TBD
Room Number: Holden Hall 26

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Austin McCrea is an Assistant Professor of Public Administration in the Department of Political Science at Texas Tech University. Austin graduated with a Ph.D. in Public Administration and Policy from American University in May 2021. His research examines questions of racial and gender representation in high­risk, time-critical public service contexts such as emergency departments, nursing homes, and hospitals. In particular, his current research agenda uses the lens of street-level bureaucracy to study how organizational factors influence physician behavior and discretion. Austin's work can be found in Administration & Society, International Public Management Journal, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Political Research Quarterly, Public Administration, and Public Administration Review.

Specializations: Public Administration, Bureaucratic Representation and Diversity, Healthcare, Research Methods. 

Dr. Austin McCrea

Department of Political Science

  • Address

    Dept. of Political Science, Texas Tech University, 113 Holden Hall, Boston & Akron Streets, Lubbock, TX 79409-1015 Fax: 806.742.0850
  • Phone

    806.742.3121
  • Email

    pols.webmaster@ttu.edu