Dr. Andrew Morelock

MPA Program Director

Assistant Professor of Public Administration

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Office: Faculty Hall 5A-1

Dr. Andrew Morelock's CV

PhD, University of Tennessee
MPA, University of Tennessee
BA, University of Tennessee


Public Administration, Public Policy, Public Budgeting, and Research Methods


Dr. Andrew L. Morelock joined the faculty of Murray State University in the Fall of 2016. He teaches courses with a focus in public budgeting, public policy, and state & local government. Dr. Morelock's research interests lie in studying policy attitudes, trust in civil servants, and government performance. His work has appeared in the International Journal of Public Administration, the European Journal of Industrial Relations, and the Journal of Public & Nonprofit Affairs.

Dr. Morelock received his MPA and PhD from the University of Tennessee and also holds a certification from the State of Tennessee as a Certified Municipal Finance Officer (CMFO). For two terms, Dr. Morelock served as the President of the East Tennessee Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). Currently, he is the faculty advisor for the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Murray State Student Chapter.  


POL 140 American National Government
POL 240 State and Local Politics
POL 473 Public Budgeting and Finance
POL 499 Senior Seminar
POL 660 Research Methods
POL 671 Public Policy Analysis
POL 673 Public Budgeting and Finance
POL 678 State and Regional Government, Politics, and Administration


Rebecca J. Oliver and Andrew L. Morelock. 2020. "Insider and Outsider Support for Unions across Advanced Industrial Democracies: Paradoxes of Solidarity." European Journal of Industrial Relations

Nurgul R. Aitalieva and Andrew L. Morelock. 2019. "Citizen Percpetions of Government Policy Success: A Cross-National Study." Journal of Public and Nonprofit Affairs, 5(2): 198-216. 

David J. Houston, Nurgul R. Aitalieva, Andrew L. Morelock, and Christopher A. Shults. 2016. “Citizen Trust in the Public Service: A Cross-National Examination,” International Journal of Public Administration.'' International Journal of Public Administration, 39(14): 1203-1214.