- Ph.D., Indiana University, 1995
- B.A., (Magna cum Laude) University of California, Irvine, 1990
- Intergovernmental Systems Management
- Public Management
- Public Organizations
- Seminar in Public Organizations and Management I
- Seminar in Public Organizations and Management III
Michael McGuire is an internationally renowned scholar in the areas of public management networks, collaboration, and intergovernmental relations. His widely published research focuses on how public managers operate, facilitate, and lead collaborative networks of organizations. McGuire has won numerous awards for his published scholarship and teaching. In 2012, he was elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.
McGuire was formerly the managing editor and is currently the associate editor for Research Synthesis of Public Administration Review. He serves on the editorial boards of Publius: The Journal of Federalism and Complexity, Governance, and Networks.
In 2014, the American Political Science Association selected his 2003 book, Collaborative Public Management: New Strategies for Local Governments (co-authored with Robert Agranoff) for the Martha Derthick Book award "for its lasting contribution to the study of federalism and intergovernmental relations." The book was also named the 2003 Louis Brownlow Book Award winner by the National Academy of Public Administration.