BJ Moore, D.P.A.

Asst. Professor of Policy and Public Administration
School of Business and Public Administration
CSU, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1099



  • D.P.A. - Public Administration, Arizona State University (1997)
  • MS - Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing, Arizona State University (1990)
  • M.P.A. -  Public Administration, University of Colorado (1980)
  • A.B. - Nursing, Simmons College (1968)
Department of Policy and Public Administration
School of Business and Public Administration
California State University-Bakersfield
Assistant Professor, 1994-present
Vermiglio-Smith & Moore - Health Care Consultation 1988 -
Wackenhut-Taft Correctional Institution 1998 -
Cornell Corrections 1997
Sweetwater Health Enterprises 1997-1998
U.S. Department of Health and Human Service, Health Care
Financing Administration Office of Managed Care Surveyor
Integrated Therapeutics Groups, Inc.
GlaxcoWellcome - Health Systems Marketing (Proposal Phase)
Department of Political Science and Public Administration
The University of Toledo
Visiting Instructor, 1993-1994
Ottawa University-Phoenix, Arizona
Public Administration Program
Adjunct Faculty, 1993
School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University
Research Associate, 1990-1993
Desert Vista Hospital, Mesa, Arizona
Psychiatric Nurse (per diem), 1988-1992
Anasazi Youth Foundation, Mesa, Arizona
Clinical Consultant, 1990-1991
Professional Service Research Institute, Cambridge, MA
Consultant, 1988-1990
Arizona State Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona
Assistant Director of Nursing, 1984-1988
Acting Director of Nursing, 1985
Psychiatric Nurse Administrator, 1983-1984
Veteran's Administration Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona
Psychiatric Nurse, 1982-1983
Bethesda Community Mental Health Center, Denver, Colorado
Manager of Continued Treatment Program, 1979-1981
Manager of Entry Program, 1973-1979
Mental Health Therapist, 1972-1973
Denver General Hospital, Denver, Colorado
Psychiatric Nurse-Family Crisis Team, 1971-1972
Psychiatric Nurse-Emergency Room, 1969-1971
Fort Logan Mental Health Center, Denver, Colorado
Psychiatric Nurse, 1968-1969
Certification and Licensure
California Board of Registered Nursing 1996-

Arizona State Board of Nursing 1980-

American Nurses Association Certification
Nursing Administration Advanced, 1989
American Nurses Association Certification
Nursing Administration, 1988
Professional Associations
Member, International Congress of Bioethics, 1996-
Member, Public Administration Theory Network, 1995-
Member, Section on Health and Human Services Administration
American Society of Public Administration, 1995-
Member, Public and Nonprofit Sector Division-Academy of Management, 1994-96
Member, Sigma Theta Tau, 1989-
Member, Phi Kappa Phi, 1989-
Member, Pi Alpha Alpha, 1991-
Member, American Society for Public Administration, 1991-
Member, Western Social Science Association, 1992-
Member, American Nurses Association, 1972-1978, 1983-94
Member, Arizona Nurses Association, 1983-1984
Member, School of Public Affairs Student Association, 1993
Treasurer, Graduate Students Association-Nursing, 1988-90
Member, Psychiatric Nurse Coordinating Committee, 1986-90
Secretary, Psychiatric Nurse Coordinating Committee, 1988
Member, State Convention Planning Committee, Arizona Nurses Assoc., 1986
Colorado Nurses Association, 1972-1978
Member, Psychiatric Nurses Section, CNA, 1972-78
Co-Chair, Certification Committee, CNA, 1974-1976
Member, American Academy of Management, 1992-
Member, Arizona Nurses in Management, 1985-1988
Member, Arizona Association for Health Care Recruitment, 1986-1988
Volunteer, Deaf Services Program, Fort Logan Mental Health Center, 1979
Member, Colorado State Continuity of Care Committee, 1977-1979
Member, Colorado State Disaster Nurses Coordinating Committee, 1975-1980
Chairman, Denver Metro Committee for Disaster Planning, 1978
Publications and Presentations
     "A Retrospective:  Weedpatch Revisited"  (1999) in the 7th Edition of Cases in Public Administration, Stillman, R. (Ed).  New York:  Houghton Mifflin.

     Scheduled to present "Grading Group and Team Assignments:  Changing Expectations" at CSU Regional Symposium on University teaching, February 26, 2000.

     Presentation:  Panel Discussion Public Lands Policy in a Time of Cutback and Reinvention at ASPA National Conference, May 9-15, 1998.

     Presentation:  "Speaking Truth to Power With Qualitative Research?" with Edwards, E at Western Social Science Association Meeting, April 15-18, 1998.

     Discussant, paper presentations "Social Problems:  Partnerships and Transitions"  Western Social Science Association Meeting, April 15-18, 1998.

     An Interpretative Analysis of the ELSI Program:  Closing the Loop.  (1997).  Doctoral Dissertation.  Arizona State University.

    Presentation:  Lessons from Tuskegee, Pi Alpha Alpha Induction Ceremony, CSUB chapter, May 1997.

     Presentation:  "Constructivist Theory Through Computers, Collaboration, and Learning Communities" at Twentieth National Conference on Teaching Public Administration, March 6-8 1997.

     Presentation:  "The Social Construction of Genetic Policy" at California State University Department of Policy and Public Administration Speaker Series, March 3, 1997. 

     Presentation, April 20, 1996:  "Public Policy--Interpretative Methodology--Social Epistemology:  Links and Lessons from the ELSI Program" at Western Social Science Association Meeting.

     Panel Moderator:  Financing Non-Profits and Partnerships, April 19, 1996 at Western Social Science Association Meeting.

     Invited Paper, Nyberg, K.L., et. al., November 2, 1995: "A Probability Design for Epidemiological Study of Coccidioidomycosis" at the 2nd Annual Infectious Disease Conference.

     Presentation July 24, 1995:  "International Ethical Issues:  Cultural Considerations of the Human Genome Mapping" at ASPA National Conference.

     Presentation April 28, 1995: "Challenges in the Democratization of Health Care:  The Case of Valley Fever" at Western Social Science Association.

     Presentation, April 23, 1993:  "The Concepts of New Science in HRD" at Western Social Science Association Meeting.

     Presentation, April 25, 1992:  "Developing Context of Biotechnology-A Case of New Age Casuistry" at Western Social Science Association Meeting.

     Presentation, May 1991:  "The Orphan Drug Act:  Loose-Coupling with Biotechnology" at College of Public Programs Colloquium, Arizona State University.

     Factors in the Supervisory Relationship Between Registered Nurses. (1990).  Masters Thesis.  Arizona State University.

     Strategies to Solve Nursing Shortage Problems in State Hospitals:  Arizona. In M. Davis (Ed.), (1987).  The Changing Role of Nurses in State Hospitals:  Problems and Solutions.  Boulder, CO:  WICHE.

     Presentation, June 1986:  "The Arizona State Hospital Experience" at WICHE Psychiatric/Mental Health Conference.

Research Activities and Grants
CSUB TLC Grants, Fall 1999, To Develop a Tool for Assessing Performance of /Team PerformanceGroup; and Develop and Implement Assessment Plan for the MPA and MSA Programs

CSUB TLC Grants, Summer 1999, Outcomes Assessment Project and Technology Grant to develop SimCity component for Inst. 275

CSUB Grant to Support Teaching, Spring 1998, to support attendance at The Twelfth Annual California State University Student Research Competition, May 1-2, at CSU Chico

CSUB Grant to Revise PPA 602 to include Service Learning Component, course delivered Spring 1999

CSUB Faculty Development Grant 1997-1998, to support research project " Weedpatch Revisited"

Student Research Scholar Faculty Mentoring Program: To mentor E. Edwards and the research project "The Culture of Valley Fever:  Health Care Decision-Making and Interpretation of Social Interactions Among Latinos in Kern County, 1997-1998

CSUB Technology and Teaching Grant:  To Augment PPA 618 Technology Components,  Fall 1997-1998

CSU System Incentive Funding to Improve Learning Productivity-Applying Exploratory Learning and Information Technologies to a Course Revision, with J. Alexander, 1996

CSUB Faculty Development Grant 1995-96, Interpretative Research a Voice in the Democratization of Health Care

Epidemiological Study of Coccidioidomycosis, Applied Research Center, California State University, 1994-

CSUB Faculty Development Grant 1994-95 to support Doctoral Dissertation Research

Doctoral Dissertation, An Interpretative Analysis of the ELSI Program:  Closing the Loop, 1994-97

Peer Multi Disciplinary Research Colloquia, Arizona State University, 1991-1993

The Coupling of Biotechnology with The Orphan Drug Act, 1992

Peace-of Minding:  The Art of Migrants Meeting Health Care Needs, 1991

Factors in the Supervisory Relationship Between Registered Nurses, 1990

Arizona State Mental Health Pilot Project, 1988-1990

Medication Practices of State Hospital Patients, with C. Hess, 1986-87

Academic Service
Member, Task Force on Stiern Library Funding and Collection Development, 2000-

Member, Curriculum Committee, School of Business and Public Administration, 2000-

Chair, CSUB Public Affairs Committee, 1998-1999

Guest Speaker Nursing Graduate Students:  Health Policy Dilemmas and Paradox in Prevention/Promotion,    March 3, 1998

CSUB Faculty Senator, 1997-1999

Member, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), 1998

Representative, American Humanics Conference Sessions, Nonprofit Alliances, Jan. 1998

Panel Member CSUB Faculty Development Program:  Grading Policies and Standards, Oct. 24, 1997

Guest Speaker:  Leadership Speaker Series CSUB Instructional Television Program, Oct 17, 1997

Interdisciplinary Project Health Care Case Study Text Development, 1997-1998

CSU/CSUB Long Range Planning Retreat, April 11, 1997

Guest Speaker Nursing Graduate Students:  Health Policy and the Prevention/Promotion Cause, Feb. 18, 1997

Faculty Advisor, Pi Alpha Alpha, Department of Policy and Public Administration, 1996-1997

Faculty Affairs Committee, California State University, 1996-1998

CSUB Faculty Senate Alternate for J. Tarjan, 1996-1998

PPA Department Graduate Program Orientation Coordinator, 1996-1998

The Public Service Institute, California State University
Consultation, A. Miriam Jamison Children's Center Foundation, Nov. 1997
Facilitator, Tehachapi Hospital Board of Directors Special Session, Feb. 1997
Consultation, The Italian Heritage Dante Club, October 1996
Facilitator, Kern County Health Department APEX/PH Planning Process, February-April 1996

Internship Coordinator, Department of Policy and Public Administration, California State University-Bakersfield, 1995-1999

Walter Stiern Library Book Representative for the Department of Policy and Public Administration 1995-1999

Public Affairs Committee, California State University, 1995

Social Gerontology Minor Committee, California State University-Bakersfield, 1995-

Faculty Advisor, Students Aligned for Political Action, 1994

FIPSE Nursing Curriculum Project, California State University-Bakersfield, 1994-
Ad Hoc Committee on Case Studies Publication, 1997-1998
Fall Workshop, Nov. 12, 1996
Fall Workshop, Sept. 9, 1996
Presenter for Spring Workshop, April 29, 1996
Spring Workshop, March 25, 1996
Winter Workshop, Jan 29, 1996
Co-Leader for Fall Workshop, Sept. 11, 1995
Spring Workshop, April 7, 1995
Fall Workshop, Nov. 28, 1994
Fall Workshop, Sept. 12, 1994

Environmental Studies Program Planning Task Force, The University of Toledo, 1993-1994


Community Service
Panel Member, Leadership Bakersfield Ethics Panel-Health and Human Services Day 98099, Dec. 18, 1998

Chair Founding Committee, Friends of the Children---President of the Board, Friends of the Children, 1998

Member, Board of Directors, A. Miriam Jamison Children's Center Foundation, 1998

Facilitator, CASA Steering Committee Health and Wellness Program, 1997-1998

Facilitator, Leadership Bakersfield Ethics Panel-Health and Human Services Day 97-98, Dec. 1997

The Sixty Plus Club Presentation "The Ethical Implications of the Human Genome Project" Nov. 1997

Participant, Town Hall Forum on Aging Issues in Kern County, Sept. 1997

Facilitator, Board of Directors, Tehachapi Community Hospital, February 26, 1997

Facilitator, Bakersfield AIDS Foundation Board of Directors Strategic Planning Retreat, February 22, 1997

Member, Finance Committee, Clinica Sierra Vista, 1997-

Member Board of Directors, Clinica Sierra Vista, 1996-

Member Quality Assurance Sub-Committee, Kern County Mental Health Board Committee on Managed Care, 1996

Oral Appraisal Board for Assistant Fire Chief, City of Bakersfield, September 26-27, 1996

Member Executive Committee, Henrietta Weill Child Guidance Clinic, 1996-

Member Program Committee, Henrietta Weill Child Guidance Clinic, 1996-

Member Board of Directors, Henrietta Weill Child Guidance Clinic, 1996-

Facilitator, Bakersfield AIDS Foundation Task Force on Strategic Planning, April-May, 1996

Community Needs Assessment Interhospital Group of Kern County, 1995

Oral Appraisal Board for Deputy and Assistant Fire Chief, City of Bakersfield, Oct. 18, 1995

Central California Heart Institute Crystal Heart Awards Sub-Committee Volunteer, Paraprofessional, Business, Hero, and Educator-1995

Kern Medical Center Research Advisory Group, 1995-

Pi Alpha Alpha, local chapter meetings

American Society of Public Administration, local chapter meetings


Teaching Experience
California State University-Bakersfield
Seminar in Public Policy Analysis, 1999
Human Resource Management in Public Organizations, 1999
Twentieth Century Health Care Delivery Systems, 1997
Program Evaluation, 1997 and 1999
Public Management and Organization Change, 1997 and 1999
Training and Development in Public Administration, 1997
Managed Health Care, 1996-
The Art and Science of Supervision, 1996 and 1999
Qualitative Research in Health Care, 1996
Theories and Techniques in Teaching, 1996
Economic Issues in Health Care, 1996
Nursing of the Adult-Clinical Instructor, 1996
Policy Networks:  Science, Technology and Health, 1996 and 1998
Health Policy and Planning, 1995-
Management of Nonprofit and Social Service Organizations, 1995-
Financial Issues in Health Care, 1995
Managing Quality in the Workplace, 1995-
Contemporary Issues in Health Care, 1994-
Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care, 1994-
The University of Toledo
American National Government, 1993-1994
The Health Care Delivery System, 1993
Public Policy-Theory and Analysis, 1994
Principles of Public Administration, 1994
Health Policy and Reform, 1994
The Nonprofit Organization, 1994
Ottawa University
Philosophy and Ethics in Public Administration, 1993
Arizona State University
Political Issues and Public Policy, 1992
Bureaucracy and Public Affairs II, (team taught), 1993
Continuing Education and Professional Development
Presentation at the Sixth CSU Regional Symposium on University Teaching, February 26, 2000

CSU Teacher-Scholar Conference "Arts and Techniques", Long Beach, July 8-9, 1998

The Fifth CSU Symposium on University Teaching, Saturday Feb. 21, 1998, California State University at San Bernardino

Spanish 101, Fall Quarter 1997; Spanish 102, Winter Quarter 1998; Spanish 103 (audit), Spring Quarter 1998

CSUB Faculty Teaching and Learning Development Programs
T with Emily, Winter 1998 (not completed-technical difficulties)
Outcome Assessment Group, Fall 1997
Locating Published References, Sept. 1997
PowerPoint Workshop, June 1997
Create Internet Instructions, June 1997
Writing Effective Exams, Feb. 1997
Writing Across the Curriculum, Jan. 1997
Using Case Studies, Jan. 1997

Workshop on Managed Care for Community Boards, Oakland, CA, June 20, 1997

Kegley Institute Lecture Series, Sept. 1997

Kern Works II, Eloise Anderson, Feb. 1997

Kegley Institute Lecture, Jocelyn Elders, Feb. 1997