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Our North Carolina Student Legislature delegation participated in October 2019 debates at Campbell University and November 2019 debates at Lenoir Rhyne College. At the October Interim Council, our delegation passed 4 of the 6 resolutions they introduced. Zachary Saunders won the Best Speaker Award and Sarah Dunning won the Best Resolution Award for her resolution on Red Flag gun protections....
The UNC Charlotte Model UN team traveled to Atlanta Georgia to participate in the Southern Regional Model UN conference. Thirty-five students attended. With the exception of three delegates, all students attending were new and this was their first major conference. They did very well taking home a Distinguished Delegation award, two outstanding delegate awards, and two most improved delegate...
Jim Douglas, Zach Mohr and Ringa Raudla published a comparative public administrative article on the use of cost accounting in Public Administrative Review http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/puar.13162.
Suzanne Leland, Jacqueline Chattopadhyay, Jaclyn Piatak and Cherie Maestas had an article titled "Policy Venue Preference and Relative Trust in Government in a Federal System" accepted for publication in Governance.
Suzanne Leland, Olga Smirnova and Chris Goodman had an article titled "The Consequences of Specialized Governance on Spending and Expansion of Public...
Ben Radford had his paper "Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Cross-Document Detection and Coreference Identification of Militarized Interstate Disputes" accepted to the 2020 LREC Proceedings.
Tom Barth published an essay in the PA Times, "Key Public Admiistration Questions from COID-19" aspatimes.org/key-public-administration-questions-from-covid-19/
Jaclyn Piatak's co-authored article, "Informal Accountability in Children's Service Networks: The Role of Frontline Workers," was selected by the journal Awards Committee to win the Mary Parker Follett Award for best theory-informed research article in 2019, Volume 43, of Human Service Organizations: Management, Leadership & Governance.
LeRoux, K., Piatak, J., Romzek, B., and Johnston, J. (2019) . Informal Accountability in Children's Service Networks: The Role of Frontline Workers, Human Service Organizations: Management Leadership & Governance, 1-17.
Dr, Tom Barth (MPA Director) had his essay "Amerians with Disabilities: A Reminder for Public Administrators" published inn the PA Times. (2019)
Suzanne Leland received a grant from the North Carolina Department of Transportation for $194,000 for FY2019-2020 titled "Bench-Marking Non-Motorized Policies and Project Delivery."