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.
In November 2019, The Harshini de Silva Graduate Mentor selection committee named Dr. Suzanne Leland the 2020 recipient.
Dr. James Walsh received the First Citizens Scholar Award in November 2019.
In October 2019, Dr. Amber Knight and Dr. Joshua Miller presented their paper "Making Prenatal Screening Work for Women: Promoting Epistemic Justice for the Sake of Reproductive Autonomy" at the Association for Politial Theory Annual Conference at the University of California at Irvine.
On October 2, 2019, Bill Brandon, Jim Douglas, Eric Heberlig and Suzanne Leland honored faculty emeritus Ken Godwin at "Talking Policy in the Queen City and announced a new student Fellowship in Dr. Godwin's name.
The UNC Charlotte delegation hosted the September (2019) Interim Council of the North Carolina Student Legislature. Nineteen members of our delegation attended. Seven UNCC delegates introduced resolutions, all of them passed. Joshua Wiggins won the Best Resolution Award for his resolution on Tuition for Veterans. Jacob Baum, Jonathan Spruill, and Joshua Wiggins were nominated for the...
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....