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Tom Barth- questions for PA Times from COVID-19

   May 1, 2020

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/

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J. Piatak's article wins Mary Parker Follett Award

   May 1, 2020

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.

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Dr. Tom Barth - Americans with Disabilities

   April 30, 2020

Dr, Tom Barth (MPA Director) had his essay "Amerians with Disabilities: A Reminder for Public Administrators" published inn the PA Times. (2019)

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Dr. Leland- NC Dept of Transportation

   April 30, 2020

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." 

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Dr. Cheryl Brown - Mitochondrial Cell Health

   April 30, 2020

Cheryl Brown’s work with a team of scholars at UNC Charlotte and the prestigious Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing (S. Chen, HLTH & DSI; A. Whiteman, GEOL & ESCI; A. Li, CAS; T. Rapp., E. Delmelle, and G. Chen, GEOL & ESCI; C. Brown, POLS; P. Robinson and M. Coffman, CHHS; D. Janies, BINF; and M. Dulin, CHHS) led to the publication of “An Operational Machine Learning Approach...

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Dr. Beth Whitaker Article

   April 30, 2020

Beth Whitaker co-authored with Roos van der Haer and Christopher Faulkner and entitled "Rebel Funding and Child Soldiers: Exploring the Relationship between Natural Resources and  Forcible Recruitment" has been accepted for publication in the European Journal of International Relations.

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Dr. Mel Atkinson presentation

   April 30, 2020

Mel Atkinson presented "Women at War: Debating Defense in the U.S. House of Representatives" (coauthored with Jasonn Windett and Reza Mousavi) at the annual MPSA conference in Chicago, (April 2019)

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Dr. Jason Giersch paper award

   April 30, 2020

Jason Giersch, Martha Bottia, Elizabeth Stearns, Roz Michelson and Stephanie Moller had their paper "The Predictive Role of School Performance Indicators on Students' College Achievement" accepted for publication in Educational Policy. (May 2019)

 

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Drs. Piatak and Mohr article

   April 30, 2020

Piatak, J. and Mohr, Z., More Gender Bias in Academia? Examining the Influence of Gender and Formalization on Student Worker Rule Following. Journal of Behavioral Public Admimistration.

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Dr. Jaclyn Piatak - Informal Accountability

   April 30, 2020

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.

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