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FALL 2015
VOLUME 21, No. 4

Next up: JPAE Tools
The co-editor, Marieka Klawitter, describes exciting new features, sections, and publishing opportunities for JPAE.

When the Real World Enters the Classroom
The co-editor, David Schultz, introduces this issue and also reflects upon the importance and need to engage real world contemporary events in our teaching.

Democracy, Men of Color, and Impediments to the American Dream in the 21st Century
Guest editor, Richard Greggory Johnson III, introduces the articles and sets the context for the symposium Impediments to the American Dream: Democracy and Men of Color Living in the 21st-Century United States.

From the Barrio to the Public Sector Executive Suite: Where are the Roadblocks?
Espiridion Borrego and Vicky Borrego explore the factors holding back Hispanic males from entrance into public sector leadership roles.

America’s Problem of Race: The Black and Latino Man Divided by a Common African Ancestry
G.L.A. Harris reflects on the dual legacy and intertwined of Black and Hispanic males.

Intersectionality, Stereotypes of African American Men, and Redressing Bias in the Public Affairs Classroom
Richard Greggory Johnson III and Mario Antonio Rivera offer strategies on overcoming classroom bias when teaching.

Inequality: Underrepresentation of African American Males in U.S. Higher Education
Lorenda A. Naylor, Heather Wyatt-Nichol, and Sam Brown provide a sobering statistical assessment on African American male participation in American colleges and universities.

Hybrid Course Design: Promoting Student Engagement and Success
Jennifer Shea, M. Ernita Joaquin, and Meg Gorzycki deliver good empirical data on factors promoting student academic achievement in hybrid classes.

A Framework for Integrating Cultural Competency Into the Curriculum of Public Administration Programs
Vanessa Lopez-Littleton and Brandi Blessett describe a powerful tool facilitating cultural competence into classroom instruction.

Why Does Interest in Government Careers Decline Among Public Affairs Graduate Students?
Leonard Bright and Cole Blease Graham Jr. confront the dilemma of why our graduate students seem less interested in public sector careers.

Book Review:
American Public Policy
Alexandre Couture Gagnon reviews the 11th edition of Clarke E. Cochran et al’s classic text.



About This Journal

The Journal of Public Affairs Education (JPAE) is dedicated to advancing teaching and learning in public affairs, which includes the fields of public policy analysis, public administration, and public management. Hosted by the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance of the University of Washington and published by NASPAA, the quarterly journal features peer-reviewed scholarly articles on pedagogical, curricular, and accreditation issues pertaining to public affairs education, commentaries and symposia and book reviews. 

David Schultz, Co-Editor, Hamline University
Marieka Klawitter,
Co-Editor, Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Washington

Ashley Sonoff,
Editorial Assistant, Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Washington
Connie Chaplan and Kyra Freestar,
Tandem Editing LLC
Val Escher,
Freestyle Communications

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Publisher: NASPAA

NASPAA, the global standard in public service education, is a membership organization of 280 graduate programs in public policy, public affairs and public administration located across the U.S. and around the globe. NASPAA’s mission is to ensure excellence in public service education and promote the ideal of public service, and it is the specialized accreditor of master degree programs in public affairs. NASPAA publishes JPAE in order to bring the best scholarship on teaching and quality directly into the hands of our membership and profession.

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