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#NASPAA2021 Conference Theme and Format Announced

NASPAA's 2021 Annual Conference Call for Proposals is now live! The Conference will take place virtually October 27-29, 2021, with the theme "Reimagining the Civic Square." Preview the application questions and submission details before you begin the online submission process. All proposals must be submitted by the session convener by Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at Midnight EDT.

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2021 NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition

Global All-Star Round Live Stream Friday, April 16, 7pm EST

The First Place of the site winning teams of the February 27 and March 6 competitions will advance to play in the “Global All-Star Round” on Friday, April 16, 7pm EST, where one team will be selected as the 2021 NB Sim Competition winner. It will be live-streamed to all NASPAA schools and members. Please click here to watch next Friday: https://nbsims.org/watchlive/

 

 

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Recent JPAE Articles

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Journal Article Research

Why gender and research productivity matters in academia: Exploring evidence from NASPAA-accredited schools

Gina Scutelnicu
Hillary J. Knepper
Rebecca Tekula
Journal of Public Affairs Education
Journal Article Gender

The invisible challenges: Gender differences among public administration faculty

Beth M. Rauhaus
Isla A. Schuchs Carr
Journal of Public Affairs Education
Journal Article Nonprofit

Nonprofit graduate education: Who gets the degree and why?

Amanda Stewart
Kerry Kuenzi
Marlene Walk
Journal of Public Affairs Education