Publications Authored by Amanda Stewart

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    Journal Article Case Study

    Founder or flounder: When board and founder relationship impact nonprofit performance

    Del M. N. Bharath
    Sue Carter Kahl
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    This case study describes the complex relationships between nonprofit boards of directors and executive directors, especially when the executive director is the organization’s founder. The case takes...

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    JPAE- Guest Editorial Social Equity

    Stepping up to the plate: Making social equity a priority in public administration’s troubled times

    Ashley E. Nickels
    Brandi Blessett
    Kristen Norman-Major
    Parisa Vinzant
    Rachel Emas
    RaJade M. Berry-James
    Sean McCandless
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    The United States is built on and reinforced by exploitation and oppression, especially the genocide “of Native Americans, and the theft of their lands, and the extensive enslavement of Africans”...

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    Journal Article Cross-sectoral engagement

    Bridging the academic-practitioner divide: Findings from a survey of public administration faculty and practitioners

    Jessica Ancira
    Nandhini Rangarajan
    Patricia Shields
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    The academic practitioner divide and strategies to close that gap have been important lines of inquiry in the fields of public administration and public affairs. This study contributes to that...

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    Journal Article Case Study

    Written communication by public servants: A case study on responding with the right words amid challenging contexts at the Housing Authority of Baltimore City

    Stephanie Dolamore
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    Teaching workplace communication is vitally important as we expect public servants to have the skills to draft, review, and revise written communication materials. Less explicitly demanded, and more...

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    Journal Article Doctoral

    An analysis of gender differences in public administration doctoral dissertation research

    Jung Ah (Claire) Yun
    Lindsey M. McDougle
    Madinah F. Hamidullah
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    Using data provided in ProQuest: Dissertations and Theses: Global (PQDTGlobal) database from 1890 to 2016, in this study we explore gender differences in historical and contemporary trends in public...

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    JPAE- Guest Editorial Curriculum

    Financial condition analysis: A key tool in the MPA curriculum

    Carol Ebdon
    Craig S. Maher
    John R. Bartle
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    We are living in challenging times from the perspective of financing government services. Whether it is voter frustration with taxes, governments still recovering from the 2007–08 “Great Recession,”...

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    Journal Article Curriculum

    Understanding the need for planning for public administrators: An examination of planning courses and concentrations in NASPAA member programs

    Wesley L. Meares
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    Public administration scholarship of teaching and learning has given little attention to planning curriculum, despite that planning is becoming more relevant to public administrators. This notion of...

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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

    This study is the first to examine the research productivity of public administration faculty by gender through the perceptions of full-time faculty members at NASPAA-accredited schools. It...

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    Journal Article Gender

    The invisible challenges: Gender differences among public administration faculty

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

    Female faculty members in public service programs take on a disproportionate amount of advising and mentoring responsibilities yet are less likely to be in leadership positions at universities. Women...

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    Journal Article Nonprofit

    Nonprofit graduate education: Who gets the degree and why?

    Amanda Stewart
    Kerry Kuenzi
    Marlene Walk
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    The field of nonprofit education is rapidly growing, but the nonprofit literature has a noticeable gap about the impact of nonprofit education degree programs on their graduates, the organizations...