Publications Tagged as JPAE Article

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    Journal Article Cultural Competency

    Including women in public affairs departments: Diversity is not enough

    Jessica Sowa
    Lauren Hamilton Edwards
    Maja Holmes
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    The representation of women in faculty roles within universities broadly and within public affairs departments specifically has been evolving over the past three decades. However, diversifying gender...

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    Journal Article Cultural Competency

    Embedding cultural competence and racial justice in public administration programs

    Brandi Blessett
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    Public administrators are stewards of democracy and therefore, must develop competence in order to address the needs of a diverse constituency. Programs of public affairs, administration, and policy...

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    Journal Article Social Justice

    Advancing social justice and racial equity in the public sector

    Brandi Blessett
    Julie Burr
    Vanessa Lopez-Littleton
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    This article argues that the integration of race-conscious dialogues in public administration programs will promote racial and social justice, as well as improve service delivery for a wide array of...

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    Journal Article Program Direction

    Directing Public Affairs Programs

    Lori A. Brainard
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    Introduction to Symposium

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    Journal Article Program Direction

    Navigating the Multiple Roles of the MPA Director: Perspectives and Lessons

    Thomas J. Vicino
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    This article explores how the changing landscape of higher education affects the roles that a director of a Master of Public Administration (MPA) program plays in leading and managing academic...

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    Journal Article Program Direction

    Gender and the Role of Directors of Public Administration and Policy Programs

    Bonnie Stabile
    Catherine Kuerbitz
    Jessica Terman
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    This article examines the role of gender as it relates to director positions in Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Master of Public Policy (MPP) programs. It specifically investigates whether...

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    Journal Article Program Direction

    The Capacity and Constraints of Small MPA Programs: A Survey of Program Directors

    Victoria Gordon
    Wesley L. Meares
    William Hatcher
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    Small Master of Public Administration (MPA) programs are commonly defined as having enrollments below 100 students. Given their size, these programs face unique administrative challenges, such as...

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    Journal Article Case Study

    Using a Capstone Case Study to Assess Student Learning on NASPAA Competencies

    David Powell
    Michelle Saint-Germain
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    The 2009 NASPAA standards have the potential to fundamentally change the assessment systems used by graduate public affairs programs. These standards require programs to focus on creating systematic...

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    Journal Article Program Direction

    Are We Having Fun Yet? Exploring the Motivations of MPA and MPP Program Directors in the United States

    Jerri Killian
    Mary Wenning
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    The typical role of the graduate program director in higher education combines the responsibilities of both academic faculty and staff. This study uses survey data to investigate the motivations...

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    Journal Article Program Direction

    Gender Differences in the Leadership Styles of MPA Directors

    Helisse Levine
    Maria D'Agostino
    Meghna Sabharwal
    Journal of Public Affairs Education

    A growing body of literature has documented leadership styles by gender. This study examines if directors of Master of Public Administration (MPA) programs accredited by the Network of Schools of...