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Rauhaus, Beth M.; Carr, Isla A. Schuchs – Journal of Public Affairs Education, 2020
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 in the discipline may have additional responsibilities in mentoring not only their students, but also other faculty, advocating for social and/or…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Gender Differences, Gender Discrimination, Sexual Harassment
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Knepper, Hillary J.; Scutelnicu, Gina; Tekula, Rebecca – Journal of Public Affairs Education, 2020
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 specifically examines how research productivity varies by gender according to faculty tenure status and academic rank. This study extends previous research by…
Descriptors: Public Administration, Public Administration Education, College Faculty, Educational Research
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Yun, Jung Ah; Hamidullah, Madinah F.; McDougle, Lindsey M. – Journal of Public Affairs Education, 2020
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 administration doctoral dissertation research in the United States. Our analysis reveals that not only has the number of women completing…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Public Administration Education, Doctoral Dissertations, Graduate Students
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D'Agostino, Maria; Levine, Helisse; Sabharwal, Meghna – Journal of Public Affairs Education, 2020
This exploratory study questions whether Master of Public Administration programs prepare future public administrators to how gender plays out in negotiations that occur in organizations. Negotiated Order and Second-Generation Bias perspectives provide the theoretical basis to understand that negotiations in organizations may privilege masculine…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Gender Differences, Comparable Worth, Negotiation Agreements
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Kuenzi, Kerry; Stewart, Amanda; Walk, Marlene – Journal of Public Affairs Education, 2020
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 that employ them, and the wider nonprofit sector. This article reports findings from a study investigating the profile and motivations of students…
Descriptors: Nonprofit Organizations, Graduate Students, Alumni, Student Motivation
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Raadschelders, Jos; Whetsell, Travis; Dimand, Ana-Maria; Kieninger, Katie – Journal of Public Affairs Education, 2019
Upon the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the "Journal of Public Affairs Education (JPAE)", this article examines its development from 1995 to 2018. Many scholars in public affairs and administration have published in its pages, and the journal offers a large variety of articles on curriculum, pedagogy, and educational philosophy.…
Descriptors: Periodicals, Public Administration, Journal Articles, Trend Analysis
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Stabile, Bonnie; Grant, Aubrey; Salih, Shene – Journal of Public Affairs Education, 2019
This study investigates the question of whether there are gender differences in the choice of specializations/concentrations by students enrolled in Master's Programs in Public Administration (MPA), and considers potential implications for MPA students and the broader field of public administration. We analyzed data provided by NASPAA-accredited…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Specialization, Majors (Students), Masters Programs
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Plagens, Gregory K. – Journal of Public Affairs Education, 2019
Maynard Wiertalla is a Corrections Shift Supervisor 12 (Lieutenant) for the Michigan Department of Corrections DOC). He is accused of sexually harassing a male subordinate, who alleged that Lt. Wiertalla touched him inappropriately more than 300 times over 12 years. The DOC interviewed the subordinate and staff members as part of its…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Correctional Institutions, Employees, Victims
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Diaz-Kope, Luisa M.; Miller-Stevens, Katrina; Henley, Tiffany J. – Journal of Public Affairs Education, 2019
In the fields of public administration, policy, and public affairs, more women are earning PhD degrees and entering male-dominated academic and public sector job markets. This trend raises questions about the future of dissertation research and implications of gender on methodological approach and research design. This study examines the state of…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Gender Differences, Research Methodology, Research Design
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Rangarajan, Nandhini; Joshi, Saumya – Journal of Public Affairs Education, 2019
This study examines the nature of sustainability education in public affairs programs. First, through web content analysis of NASPAA accredited MPA/MPP programs, and second through web survey of program directors, data were collected on perceptions about sustainability education and public administration, demand for sustainability education,…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Public Administration, Public Affairs Education, Economics
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Svara, James H.; Baizhanov, Sanzhar – Journal of Public Affairs Education, 2019
NASPAA expects accredited public affairs programs to stress public service values in their educational program. This article examines the values that are included the mission statements of 125 public affairs programs. There is wide dispersion in the number and content of the values identified in these mission statements. Content analysis of the…
Descriptors: Public Administration, Public Policy, Public Service, Values
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Riley, Lorinda – Journal of Public Affairs Education, 2019
Tribal nations have entered an era of nation building or the process by which a native nation enhances its foundational capacity for effective self-governance and self-determination. While many tribal nations have become more economically secure in recent years, legitimacy has remained elusive for some. Successful tribal nations, alongside…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Tribes, Self Determination, Governance
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Miller, D. Ryan – Journal of Public Affairs Education, 2019
Curricular mimicking between undergraduate and graduate public administration, policy, and affairs degrees is an ongoing concern of program administrators. Mimicking occurs when the curricular elements of an undergraduate degree overlap those of a graduate degree. Missing from the discourse surrounding this issue is empirical evidence of…
Descriptors: Public Administration Education, Undergraduate Study, Graduate Study, Educational Policy
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Evans, Angela M.; Morrison, Jenny Knowles; Auer, Matthew R. – Journal of Public Affairs Education, 2019
The work of crafting sustainable solutions to complex policy problems requires decision makers and implementers to secure buy-in from a diverse set of stakeholders. Those stakeholders operate in policy ecosystems that span public, for-profit, nonprofit, and entrepreneurial sectors. This increasingly complex landscape requires schools of public…
Descriptors: Public Affairs Education, Citizenship Education, Lifelong Learning, Educational Change
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Riley, Lorinda; Johansen, Morgen – Journal of Public Affairs Education, 2019
Indigenous governments are growing in size and strength. As a result, indigenous issues are becoming more frequently and prominently in the public administration landscape. Whether it is natural resource management, culturally appropriate foster home placements, or eradicating known drug trafficking routes that cross tribal jurisdictions, there…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Indigenous Knowledge, American Indians, American Indian Education
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