Panels at Annual Conference
Panels and moderators have been assembled for the Founders' Fellows panels to be presented in Atlanta! See the list below and make plans to be in the audience to support these students!
Disaster Management and Risk Communication
Saturday, March 18 | 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Samantha Larson, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, CO
Zachary Bauer, Ames, IA
Paper: Collaborative Governance and the Accountability Crisis in Flint
Orkhan Ismayilov, Ph.D. Student, Teaching Fellow and Research Assistant, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
Paper: Regional Collaboration for Climate Change Adoption Policies
Jenna Tyler, Graduate Student and Research Assistant, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Plainfield, IN
Paper: Disaster Preparedness and Organizational Reliance: What Organizations do Individuals Rely on Most?
Teshanee Williams, Ph.D. Student, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Paper: Examining How Demographic Factors Influence Risk and Benefit Perceptions
Ethics, Accountability and Following the Rules
Sunday, March 19 | 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Meghan Doughty, Doctoral Student, American University, Washington, DC
Thaneshwar Bhusal, Ph.D. Research Fellow, University of Canberra, Canberra, Australia
Paper: Citizen Participation in Fragile Democracies: Lessons from Nepal's Participatory Planning Process
David Carter, Assistant Professor, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Paper: Balancing Barriers to Entry and Administrative Burden in Voluntary Certification: An Example from the National Organic Program
Jeffrey Cook, Ph.D. Student, Colorado State University, Denver, CO
Paper: Unheralded Heroes: The Critical Role of Innovative Rule Writers in Public Service
Suk Joon Hwang, Ph.D. Student, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Paper: Innovativeness, Bandwagon and Comprehensiveness of State Adoptions in Alcohol Impaired Driving Laws
Human Capital & Personnel Management
Sunday, March 19 | 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Mehmet Demircioglu, Ph.D. Student, Police Major, University of Northern Texas and Turkish National Police, Hakkari, Turkey
Kinjal Chaudhari, Ph.D. Student, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar, India
Paper: What India Entails for Reimagining Education and Skilling Reforms
Hyesong Ha, Ph.D. Student, Indiana University at Bloomington, Bloomington, IN
Paper: A Causal Inference Analysis of Employee Empowerment’s Effect on Organizational Performance in the US Federal Agencies, using a Propensity Score Matching (PSM) Method
Assel Shaimerdenova, Graduate Student, University of Miami, Miami, FL
Paper: The Development of Human Capital in Kazakhstan
Paper: Yours Emotionally: How Emotional Intelligence Infuses Public Service Motivation and Job Outcomes of Public Personnel
Understanding Financial Stability in Organizations
Monday, March 20 | 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Michele Tantardini, Assistant Professor, Penn State University at Harrisburg, Harrisburg, PA
Ana Maria Dimand, Ph.D. Student, Florida International University, Cooper City, FL
Paper: Government Collaboration and Sustainable Public Procurement
Michael Overton, Greenbelt, MD
Paper: Property Tax Volatility and Local Economic Development: An Empirical Test of Fiscal Health using Texas Counties
Ashley Raphael, Student, George Mason University, Woodbridge, VA
Paper: Leveling Up: A Comparison of Economic Development through Bilateral Aid
Cultural and Educational Factors of Managing NGOs and Nonprofit Organizations
Monday, March 20 | 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Kim Wiley, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL
Dawnasia Freeman, Student, Long Island University At Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY
Paper: Factors Impacting NYC Based High School Graduation Rates
Rosa Krewson, Coordinator for Professional Programs, Virginia Tech, Alexandria, VA
Paper: Examining the Effects of Veteran's Networks on Education Outcomes
Yali Pang, Ph.D. Student, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Paper: Does Cultural Competency of Housing Service Nonprofits Matter? A Case Study of Housing Nonprofits in Richmond
Francesca Vega, Graduate Student, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
Paper: Measuring Performance in Nonprofit Arts and Culture Organizations
Planning and Administration for a Safe Community
Monday, March 20 | 3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Michael Ford, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI
Javon Davis, Cookingham-Noll Management Fellow, City of Kansas City, Kansas City, MO
Paper: Are Police Worn Body Cameras the Answer?
Andrea Marie Headley, Ph.D. Candidate, Florida International University, Miami, FL
Paper: Can Organization Theories Help Us Understand Police-Community Conflict?
Brittany Haupt, Graduate Research Associate, University of Central Florida, Winter Park, FL
Paper: The Use of Crisis Communication Strategies for Vulnerable Populations to Build Community Resilience Capacity
Sean McCandless, Ph.D. Student, University of Colorado at Denver, Arvada, CO
Paper: Engaging in Muwasaat: US Police Agencies' Use of Muslim Citizen Advisory Boards