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    • Global Systems Science (GSS) DA and Policy SGA (PSGA) Synergies and Opportunities Workshop 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2017-09-29)
      The goals of this day-long event, held on September 29, 2017, were to identify areas for collaborative synergy and cooperation between the GSS DA and PSGA and showcase a model for future DA/SGA collaboration and shared innovation.
    • The Import of Neoliberalism on Efforts to Encourage Agency in Three Fields of Development Action 

      Stephenson, Max O. Jr. (ISTR, 2014-07)
      This article examines the dynamics of population agency and empowerment in each of three fields of aid provision—humanitarian relief, international development and peacebuilding—during recent decades. It first describes ...
    • Institute for Society, Culture and Environment Annual Report 2011 

      Roberto, Karen A. (The Research Institutes of Virginia Tech: Institute for Society, Culture and Environment, 2011-08)
    • Institute for Society, Culture and Environment Annual Report 2012 

      Roberto, Karen A. (The Research Institutes of Virginia Tech: Institute for Society, Culture and Environment, 2012-08)
    • Interactional dynamics of same-sex marriage legislation in the United States 

      Roy, Subhradeep; Abaid, Nicole (The Royal Society, 2017)
      Understanding how people form opinions and make decisions is a complex phenomenon that depends on both personal practices and interactions. Recent availability of real-world data has enabled quantitative analysis of opinion ...
    • International Refugee Research: Evidence for Smart Policy 

      Pourchot, Georgeta V. (Virginia Tech. School of Public and International Affairs, 2018-09)
      The Virginia Tech School of Public and International Affairs Refugee Research Project was prompted by discussions among institutional partners in the aftermath of the 2015 refugee crisis in Europe. With the number of ...
    • Leadership and Accountability 

      Rohr, John; Huther, Bradford (Center for Public Administration & Policy, School of Public & International Affairs, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2006-07-01)
      The purpose of the Virginia Tech Center for Public Administration and Policy (CPAP) Roundtable Series for Leadership and Administration is to bring together the leading scholars, practitioners, students, and others for a ...
    • Leadership in the Information Age 

      Ulmer, Jr., Walter F.; Jacobs, T. Owen (Center for Public Administration & Policy, School of Public & International Affairs, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2006-10-01)
      The purpose of the Virginia Tech Center for Public Administration and Policy (CPAP) Roundtable Series for Leadership and Administration is to bring together the leading scholars, practitioners, students, and others for a ...
    • Leading, Organizing, and the Stand-Up of DHS 

      Radin, Beryl; Hale, Janet (Center for Public Administration & Policy, School of Public & International Affairs, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2008-07-08)
      The purpose of the Virginia Tech Center for Public Administration and Policy (CPAP) Roundtable Series for Leadership and Administration is to bring together the leading scholars, practitioners, students, and others for a ...
    • Managing Networks as Learning Organizations in the Public Sector 

      Cooper, Tracy; Stephenson, Max O. Jr. (North American Institute of Science and Information Technology, 2012)
      This paper addresses the increasing use of network forms of governance and the challenges would-be network managers confront, including the persistent need network structures create to secure a modicum of internal goal ...
    • National, Regional, and State-Level Estimates of Returns to Scale in the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program 

      Baral, Ranju; Davis, George C.; You, Wen (Cambridge University Press, 2013-05)
      The effectiveness of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program in achieving its goals at the national, regional, and state level is unknown. Using US Department of Agriculture (USDA) data from all states and ...
    • The Nature Conservancy, the Press and the Social Construction of Accountability 

      Stephenson, Max O. Jr.; Chaves, Elisabeth (2005-04-01)
      This paper explores the May 2003 Washington Post investigative articles concerning The Nature Conservancy (TNC) for their implications for our understanding of the dynamics of accountability for nonprofit organizations. ...
    • Policy Brief: Veterans’ Health Care In Rural Virginia 

      Virginia Tech Institute for Policy and Goverance (Virginia Rural Health Association, 2011-12)
      The Commonwealth of Virginia is home to an estimated 748,3451 military veterans, ranging in age from centenarian, pre‐World War II veterans, to teenage veterans recently returning from Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation ...
    • Policy Strategic Growth Area 2018 Research Forum 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2018-04-19)
      The goal of the half day 2018 Spring Research Forum, held on April 19 at the Inn at Virginia Tech, was to showcase the Policy SGA's research and planning projects and provide an opportunity for participants to engage with ...
    • Program Development Issues in Nonprofit and Civil Society Studies: Learning from One University's Experience 

      Stephenson, Max O. Jr. (NASPAA, 2007)
      This article examines one university's efforts to institutionalize a graduate nonprofit curriculum. It does so through the lens of situational analysis and an eye to five key challenges that have dogged the effort - operating ...
    • Public Leadership: Understanding and Responding to the Financial Crisis 

      Leeds, Roger (Center for Public Administration & Policy, School of Public & International Affairs, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2008-11-01)
      The purpose of the Virginia Tech Center for Public Administration and Policy (CPAP) Roundtable Series for Leadership and Administration is to bring together the leading scholars, practitioners, students, and others for a ...
    • Re: Reflections and explorations : Essays on politics, public policy, and governance 

      Stephenson, Max O. Jr.; Kirakosyan, Lyusyena (Virginia Tech Institute for Policy and Governance, 2015)
      We have organized the essays that follow in this volume into nine themes or broad topical foci based on the subjects our RE: Reflections and Explorations authors selected for their efforts during 2013-2014. A brief overview ...
    • RE: Reflections and Explorations: A Forum for Deliberative Dialogue 

      Stephenson, Max O. Jr.; Kirakosyan, Lyusyena (Virginia Tech Institute for Policy and Governance in association with VT Publishing, 2017)
      The essays in this volume treat dimensions of broader trends at all scales of analysis, examining the elemental issue of democratic agency and obstacles to its exercise, the difficulties inherent for self-governance in ...
    • Recent trends in the U.S. Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (BSSR) workforce 

      Hur, Hyungjo; Andalib, Maryam A.; Maurer, Julie A.; Hawley, Joshua D.; Ghaffarzadegan, Navid (PLOS, 2017-02-06)
      While behavioral and social sciences occupations comprise one of the largest portions of the "STEM" workforce, most studies of diversity in STEM overlook this population, focusing instead on fields such as biomedical or ...
    • Recognizing and Confronting State Subjectivity in Asylum Adjudications 

      Barry-Murphy, Emily C.; Stephenson, Max O. Jr. (York University, 2015)
      United States law charges America’s asylum officers with providing humanitarian protection for refugees while simultaneously securing the nation from external threats. This mandate requires that asylum officers balance ...