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    • 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 ...
    • Reconstructing Iraq: merging discourses of security and development 

      Sovacool, Benjamin; Halfon, Saul E. (Cambridge University Press, 2007-04)
      This article argues that reconstruction is an emerging discourse of international politics that merges security and development discourses in powerful and troubling ways. We focus on Iraq as a site for articulating and ...
    • Report to the Virginia Department of Veterans Services Virginia Wounded Warrior Program: Assessing the Experiences, Supportive Service Needs and Service Gaps of Veterans in the Commonwealth of Virginia Final Report 

      Still, George; Dickerson, Thomas; White, Nancy; Sforza, Peter M.; Schroeder, Aaron; Willis-Walton, Susan M. (Virginia Tech Institute for Policy & Governance, 2010-08-05)
      The Commonwealth of Virginia is the home to over 800,000 veterans who have served in conflicts ranging from World War II to the current engagements in the gulf region, Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF/Iraq) and Operation ...
    • Restoring the Fallen Blue Sky: Management Issues and Environmental Legislation for Lake Sevan, Armenia 

      Lind, Douglas; Taslakyan, Lusine (UC Davis School of Law, 2005)
      Armenia is a small, landlocked country in the Southern Caucasus Mountains. It is one of the world's oldest civilizations,¹ yet a very young country. It was formed as one of the Newly Independent States (NIS) following the ...
    • Rethinking Humanitarian Assistance Coordination 

      Stephenson, Max O. Jr.; Kehler, Nicole (ISTR, 2004-07)
      This paper develops an analytical framework to address an issue of enduring and seemingly intractable concern, how to secure improved coordination among those parties and organizations that seek to provide assistance in ...
    • Rethinking US Policy Toward Iran: A Forum 

      Razavi, Negar; Entessar, Nader; Homayounvash, Mohammad; Fathollah-Nejad, Ali; Boroujerdi, Mehrzad; Ghazvinian, John (Middle East Report, 2020-05-27)
      While US relations with Iran have been adversarial since the 1979 Islamic revolution, President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal (JCPOA) in 2018 and his belligerent implementation of a “maximum pressure” ...
    • The European Union and Peacebuilding: A Sysyphean but Essential Responsibility 

      Stephenson, Max O. Jr.; Stivachtis, Yannis A.; Zanotti, Laura (Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2013)