School of Public Administration Amazing Alumni Society – A fun networking happy hour!

(l to r) Leslie Leip, William Jackson, Monique Damiano, Barika Williams, Sarah Saunders, Dave Soloman, Michael Friedel, Carlos Verney

       

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(l to r) Amanda Vilain, Jonathan Owens, Kaitlyn Collier, Ty Cunningham, Karen Sweeting, Carolyn Francis-Royer, William Jackson 

   

(l to r) Adam Reback, Jason Jacoby              (l to r) Monique, Damiano, Dave Soloman, Sarah Saunders

(l to r) Dayna Bhaggan, Laura Karpaviciute, Steve Bourassa, Lori Ford

(l to r) Dayna Bhaggan, Leslie Leip, Ginah Joseph, Laura Karpaviciute, Jo-Ann Lorber

Annual ADSPA Florida Public Administration Colloquium

Annual ADSPA Florida Public Administration Colloquium
March 30, 2018
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431

 

Call for Papers

Florida boasts a high volume and quality of Doctoral students studying public affairs. In an attempt to create statewide camaraderie, collaboration, and networking opportunities we are proud to announce the Annual Florida Public Administration Colloquium. This single day conference is intended to consolidate and promote Public Administration research and writing activities among Doctoral students in Florida. There is no cost to attend

The Colloquium will start promptly at 9 a.m., with a catered lunch at 12 p.m. Registration and setup will be between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. Opening remarks will take place between 9 and 9:15 a.m. and the first panel presentation will begin at 9:30 a.m. Panels will last for approximately one hour and have a short break before the next panel presentation begins. Lunch follows at 12:00 p.m., along with a presentation and discussion from our Keynote speaker, Dr. Sharon Mastracci.

Conference Topics

The 2018 Program Committee invites paper and panel proposals, that correspond to any of the following topics:

  1. Comparative and International Public Administration
  2. Public Budgeting and Financial Management
  3. Public Administration Theory & Inquiry
  4. Public Policy Analysis, Effectiveness, and Implementation
  5. Organizational Behavior and Managerialism
  6. Good Governance
  7. Public Procurement and Administration
  8. Social Media, Democracy, and Leviathan Theory
  9. Political Science and Economics
  10. Public and Private Sector Regulation
  11. Contemporary Issues in Society
  12. New Public Management and Postmodernism
  13. Open Theme

Proposal Submission

Individual paper proposals should be no more than one page. With your proposal, please indicate the theme your paper addresses, and include your affiliation, and contact information. At minimum, abstracts only require a paragraph discussion that includes your research question and what you intend to study and research. Full papers do not need to be completed until the conference date. You will be asked to submit your finalized paper to your section discussant and panel members at least one week prior to the conference date, to promote discussion.

Non-FAU students will be provided a one-day parking pass for the event.

PROPOSAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE:   January 31, 2018

Email proposals to both Carlos Manzano cmanzano2013@fau.edu and Karen Sweeting ksweeting2012@fau.edu.  If you would like to request a specific time slot between 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., please indicate your request on your proposal, and we will make every effort to accommodate your needs.

For questions, please contact Carlos Manzano cmanzano2013@fau.edu and Karen Sweeting ksweeting2012@fau.edu.

Program Committee

Karen Sweeting, Ph.D. Student, Florida Atlantic University
Carlos Manzano, Ph.D. Student, Florida Atlantic University
Tammie Clary, Ph.D. Candidate, Florida Atlantic University
David Moura, Ph.D. Candidate, Florida Atlantic University
Dr. Arthur Sementelli, Professor, Florida Atlantic University

3rd Annual Florida Public Administration Colloquium

Schedule of Events

8:00 – 8:55 AM ARRIVAL AND REGISTRATION


9:00 – 9:15 AM OPENING REMARKS


9:30 AM – 10:15 AM SESSION 1: Public Administration

  • Moura, David “Looking Inside Our Own Borders: Values and Public Administration Stigma.”
  • McLean, Wilson “The Healthiest Organization That Never Lived: A Theoretical Framework for Developing Holistic Organization Wellness.”
  • Harrow, Evan “An American Surplus Population.”

MODERATOR: DR. MILLER


10:15 – 10:20 AM BREAK


10:20 AM – 11:05 AM SESSION 2: Governance

  • Swanson, David “Performance Appraisal: Public Sector Employees Describe Ritual Functions.”
  • Kalesnikaite, Vaiva “Climate Change Adaption at the Local Level in FL: The Roles of Public Administrators.”
  • Benaine, S. Lorenzo “Neoliberalism in Administration of Public Universities and the Educational Dilemma.”

MODERATOR: DR. BRYER (UCF)


11:05– 11:10 AM BREAK


11:10 AM – 12:00 PM SESSION 3: From Citizens to Non-Profits

  • Pridemore, Amelia “Outlaw Citizenship and the Fine Arts: The Case of New Orleans.”
  • Carnegie, Vickie “Social Impact Bonds in Child Welfare: A Comparative Analysis of Social Impact Bond Utilization in the UK, US, and Australia.”
  • Subedi, Meena “Organizational Social Capital and Nonprofit Sector.”

MODERATOR: DR. PRYSMAKOVA


12:00 – 12:50 PM LUNCH
CATERED BY THE ASSOCIATION OF DOCTORAL STUDENTS IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION


1:00 PM KEYNOTE SPEAKER
DR. RICHARD BOX FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


2:15 – 3:05 PM Session 4: Organizations

  • Jameson, Jorene “Charter School Closures in FL, 2005-2015: A Population Ecology Approach.”
  • Remington, Christa “Cultural Competence Training and Program Effectiveness in Post-Disaster Response and Recovery.”
  • Miller, Michael “Persuasion Through Positioning.”

MODERATOR: DR. SEMENTELLI & Dr. GANAPATI (FIU)


3:05PM – 3:10PM BREAK


3:10PM – 4:00PM Session 5: Leadership

  • Manzano, Carlos “Do Leaders Cause Change or Does Change Change Leaders?”
  • Awasthi, Pallavi “Leader’s Vision and Implementation: An Agenda for Non-Profit Sustainability and Inner City Development.”
  • Shi, Wanhzu “Social Media Influence in Non-Profits.”
  • Prysmakova, Safiya “Democratic Training of Refugees and Host Communities: Building Trust through Civic Participation.”

MODERATOR: DR. LIU


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