Student Colloquium Call for Papers Deadline Extended to January 31st 2017

Call for Papers, January 31st 2017, Deadline Extended
Florida Public Administration Colloquium
Annual Conference, March 31st, 2017
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

The state of 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 3rd 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.
The Colloquium will start promptly on Friday, March 31, 2017 at 9 AM, with a catered
lunch at 12 PM. Registration and set up will be between 8 AM and 9 AM. Opening remarks
will take place between 9 and 9:15 AM, and the first panel presentation will begin at 9:30
AM. Panels will last for approximately one hour and have a short break before the next
panel presentation begins. Lunch follows at 12:00 PM, along with a presentation and
discussion from our Keynote speaker. There is no cost to attend. Non-FAU students will be
provided a temporary one-day parking pass for the event. Please contact Tammie Clary
( with any questions.

The 2017 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.

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 description of what you
intend to study and research. Full papers do not need to be completed until the conference
date. It is advisable you submit you finalized paper to your section discussant at least one
week prior to the conference date, to promote discussion.
**Send proposals to Tammie Clary and David Moura
by the end of January 2017.

At this time, if you would like to request a specific time slot between 9am and 12pm, please
indicate your request on your proposal, and we will make every effort to accommodate
your needs.

Program Committee
Tammie Clary, Ph.D. Candidate, Florida Atlantic University
David Moura, Ph.D. Student, Florida Atlantic University
Arthur Sementelli, Associate Professor, Florida Atlantic University