The Trachtenberg School's PhD students are making meaningful contributions to the field of public policy and administration through their publications and their conference presentations.
Published and Forthcoming Works
Heather Allen with Professor Kathryn Newcomer:
Newcomer, K.E., Allen, H., & El Baradei, L. (2010). Improving Public Service Education Programs through Assessing the Performance of MPA Alumni. International Journal of Public Administration, 33(6), 311-324.
Allen, H., & Katz, R. (2009). Demography and Public Health Emergency Preparedness: Making the Connection. Population Research and Policy Review, 29(4), 527-539. Published online here before print.
Allen, H. (In Press). Centers of Excellence.In R. Katz & R. Zilinskas (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Bioterrorism Defense (2nd Ed). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Allen, H. (In Press). Exercises. In R. Katz & R. Zilinskas (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Bioterrorism Defense (2nd Ed). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Askari, H., Aridi A., Najafi, A. (2010). Do Better Political Relations with the US Improve A Country’s Economic Conditions? in PSL Quarterly Review, Volume 63, Number 255.
Berteau, D., Ben-Ari, G. & Zlatnik, M. (2009). Complex government technology development programs: Meeting the policy challenges. In: S. E. Cozzens & P. Catalán (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2009 Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy.
Besha, P. (forthcoming October 2011) "Civil-Military Integration in China: A Techno-Nationalist Approach to Development". American Journal of Chinese Studies.
Besha, P. (2010). Policy making in China's space program: A history and analysis of the Chang'e lunar orbiter project. Space Policy, 26(4), 214-221. Published online here before print.
Eric Boyer with Professors Jed Kee and Kathryn Newcomer:
Forrer, J., Kee, J. E., Newcomer, K. E. and Boyer, E. (2010). Public–Private Partnerships and the Public Accountability Question. Public Administration Review, 70, 475–484.
Boyer, Eric. Organizational Learning in Public-Private Partnerships: How Collaboration Can Promote Organizational Innovation, (Forthcoming) in PPPs: A Primer for Policymakers, edited by James Edwin Kee and John Forrer. Vienna, VA: Management Concepts, Inc.
Boyer, Eric. (2011). “Public-Private Partnerships and Infrastructure Resilience: How PPPs Can Support More Resilient Approaches to U.S. Infrastructure.” (with Rich Cooper and Janet Kavinoky). The U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Boyer, Eric. (2007). “The Ethics of Dissent: Managing Guerrilla Government” (review) Policy Perspectives, The George Washington University Journal of Public Policy and Public Administration 15, (Spring): 99-104.
Connolly, K., Bell, M.E. (Forthcoming). Strengthening the Local Property Tax: The Need for a Property Tax Expenditure budget. Lincoln Institute of Land Policy Working Paper.
Connolly, K. and Bell, M. (2010) Financing Urban Government in
Transition Countries: Assessment Uniformity and the Property Tax,
Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 28(6), 978 –
Connolly, K.D., Brunori, D. and Bell, M.E. (2010). Are State Finances Becoming More or Less Centralized and Should We Care? In M. E. Bell, D. Brunori, and J. Youngman (Eds.), The Property Tax and Local Autonomy, Cambridge: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
Darolia, R. & Wydick, B. (Forthcoming). Economics of Parenting, Self-Esteem, and Academic Performance: Theory and a Test. Economica.
Courchane, M., Darolia, R., & Zorn, P. (2010). FHA Loans and Policy Responses to Credit Availability. In R.W. Kolb (Ed.), Lessons from the Financial Crisis: Causes, Consequences, and Our Economic Future. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Darolia, R. & Skanderson, D. (2010). Impact of the Mortgage Meltdown on the HMDA Data. Bank Compliance, 31(1).
Courchane, M., Darolia, R., & Zorn, P. (2009). Industry Changes in the Market for Mortgage Loans. Connecticut Law Review, 41(4).
Teresa Derrick-Mills with Professor Lori Brainard:
Brainard, L.A. & Derrick-Mills, T. (2011). Electronic commons, community policing and communication: On-line police-citizen discussion groups in Washington, DC. Administrative Theory & Praxis, Public Administration and Social Media symposium, M. E. Sharpe.
Derrick-Mills, T. M. (2011). Building the value of evaluation: Engaging with reflective practitioners. In S. Mathison (Ed.), Really new directions in evaluation: Young evaluators’ perspectives. New Directions for Evaluation, 131, 83–90.
Cordes, J.J., Juffras, J.N. (2012). State Personal Income Taxes. In R.D. Ebel and J.E. Petersen (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of State and Local Finance. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Juffras, J.N. (2011). State Fiscal Panels Can't Cure the Budget Blues. The Public Manager, 40(2), 10-13.
Juffras, J.N. (2011). How the Congressional Budget Office Earned Its Clout. The Public Manager, 40(4), 10-12.
Phaup, M. & Kirschner, C. (2010). Budgeting for disasters: Focusing on the good times. OECD Journal on Budgeting, 10 (1), 1-24.
Phaup, M. & Kirschner, C. (2010). Federal budgeting in the United States. In C.E. Menifield (Ed.), Comparative Public Budgeting: A Global Perspective (329-349). Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.
Bell, M. E. & Kirschner, C. (2009). A Reconnaissance of Alternative Measures of Effective Property Tax Rates. Public Budgeting & Finance, 29 (2), 111-136.
Naylor, M.D., Kurtzman, E.T., Grabowski, D.C., Harrington, C., McClellan, M.B., & Reinhard, S.C. (In Press). Improved payment and delivery systems, anticipation of unintended consequences may be necessary to optimize care transitions for older adults. Health Affairs.
Naylor, M.D., Coburn, K.D., Kurtzman, E.T., Prvu Bettger, J., Buck, H.G., Van Cleave, J., & Cott, C.A. (n.d.). Inter-professional Team-Based Primary Care for Chronically Ill Adults: State of the Science. Philadelphia, PA: ABIM Foundation.
Kurtzman, E.T. & Johnson, J.E. (2012). Quality and safety in healthcare: Policy issues. In D.J. Maso, J.K. Leavitt, & M.W. Chaffee (Eds.). Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care (6th edition). Philadelphia, PA:Elsevier.
Young, H.M., Kurtzman, E., Roes, M., Toles, M., Ammerman, A., & Pace, D. (December 2011). Measurement Opportunities and Gaps: Transitional Care Processes and Outcomes Among Adult Recipients of Long-Term Services and Supports. Washington, DC: Long-Term Quality Alliance.
Naylor, M.D., Aiken, L.H., Kurtzman, E.T., Olds, D.M., & Hirschman, K.B. (2011). The importance of transitional care in achieving health reform. Health Aff (Millwood), 30(4), 46-754.
Kurtzman, E.T., O’Leary, D., Sheingold, B.H., Devers, K.J., Dawson, E.M., & Johnson, J.E. (2011). Performance-based payment incentives increase burden and blame for hospital nurses. Health Aff (Millwood), 30(2), 211-218.
Naylor, M.D. & Kurtzman, E.T. (2011). Transitional care: Improving health outcomes and decreasing costs for at-risk chronically-ill older adults. In A.S. Hinshaw & P. Grady (Eds.). Shaping Health Policy Through Nursing Research. New York, NY: Springer.
Delio, E., Lall, S. and Singh, C. (2009). Powering Up: The Investment Potential of Energy Service Companies in India. Washington, DC: World Resources Institute. Click here to read.
Bairiganjan, S., Delio, E., Fuente, D., Lall, S. and Singh, S. (October 2010). Power to the People: Investing in Clean Energy for the Base of the Pyramid. Washington, DC: World Resources Institute; India: Centre for Development Finance - Institute for Financial Management and Research. Click here to read.
Linquiti, P. (In Press). The Importance of Integrating Risk in Retrospective Evaluations of Research and Development. Research Evaluation.
Linquiti, P., Vonortas, N. (Forthcoming) The Value of Flexibility in Adapting to Climate Change: A Real Option Analysis of Investments in Coastal Defense. Climate Change Economics.
Linquiti, P. (2011). Flexibility in the Face of Climate Uncertainty: Practical Suggestions for Project Developers, for World Bank / Development Research Group.
Petroni, S. (2010). Policy Review: Thoughts on Addressing Population and Climate Change in a Just and Ethical Manner. Population and Environment, 30(6), 275-289.
Petroni, S. (Forthcoming, Winter 2010/2011). Historical and Current Influences on United States International Family Planning Policy.” Journal of Women, Politics & Policy.
Hooker, R. S., Ramos, C., Daly, P., and Fang R. (2012). The characteristics of clinically active older physician assistants. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, 25(1), 48-53.
Sutton, J. P., Ramos, C., & Lucado, J. (2010). US physician assistant (PA) supply by state and county in 2009. Journal of the American Academy of Physicians Assistants, 23(9).
Mead, H., Andres, E., Ramos, C., Siegel, B., & Regenstein, M. (2010). Barriers to effective self-management in cardiac patients: The patient’s experience. Patient Education and Counseling 79 (2010), 69–76.
Huang, J., Ramos, C., Jones, K., & Regenstein, M. (2009).Talking With Patients: How Hospitals Use Bilingual Clinicians and Staff to Care for Patients with Language Needs. Washington, DC:The George Washington University.
Sabina Schnell with Professor Derrick Brinkerhoff:
Schnell, S. & Brinkerhoff, D. (2010). Replicability and Scaling Up. In: H. Anheier & S. Toepler (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of Civil Society. New York: Springer.
Schnell, S., & Saxby, J. (2010). Mobilizing against hunger and poverty: Capacity and change in a Brazilian social mobilization network. Public Administration and Development, 30 (1), 38-48.
St.Clair, T. (Forthcoming). The Effect of Tax and Expenditure Limitations on Revenue Volatility: Evidence from Colorado. Public Budgeting & Finance.
Hill, E., St.Clair, T., Wial, H., and Wolman, H. (Under contract). Regional Economic Resilience. Cornell University Press.
Hill. E., St.Clair, T., et al. Economic Shocks and Regional Economic Resilience. (2012) Urban and Regional Policy and Its Effects, Vol. 4. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press.
Hill, E., Wolman, H., Kowalczyk, K., and St.Clair, T. Forces Affecting City Population Growth or Decline: The Effects of Inter-Regional and Inter-Municipal Competition (2012). In Alan Mallach (ed.) Defining a Future for American Cities Experiencing Severe Population Loss. New York: American Assembly.
Trent, D. L. "Diaspora Diplomacy: US Foreign Policy and Lebanese Americans." In press.
Trent, D. L. Transnational, Trans-Sectarian Engagement: A Revised Approach to U.S.
Public Diplomacy in Lebanon. (Doctoral Dissertation). The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
AbouAssi, K. & Trent, D. L. “Understanding Local Participation Amidst Challenges: Evidence from Lebanon in the Global South” (Voluntas, 2012, online first).
Kee, James Edwin; Newcomer, Kathryn E.; Trent, Deborah L.; Oster, Valerie; Rosen, Sasha; Proudfoot, Dan; Setzer,Whitney; Davis, Mike; and Cermak, Allen. (2007). Leading Change, Managing Risk: The Leadership Role in Public Sector Transformations. Report of the Center for Innovation in Public Service, GW and BearingPoint.
Newcomer, Kathryn E.; Trent, Deborah L.; Bushey, Brent; Johnson, Charlene; Davis, Mike; and Cermak, Allen. (2006). A Strategic Framework for Implementation of Human Capital Management in the Federal Government. Report of the Center for Innovation in Public Service, GW and BearingPoint.
Stamatakis, K.A., Vinson, C.A., Kerner, J. (In Press). Community and Public Health Settings In: Brownson RC, Colditz GA, Proctor EK (eds). Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice. New York: Oxford University Press; 2012 (in press)
Shaikh AR, Prabhu Das I, Vinson C.A., Spring B. (2011). Cyberinfrastructure for Consumer Health American Journal of Preventive Medicine; 40 (5 Suppl 2.): S91-6.
Vinson, C., Bickmore, T., Farrell, D., Campbell, M., Saunders, E., Nowak, M., Fowler, B., Shaikh, A. (2011) Adapting Research-tested Computerized Tailored Interventions for Broader Dissemination and Implementation. Translational Behavioral Medicine, Vol 1, No. 1, 93-102.
Rochester, P.W., Given, L., Townsend, J.S., Krebill, S., Vinson, C. (2010). Comprehensive Cancer Control: Progress and Accomplishments. Cancer Causes and Control, Vol 21: 1967-1977.
Vinson, C., La Porta, M., Todd, W., Palafax, N., Wilson, K.M., Fairley, T. (2010). Research and Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalitions. Cancer Causes and Control, Vol 21: 2033-40.
Breslau, E.S., Rochester, P.W., Saslow, D., Crocoll, C.E., Johnson, L.E., Vinson, C.A. (2010). Developing Partnerships to Reduce Disparities in Cancer Screening. Preventing Chronic Disease: Public Health Research, Practice and Policy, Vol. 7, No 3, 1-8.
Conference Presentations (U.S.)
Besha, P. (September 2011). Industrial Policy and Innovation in China's Solar Energy Sector. 2011 Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy. Atlanta, Georgia.
Besha, P., Caceres, A., Mira-Guha, A. & Sipos, E. (April 2011). Economic Growth Plus Rural Development: An Examination of China’s Solar Power Policies. Presented at the 11th Annual Conference on Science & Technology in Society. Washington, DC.
Boyer, Eric. (2012). “Protecting the Public Interest amidst Fiscal Constraints: Channeling Private Sector Roles in Infrastructure to provide more Resilient Approaches to Natural Disasters,” Paper Presentation at the 70th Annual Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA), Chicago, IL.
Boyer, Eric. (2012). “Building Capacity for Public-Private Partnerships (PPP): How State Transportation Agencies Develop Skills and Systems to Manage PPPs,” Poster Presentation at the 91st Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), Washington, DC.
Boyer, Eric. (2010). Ensuring Fair and Effective Outcomes in Public Private Partnerships (PPPs): How Public Agencies Develop Skills in Designing and Implementing PPPs, Paper Presented at the Thirty-Second Annual Research Conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM), Boston, MA.
Boyer, Eric. (2008). “Learning from Others: A Study of Inter organizational Learning in Arlington County’s Emergency Management Network,” Paper Presentation at the Minnowbrook III Conference, Lake Placid, NY.
Derrick-Mills, Teresa. Is our Goal Safety or Compliance? The Regulators’ Role in Promoting Safety Cultures (November 2011). APPAM Conference in Washington, DC. Prepared in conjunction with Prof. Kathryn Newcomer, The George Washington University.
Hess, Douglass R., Hanmer, Michael, & Nickerson, David. (2011). Encouraging bureaucratic compliance with civil rights law: A field experiement with county agenices in two states. Paper presented at the 2011 annual meeting of the midwest Political Science Association: Chicago, IL.
Hess, Douglass R., & Herman, Jody. (2008). Evaluating the NVRA with state and county-leel data and indicators of compliance: A multi-level analysis. Paper presented at the 2008 annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston: MA.
Jones, Abby. (2011). Shared Meaning or Separate Messages? Mediated Communication as a Globalizing Force. Paper presented at the 2011 annual meeting of the Political Communication Section Pre-conference of the American Political Science Association, Seattle, Washington.
Jones, Abby & Waisbord, Silvio. (2011). Impact of Real World Conditions on Media Assistance. Presented at the 2009 annual meeting of the International Studies Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Jones, Abby & Waisbord, Silvio. (2010). Impact of Real World Conditions on Media Assistance (Updated). Presented at the 2010 annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington, DC. September 2010.
Jones, Abby. (2009). Simultaneous Framing: What media frames dominate when the largest financial crisis in sixty years occurs in the middle of an historic Presidential election?. Presented at the 2009 annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL.
Jones, Abby & Robert Entman. (2009). News Slant in the Failure of Policy Change: Social Security Reform, 2004-05. Presented at the 2009 annual meeting of the International Communications Association. Chicago, IL.
Juffras, Jason N. (November 2011). State Changes to the Personal Income Tax During the Great Recession: A Logistic Regression Analysis. Presenting at the Society of Government Economists annual conference. Washington, D.C.
Juffras, Jason N. (October 2011). State Changes to the Personal Income Tax During the Great Recession: A Logistic Regression Analysis. Presented at the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management annual conference. Washington, D.C.
Charlotte Kirschner with Professor Joe Cordes:
Kirschner, C. & Cordes J. (2009). Effects of homeland security grants on state and local spending for public safety preparedness. Presented at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Fall Conference. Washington, DC.
Phaup, M. & Kirschner, C. (2009). Budgeting for disasters: A focus on the good times. Presented at the Association of Budgeting and Financial Management Annual Conference. Washington, DC.
Kurtzman, E.T. (February 16, 2012). Promoting Effective Transitions Among Long-Term Care Recipients: Maximizing on Health Reform Implementation. Salon-style conversation with Mark McCllelan and Susan Reinhard; facilitated by Mary Naylor at the Long-Term Quality Alliance
Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.
Kurtzman, E.T. (January 21, 2012). Ways CNLs Flourish Under the Affordable Care Act: Quality, Safety, and Care Coordination —Closing Plenary Session. AACN’s Clinical Nurse Leader Summit, Tampa, Fl.
Kurtzman, E.T. (July 19, 2011). Testimony presented at Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Stakeholder Meeting. Silver Spring, MD.
Kurtzman, E.T. (2011). A healthy future: Better quality care for less. Presented at The George Washington University 2011 Leadership Retreat, Cambridge, MD.
Linquiti, P. (September 2011). Real Option Valuation of R&D Projects: Consideration of Portfolio Effects, presentation at the 2011 Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy, Atlanta, GA.
Linquiti, P. & Vonortas, N. (May 2011). Real Option Analysis as a Tool for Valuing Investments in Adaptation to Climate Change. Presented at the Conferene on Economics of Adaptation to Climate Change in Low-Income Countries. Washington, DC.
Linquiti, P. (November 2010). Incorporating Risk into Ex-Post Cost-Benefit Analyses of Government Research and Development Programs. Presented at the Thirty-second Annual Research Conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management. Boston, MA
Linquiti, P. (October 2010). Government R&D Programs and Real Option Techniques. Presented to the Congressional Budget Office. Washington, D.C.
Lori Metcalf with Professor Joe Cordes:
Metcalf, L. & Cordes, J. (May 2010). State Expenditure Budges, Fiscal Transparency, and Accountability. Presented at the Law and Society Annual Meetings. Chicago, Illinois.
Metcalf L. (May 2011). An Examination of the Role of Fiscal Transparency in Tax Expenditure Budgeting. Presented at the 1st Global Conference on Transparency Research. Rutgers University - Newark, New Jersey.
Palmer, A., Howell, E., Benatar, S. & Garrett, B. (October 2011). Medicaid Cost Savings from Maternity Care Based at a Freestanding Birth Center. "Birth Centers and Midwifery: Improving Birth Outcomes for a Healthier Community" Presentation at the American Public Health Association Conference. Washington, DC.
Petroni, S. (November 2010). Gender and Congressional Voting on Reproductive Health. Presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Conference. Denver, CO.
Ramos, C. (June 2012). "Adaptation of Patient Safety Innovations by Frontline Nurses in a Multi-Hospital Quality Improvement Initiative." Academy Health Annual Research Meeting. Orlando, Florida.
Travis St. Clair:
St.Clair, T. (November 2011). The Impact of Budget Stabilization Funds on State Pension Contributions. Presenting at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM). Washington, DC.
St.Clair, T. (March 2011). Economic Shocks and Regional Economic Resilience. Presented at the Urban Affairs Association Conference. New Orleans, LA.
St. Clair, T. (October 2010). The Effect of Tax and Expenditure Limitations on Revenue Volatility: Evidence from Colorado. Presented at the ABFM Conference. Omaha, NE.
Trent, Deborah L. (March 2012) “Limits and Possibilities: U.S. Government Public Diplomacy and International Development in Lebanon.” Annual conference of the American Society for Public Administration Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 2-6, 2012.
AbouAssi, Khaldoun and Deborah L. Trent. (2011) “Understanding Local Participation amidst Challenges: Evidence from Lebanon in the Global South." Annual conference of the Public Administration Theory Network, Norfolk, Virginia, May 19-22, 2011.
Trent, Deborah L. (2010) “Governance of U.S. Public Diplomacy toward Lebanon: A Study of U.S. – Transnational Civil Society Relations.” Annual conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofits and Voluntary Action, Alexandria, Virginia, November 18-20, 2010.
Trent, D. (2010). Collaborative Governance of U.S. Public Diplomacy toward Lebanon: Reconceptualizing Government-Diasporan Civil Society Engagement? Presented at the Public Administration Theory Network Conference. Omaha, Nebraska.
Newcomer, Kathryn E., and Deborah L. Trent. (2007) “Improving and Sustaining Authentic Collaboration in the New Public Service.” Annual conference of the American Society for Public Administration, Washington, D.C., March 23-27, 2007.
Williams, J. L. (May 2010). Science and Political-Social Perceptions. Discussion Session Leader at The Rightful Place of Science? Conference. Tempe, Arizona.
MPP alumnus and PhD student Bradley Finnegan has been published in the Roosevelt Institution's journal Roosevelt Rx: Student Ideas for Improving Health Policy. He wrote the article titled "Young Voters’ Role in the Upcoming Election."
Trachtenberg School doctoral students have also presented papers at a range of major scholarly conferences including: Association for Research on Nonprofit and Voluntary Action, Urban Affairs Association, Law and Society Association, National Tax Association, the Midwest Political Science Association, Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, and the International Association of Institutes and Schools of Public Administration.
Conference Presentations (International)
Connolly, K. (Forthcoming Nov 2011). Understanding a key outcome measure used by refugee resettlement agencies: A comparative case study. Presenting at the Association for Research on Nonprofit and Voluntary Action. Toronto, Canada.
Coogan, D. (Upcoming, Spring 2011). The Racial Composition of National Basketball Association Teams and Their Franchise Cities, 1990-2005. To be presented at the International Conference on Sport and Society. Kolkata, India.
Derrick-Mills, Teresa. Nonprofit-State Government Policy Co-formation? Participation Environments and Value. (November 2011). ARNOVA Conference in Toronto, Canada.
Jones, Abby. (2011). Policy Making in the Global Media Environment: Porous Borders but Strong National Systems? Presented at the 2011 annual meeting of the International Studies Association, Montreal, Quebec.
Phaup, M. & Kirschner, C. (2009). Budgeting for disasters. Presented at the 30th Annual Meeting of the Working Party of Senior Budget Officials, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development. Paris, France.
Lall, S. (June, 2011). Power to the People: Investing in Clean Energy at the Base of the Pyramid in India. Presented at the Asia Clean Energy Forum 2011, Asian Development Bank. Manila, the Philippines
Lall, S. (December 2009). Evaluating Outcomes at the Base of the Pyramid: A Utilization-Focused Approach. Presented at the Oikos UNDP Young Scholars Development Academy on Growing Inclusive Markets. St. Gallen, Switzerland.
Linquiti, P. (June 2010). Using Real Option Techniques to Assess Government R&D Programs: An Application to U.S. DOE´s Industrial Technology Portfolio. Presented at the 14th Annual International Real Options Conference: Theory Meets Practice, hosted by LUISS Guido Carli University. Rome, Italy.
Schnell, Sabina; Teskey, G. and Poole, A. (2012). “Getting beyond Capacity – Addressing Authority and Legitimacy in Fragile States”. Paper presented at the XVI Annual Conference of the International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM), Rome, Italy
Schnell, Sabina; Mantysalo, V. & Macaulay, M. (2012). “Hiding in plain sight? An exploratory study into the limits of transparency“. Paper presented at the XVI Annual Conference of the International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM), Rome, Italy
Schnell, S. (2011). Translating Transparency: Assessing the National Reception of the Global Transparency Discourse in Romania. Presented at the 2011 EGPA (European Group of Public Administration) Annual Conference, Bucharest, Romania.
Trent, Deborah L. (2011) Sensemaking of U.S. Public Diplomacy toward Lebanon: A study of Cross-Sector, Transnational Engagement, presented at the Lebanese Emigration Research Center, Notre Dame University, Louaize, Lebanon, and at the Institute for Migration Studies, Lebanese American University, Beirut.
Trent, Deborah L. (2011) “Exploring Diaspora Diplomacy through the Case of U.S. Public Diplomacy toward Lebanon.” Annual conference of the International Studies Association, Montreal, Canada, March, 16-19, 2011.
Hart, M. M. & Williams, J.L. (June 2009). Innovation Effects of the Industrialized University. General Session Presentation at the Triple Helix VII Conference. Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Awards and Recognition
Teresa Derrick-Mills began a permanent position at The Urban Institute on April 16. She is a Research Associate with a joint appointment in the Center.
Elizabeth Kidder, PhD candidate in Health Policy, received her Medical Doctorate degree from The George Washington University School of Medicine (2011). Dr. Kidder will pursue a joint career as a Primary Care physician and a health policy specialist upon completing her PhD dissertation.
Awarded “RWJF's Most Influential Research Articles of 2010,” Top 5, for M.D. Naylor & E.T. Kurtzman. (2010) The role of nurse practitioners in reinventing primary care. Health Aff
(Millwood), 29(5), 893–899.
Inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) in 2009.
Business-Community Synergies Recognized as One of Top 100 Best Minority Business Enterprises in the Mid Atlantic
Business-Community Synergies, founded by Trachtenberg PhD alumnus Dr. Rani Parker, has been named one of the top minority-owned companies in Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Washington D.C.
The Center for Business Inclusion and Diversity, which created the award, received 5000 nominations through chambers of commerce, professional organizations, businesses and the general public in these 5 states. The winners were judged on their CEO, their vision and their community service.
The George Washington University Excellence in Student Life Awards - 2011 Stephen Joel Trachtenberg Cooperative Education Student of the Year Award
2007-2008: Sar and Brita Levitan Fellowship in Public Policy and Administration.
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