Public Administration

Jul 22, 2019

Jeffrey Diebold Named Chair, Department of Public Administration

NC State’s Department of Public Administration welcomes Jeffrey Diebold as chair, effective July 1, 2019.

Apr 4, 2019

Unique Course Teaches About Climate, Campus

Through a unique problem solving course in public administration, a group of NC State students learned about the university’s climate efforts and developed recommendations for future work.

Mar 25, 2019  |  NC State News

Study Finds Nonprofit Partnerships Can Help Solve Bureaucratic Tangles

New NC State research suggests some nonprofits may better serve their constituents by partnering with public institutions in order to navigate bureaucracy and access services more efficiently.

Mar 14, 2019  |  NC State News

How To Pick The Right Thrift Store For All The Stuff That Didn’t Spark Joy

Now that Marie Kondo has convinced you to tidy up, what do you do with all that stuff? Public administration professor Amanda Stewart has answers.

Feb 4, 2019

Diversity in Law Enforcement: 5 Questions With Raleigh’s Chief of Police

Raleigh's police chief and NC State alumna Cassandra Deck-Brown says diversity and community engagement are keys to effective policing.

Oct 3, 2018  |  NC State News

Study: Widely Used Nonprofit Efficiency Tool Doesn’t Work

Research from NC State public administration scholars finds that the tool most often used to assess the efficiency of nonprofit organizations isn’t just inaccurate – it can actually be negatively correlated with efficiency.

Sep 26, 2018  |  The Conversation

In the News: Federal Funding For Higher Ed Comes With Strings Attached, But is Still Worth It

An opinion piece in "The Conversation" by NC State Public Administration Professor Jason Coupet says while federal funding for higher ed comes with strings attached, it's still worth it.

Sep 13, 2018  |  CNN

In the News: How Coastal Development and Climate Change Are Making Hurricanes More Costly

CNN interviewed NC State professor of public policy Tom Birkland, an expert in policies related to disasters, about how to balance the risk of hurricane hazards against increased development in coastal areas.

Jun 21, 2018  |  Science Magazine

Trump’s Plan to Reshuffle Government Strikes Familiar Notes

President Donald Trump has proposed reorganizing parts of the federal government in ways that sound very familiar to those who follow U.S. science policy, including NC State social scientist Jennifer Kuzma, who directs the Genetic Engineering and Society Center. Science Magazine asked her to comment.

Jun 20, 2018

Why Research Methods Matter

Research methods matter, especially in the government and nonprofit sectors, where an estimated 40 percent of the nation’s economic resources are devoted to the pursuit of quality of life gains. NC State Public Administration scholar RaJade Berry-James and co-author Susan Gooden's new book addresses the essential skills needed for real world decision-making and evaluation.