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