Public Service Research Brown Bag Series

2016-2017 Series

Please join us to learn and and to support the scholarly efforts of faculty and students in the College of Public Service.  These informal brown-bag seminars are a great chance to get new ideas, meet new collaborators, and enjoy collegial time together.  Bring your lunch!

In the table below, AWC refers to Avon Williams Campus (TSU's downtown campus at 10th Ave. N and Charlotte Ave).

Contact  |  Dr. Meg Streams  |  Dept. of Public Administration
Archive of past series

Fall 16 talks  Spring 17 talks


Friday, Sept. 23, 2016  12pm - 1pm   | Room 203, AWC

-- Ali Winters, Assistant Professor of Social Work  |  "Mental illness in solitary confinement:  what can we do?"


Friday Oct. 7, 2016  12pm - 1pm   | Room 203, AWC
Preview of Southeastern Conference for Public Administration (SECoPA) presentations (12-15 min. each)

-- Robert Marioni, doctoral student in public administration and Meg Streams, Assoc. Professor of Public Administration  |  "Closing a tax gap? State-level policy responses to employee misclassification"
-- Anthony Campbell, Asst. Professor of Public Administration (new faculty member)  |  "Knowing your role: how role understanding impacts civic engagement behavior in local government"
-- Kyujin Jung, Asst. Professor of Public Administration  |  "Political homophily: overlooked stories in emergency management"

Friday Oct. 21, 2016 12pm - 1pm | Room 203, AWC

-- Kyujin Jung, Asst. Professor of Public Administration  |  "Mapping empathic networks and leaders on social media: Research design and strategies" (special workshop; students and faculty welcome)


Friday, Nov. 4, 2016  12pm - 1pm  |  Room 203, AWC

-- Ken Chilton, Asst. Professor of Public Administration  |  "The role of policy in neighborhood change: gentrification and displacement in Nashville, Tennessee"

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2016 12pm - 2pm  | 4th Floor Suite F conference room, AWC | RSVP requested to Dr. Jung

- Kyujin Jung, Asst. Professor of Public Administration  |  SPECIAL HANDS-ON WORKSHOP - Social network analysis and social media analytics; bring your laptop; RSVP requested to Dr. Jung

DECEMBER 2016 | No brown bag seminar
JANUARY 2017 | No brown bag seminar


Friday, February 17, 2017 12pm - 1pm  | Room 202, AWC

-- Ashley E. English, Assist. Professor of Strategic Communication, Texas Christian University (bio)  |  "Megachurches and economic development: an avenue for stakeholder engagement and reputation management"

MARCH 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017 12pm - 1pm  |  Room TBD, AWC

-- Jay Hedgpeth, Assoc. Professor of Social Work | "Faculty perceptions of factors influencing student success versus students' perceptions "

APRIL 2017

Friday, April 4, 2017 12pm - 1pm  |  Training Room 2, AWC

-- Monique McCallister and Kimberly King-Jupiter, Division of Research & Sponsored Programs | Information session for students and faculty on new TSU Human Subjects Research Training process

Friday, April 28, 2017 12pm - 1pm  | Room TBD, AWC

-- Alex Sekwat (Public Administration), "A Case Study of ICT Deployment in Kenya's Electoral Process" - presented April 2017 at the Midwest Political Sciences Association conference in Chicago

-- Ken Chilton (Public Administration), sharing his work with Anthony Campbell (Public Administration): "Valuing Advocacy Scholarship in the Academy" - presented at Urban Affairs Association conference April 2017 in Minneapolis

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