Public Service Research Brown Bag Series

2017-2018 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 17 talks  Spring 18 talks


Friday, Oct. 13, 2017  12pm - 1pm   | Training Room 1, AWC

Southeastern Conference for Public Administration (SECoPA) talks from...

|| Anthony Campbell , Asst. Professor of Public Administration || "Airbnb & local governments: How the residential sharing economy is disrupting home rule"

|| Julie Roberts, doctoral candidate and Meg Streams, Assoc. Professor of Public Administration || "Connecting the dots: city officials' perceptions of community assets and collaboration"


Friday, Nov. 17, 2017  12pm - 1pm  |  Training Room 1, AWC

|| Wa'ed Alshoubaki, doctoral candidate, Public Administration (successfully defended dissertation on Sept. 6, 2017) || "Comparative analysis of the impact of receiving Syrian refugees: a focus on Jordan and Germany"

DECEMBER 2017 | No brown bag seminar
JANUARY 2018 | No brown bag seminar


Friday, February 16, 2018 12pm - 1pm  | Training Room 1, AWC

|| Ali Winters, Asst. Professor of Social Work || "Targets, Treatments, & Ethics: Providing Care in Solitary Confinement"

MARCH 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018 12pm - 1pm  |  Training Room 2, AWC

|| Brian Heuser, Asst. Professor of the Practice, Dept. of Leadership, Policy & Organizations, Vanderbilt Peabody College (bio) || "A National Study of Global Health & International Nutrition Perceptions: How U.S. Political, Religious, Social Conservatives, and the General Population Respond to Global Health & Nutrition Issues

APRIL 2018

Friday, April  6, 2018 12pm - 1pm Room 203, AWC

|| Alex Sekwat, Professor of Public Administration and Associate Dean, Graduate School || "An Assessment of Admission Criteria on Student Success in a MPA Program"

Friday, April 13, 2018 12pm - 1pm Training Room 1, AWC

|| Ken Chilton, Asst. Professor of Public Administration || "The impact of single-family rental REITS on regional housing markets: a case study of Nashville, TN"

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