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Mary Feeney on Falling into Public Administration

Mary Feeney on Falling into Public Administration

June 10, 2021

Join Josie for a conversation with Dr. Mary Feeney, editor-in-chief of the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory and professor from Arizona State University. Dr. Feeney talks about her experience of finding academia and the belief that a degree is the way to a better life. She also talks about her experiences in undergraduate and graduate school as a first generation student, the challenges that presented, and how she works to mentor students to help them overcome similar situations. Finally, she talks about the path to becoming an editor the responsibility that comes with the position.

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John Diamond and Jeremy Hall on the Review Process and the Challenge it Poses for Publishing

John Diamond and Jeremy Hall on the Review Process and the Challenge it Poses for Publishing

December 10, 2020

Bruce talks with Dr. John Diamond from Edge Hill University and co-editor-in-chief of Teaching Public Administration and Jeremy Hall from University of Central Florida and co-editor-in-chief of Public Administration Review. Drs. Diamond and Hall discuss the review process of academic journal and the challenges that academic publishing is experiencing with that process. They also discuss the role and responsibility of the review and how the overall process can be improved.

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Jeremy Hall on Publishing, Networking, and PAR

Jeremy Hall on Publishing, Networking, and PAR

May 7, 2020

Josie and Bruce talk with Dr. Jeremy Hall from the University of Central Florida. Dr. Hall discusses his experience choosing public administration and an academic career and his approach to networking within the field. He also discusses his role as co-editor of Public Administration Review, the mechanics of managing a journal, and what editors wish we knew.

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Donald Moynihan and Pamela Herd on Collaborations, Work-Life Balance, and Portfolios of Research

Donald Moynihan and Pamela Herd on Collaborations, Work-Life Balance, and Portfolios of Research

March 26, 2020

On this episode, join Bruce for an interview with Drs. Pamela Herd and Donald Moynihan from Georgetown University. Drs. Herd and Moynihan talk about their experience working together and finding collaborations for research. They also discuss the the importance of a research agenda that is both exploitative and exploratory in nature, as well as the challenge of the publishing timeline and the difficulty of work-life balance.

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Alasdair Roberts on Intellectual History, Temporal Horizons, and Writing Books

Alasdair Roberts on Intellectual History, Temporal Horizons, and Writing Books

March 12, 2020

Join Josie and Bruce for a conversation with Dr. Alasdair Roberts from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Dr. Roberts discusses the importance of taking a historical perspective for the field of public administration and how we can do a better job incorporating that perspective into our research. He also discusses the value of studying law for public administrators, his process to writing books, and the challenges international scholars face when publishing in academic journals.

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Stephen Kleinschmit on MPAC, JPNA, and the New Academic Class

Stephen Kleinschmit on MPAC, JPNA, and the New Academic Class

May 2, 2019

Join Bruce and Josie for a conversation with Dr. Stephen Kleinschmit from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Kleinschmit discusses his decision to establish the Midwest Public Affairs Conference and the Journal of Public and Nonprofit Affairs and what it took to get them started. He also talks about his academic career and the decision to leave a tenure-track position for a position that fulfills his needs and what academic careers look like for the new academic class.

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