Academics of PA
Will Hatcher and Bruce McDonald on “The Public Affairs Faculty Manual”

Will Hatcher and Bruce McDonald on “The Public Affairs Faculty Manual”

April 10, 2020

On this episode,join our special guest host Staci Zavattaro from the University of Central Florida as she interviews Will and Bruce about their new book, The Public Affairs Faculty Manual.

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Hannah Lebovits and Donta Council on The PhD Experience

Hannah Lebovits and Donta Council on The PhD Experience

October 31, 2019

On this episode, join Josie and Will for a conversation with Hannah Lebovits from Cleveland State University and Donta Council from Old Dominion University and American University. Hannah and Donta will talk about their experience as Ph.D. students in public administration, their efforts to engage the field, and the needs that Ph.D. students in today's society face.

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Craig Maher on Political Office, Choosing an Academic Career, and…Cats

Craig Maher on Political Office, Choosing an Academic Career, and…Cats

August 29, 2019

On this episode, join Will and Bruce for an interview with Dr. Craig Maher from the University of Nebraska Omaha. Dr. Maher talks about his experience as a public administration scholar while also serving on a local city council and the practicality of the politics-administration dichotomy for local officials and the challenge that has for public administration educators. He also discusses his path into a PhD, public administration as a discipline, and becoming a public budgeting and finance scholar despite having taken no coursework in the area.

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Teresa Gerton on NAPA, Helping Governments, and the Big Questions of PA

Teresa Gerton on NAPA, Helping Governments, and the Big Questions of PA

May 16, 2019

Join Bruce and Will for a conversation with Teresa Gerton from the National Academy of Public Administration. Teresa discusses the history and mission of the National Academy of Public Administration and the ongoing work that the academy does for governments throughout the United States. She also talks about the academy's "Grand Challenges."

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Donald Kettl on Trust in Government, Lice, and Having No Plan

Donald Kettl on Trust in Government, Lice, and Having No Plan

March 20, 2019

Join Bruce and Will in this episode as they talk with Dr. Donald Kettl from the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Kettl talks about his writing process and having no academic career plan, instead choosing projects that are both fun for him and useful for practitioners. He also talks about issues of trust in government and how the issue of trust may be one of perspective.

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Who Gave Us Microphones?

Who Gave Us Microphones?

February 16, 2019

On the first episode of "Academics of PA," Bruce, Will, and Josie discuss the origins of the podcast and what they hope it will achieve. We seek out to explore the people behind the research and publications that have defined public administration in order to understand their processes and motivations. 

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