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Academics of PA focuses on the individuals and research that comprise the field of public administration.

Academics of PA focuses on the individuals and research that comprise the field of public administration.
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United States

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Academics of PA focuses on the individuals and research that comprise the field of public administration.

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English

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Episodes

5 - Camilla Stivers on the Right Answers, Paradigms, and Having an Impact

4/18/2019
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On this episode, join Bruce and Josie for an interview with Dr. Camilla Stivers from Cleveland State University. Dr. Stivers talks about her experience working with community health organizations and decision to pursue a PhD and an academic career. She also talks about the importance of asking the big questions and finding the right answers, having an impact on the field of public administration, and her decision to become a theorist. References from the Show: Gibson Burrell and Gareth...

Duration:00:53:22

4 - Rosemary O'Leary on the Creative Urge, Appreciation, and Doing Your Own Thing

4/4/2019
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On this episode, join Bruce and Josie for an interview with Dr. Rosemary O'Leary from the University of Kansas. Dr. O'Leary talks about her experience as a public manager and how she decided to pursue a career in public administration. She also talks about the need to appreciate other areas and methodologies of research and the importance of asking questions before committing to a project. References from the Show: Rosemary O'Leary. (2019). The Ethics of Dissent: Managing Guerilla...

Duration:00:56:44

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

3/21/2019
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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. References from the Show: Donald Kettl (2013). System Under Stress: The Challenge to the 21st Century Governance.Donald...

Duration:00:57:15

2 - James Perry on Twins, Taking Risks, and Work-Life Balance

3/7/2019
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On this episode, join Bruce and Josie for an interview with Dr. James Perry from Indiana University. Dr. Perry talks about the public service motivation instilled in him by his parents and how his twin brother provided a connection to the practice of public administration that informed his research. He also talks about the difficulty of maintaining work-life balance and the importance of taking risks in careers and research. References from the Show: John Perry, (2010). Blueprint for...

Duration:00:59:23

1 - Who Gave Us Microphones?

2/16/2019
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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. Subscribe to Academics of PA today! New episodes drop every other Thursday. Follow the podcast on Twitter: @AcademicsofPA Follow the hosts on Twitter: Bruce McDonald:...

Duration:00:25:53