SPAA Faculty & Staff Highlights: Academic Year 2022-2023
- Ariane Chebel d'Appollonia, professor, analyzes why and how various ethnoracial groups proactively and instrumentally use different forms of violence to achieve their goals in her newest book, Violent America: The Dynamics of Identity Politics in a Multiracial Society.
- Diane Hill, assistant professor of professional practice, wrapped up work with a team on The New Jersey Healthcare Essential Worker Outreach and Education Study – Testing Overlooked Occupations (NJ HEROES TOO) project which focused on overlooked essential workers in COVID-19 conversations.
- Jiahuan Lu, associate professor, received the 2022 RGK-ARNOVA President's Award, from the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), which encourages innovative, foundational research in the field of nonprofit and philanthropic studies.
+ Lu was named an associate editor of Public Performance & Management Review.
- Lindsey McDougle, associate professor, received the 2022 University of Maryland (UMD) Do Good Institute & ARNOVA Global Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership Award, from the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), which encourages innovative, path-breaking research in the field of “global philanthropy or global nonprofit leadership."
+ McDougle was named an associate editor of the Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly (NVSQ).
- Suzanne Piotrowski, professor, examines the Open Government Partnership's successful role in international public sector reform in her newest book, The Power of Partnership in Open Government: Reconsidering Multistakeholder Governance Reform.
- Gregory Porumbescu, associate professor, presents a multilayered look at transparency in his newest book, Government Transparency: State of the Art and New Perspectives.
- Miyeon Song, assistant professor, and Gregg Van Ryzin, professor and interim dean, served on the organization committee of the 2022 SNU GSPA-Rutgers SPAA International Conference, sponsored jointly by the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at Rutgers University–Newark and the Graduate School of Public Administration (GSPA) at Seoul National University (SNU), held Nov. 4-7, 2022 on the Rutgers-Newark campus.
- Kareem Willis (BA'16, MPA'17, PhD'22) joined Rutgers SPAA as a presidential postdoctoral fellow.
- Pengju Zhang, assistant professor, was named an associate editor (for outreach) at Public Performance & Management Review.