Friday, October 25, 2013

Brown Bag Lecture Series Continues November 8

On Friday, November 8, the Department of Public Affairs and Sociology will continue its 2013 Nonprofit Management and Leadership Brown Bag Lecture Series with a presentation by Dr. Laurie Paarlberg from Texas A&M University.

Dr. Paarlberg, an associate professor in the Bush School of Government and Public Service, will give a talk titled: “Crowded Field or Evidence of Philanthropic Captial? An exploration of the impact of organizational density on United Way campaigns.”  The presentation is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. in the Irving Hoch Seminar Room in Green Hall (GR 3.606).

Organized by Dr. Young-Joo Lee, an assistant professor in Public Affairs, the lecture series allows students to meet and connect with scholars from across the United States.

“The Brown Bag lectures will provide great opportunities to meet renowned scholars and learn about current issues in the field of nonprofit management and leadership,” Dr. Lee said.

Future talks will be conducted by Dr. Doug Goodman and Dr. Paul Battaglio, both from UT Dallas.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Dr. Sabharwal Speaks on Public Administration in South Asia

Dr. Meghna Sabharwal, assistant professor in public affairs, recently traveled to India as part of a National Science Foundation grant funding a study of migration patterns among academic scientists and engineers.

She also has been busy giving lectures on public administration in South Asia. Sabharwal co-edited a new book, "Public Administration in South Asia: India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan," which compiles the work of leading scholars to provide a comprehensive analysis of the public administration settings in that area of the world. 

She recently gave a lecture on the topic in New Dehli. Read more.