HPS Research Seminars

HPS holds a monthly research seminar series during the academic year for faculty to present their groundbreaking research. A full schedule can be found below when the events are posted.



Chester A. Newland Public Administration Colloquium Series

Spring 2023

Department of Public Administration University of North Texas

Time: 1 – 2 p.m.

Place: Chilton Hall 245



Jan. 27

“When the Bough Breaks: Urban From and Social Control in Belarus.”
Dr. Nathan Hutson

Feb. 3

“An Analysis of Parks, Open Spaces and Trees as Urban Infrastructure: The View and Usage of Urban Spaces to Enhance Healthy Living.”
Ojonugwa Emmanuel - 2nd year Ph.D. student (Advisor: Dr. Fischer)

“What matters the most? Understanding the factors for voluntary compliance to fight the next pandemic with evidence from the case of South Korea.”
Inwhan Lee - 3rd year Ph.D. candidate (Advisor: Dr. Bland)

Feb. 10

“After the Killing of Atatiana Jefferson: Black Stakeholder Experiences Within a Municipal Listening Structure.”
Dr. Ashley E. English, Assistant Professor, Department of Strategic Communication, Texas Christian University

Feb. 17

““Do I belong here? Evaluating the Purpose of Undergraduate Education.”
Dr. Laura Keyes & Dr. Lauren A. Fischer

March 3

“Working Together: The Impact of Merging Continuums of Care on Homelessness and Homeless Services.”
Dr. Andrew Sullivan, Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida

March 24

"The Collaborative Governance of Local Governments in Metropolitan Regions on Distributional Equity."
Min Kim - 3rd year Ph.D. candidate (Advisor: Dr. Collins)

“Effect of Network Characteristics on Network Performance: Analysis of Permanent Supportive Housing Service disparity in Homeless Networks.”
Jenisa RC - 3rd year Ph.D. candidate (Advisor: Dr. Jang) 

“Municipal Charter Change and Local Financial Standing.”
Kingsley Ukwandi - 4th year Ph.D. candidate (Advisor: Dr. Andrew)

April 14

“Publishing roundtable”
Co-sponsored by HPS Research Associate Dean


The Chester Newland Public Administration Colloquium Series is coordinated by Dr. Hee Soun Jang in consultation with the faculty in the Department of Public Administration. Please email any inquiries to HeeSoun.Jang@unt.edu.