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.

Upcoming Research Events



Chester A. Newland Public Administration Colloquium Series

Fall 2023

Department of Public Administration University of North Texas


Time: Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Place: Chilton Hall 245



Sept. 8

“Repairing Dallas: Leveraging data to improve housing quality.”
Ashley Flores, Senior Director, Child Poverty Action Lab

Sept. 22

“An Equitable Transition to Clean School Buses – The Role of Industry Support Networks.”
Dr. Linlang He, Assistant Professor, PADM, UNT

Oct. 6

Title TBD
Dr. Jessica Lightbourne, Assistant Professor, UNT at Dallas

Oct. 13

(ABFM conference prep)

“Redistributive Effects of Non-Profit Spending in 41 Texas Cities.”
Edmund Poku, PADM Ph.D. student (Advisor: Dr. Robert Bland)

“Organizational capacity to respond to disasters: Relationship between disaster experience and financial capability.”
Inwhan Lee, PADM Ph.D. student (Advisor: Dr. Simon Andrew)

Oct. 20

“Local government slack resource and expenditure stabilization.”
Dr. Youngjoo Park, Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico

Nov. 3

(ARNOVA conference prep)

“Analyzing Joint Effect of Network and Community Attributes on Network Performance.”
Jintak Kim, PADM Ph.D. student (Advisor: Dr. Hee Soun Jang)

“Collaborative Governance Performance: Analysis of Permanent Supportive Housing Service in Continuum of Care Homeless Networks.”
Jenisa RC, PADM Ph.D. student (Advisor: Dr. Hee Soun Jang)

“Nonprofit resiliency in homeless services during the early pandemic.”
Sara Ford, PADM Ph.D. student (Advisor: Dr. Hee Soun Jang)


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.