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Dr. Blue Wooldridge Co-Authors Study; Moderates Panels at ASPA Conference
Blue Wooldridge, D.P.A., professor of public administration, recently coauthored, “Re-thinking Connection in Online Education: M.P.A. Student Perceptions of Transactional Presence" and also moderated two panels at the annual conference of the American Society for Public Administration.
Dr. Robyn McDougle Quoted in Huffington Post
Robyn McDougle, Ph.D., associate professor of Criminal Justice, was quoted in the Huffington Post on March 31 in an article about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s gun policies. She provided historical context for the creation of Project Exile, which was launched by the U.S. Attorney’s office in Richmond in the mid-1990s.
Dr. Kathryn L. Howell Publishes Article
Kathryn L. Howell, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Urban and Regional Studies Program, has published an article in the Journal of Planning Theory and Practice. The article, “Planning for empowerment: Upending the traditional approach to planning for affordable housing in the face of gentrification,” uses the case of housing and community development in Washington, D.C., to explore the interplay between multiple sites of planning that have interacted over the past 40 years.
John S. Mahoney Jr. Co-authors Article
John S. Mahoney Jr., Ph.D., assistant dean for undergraduate academic affairs, coauthored an article, “The Road to Hell: Neutralization of Killing in War,” with Paul G. Kooistra, which appeared in the journal "Deviant Behavior". The article explores how societies convince citizens to kill strangers and risk their own lives on the battlefield. Read the article.
Wilder School Spotlight: Susan ‘Su’ Williams
If you don’t know Su Williams, then you haven’t met the maestro. For nearly a decade, Williams has served as the senior fiscal manager at the Wilder School where her work touches nearly every aspect of the school’s academic ensemble.