Publications of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Public Policy and Leadership faculty. This department was founded in 2016, and replaces the School of Environmental & Public Affairs.

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Submissions from 2015

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Using participatory system dynamics in environmental and sustainability dialogues, Paula Antunes, Krystyna A. Stave, Nuno Videira, and Rui Santos

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"I need to check with corporate", Dana L. Bickmore

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A Case Study of Middle Grades Leadership in a Conversion Charter School, Dana L. Bickmore and Margaret Mary Sulentic Dowel

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“The Big Mo”: The Early Days of Housing Policy Debate, Karen A. Danielsen

Change of demographic and its impact on HR, Yeonsoo Kim

Holacracy : Myth or Truth?, Yeonsoo Kim

HR Trend and Forecast in US, Yeonsoo Kim

Learning Agility, Yeonsoo Kim

Maternity leave in United States, Yeonsoo Kim

Use of Career One Stop and Career Network in US, Yeonsoo Kim

Selecting and Retaining High Quality Teachers, Jerri Mausbach and James R. Crawford

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Reflections on Peer Mentoring for Ongoing Professional Development in System Dynamics, George P. Richardson, Laura Black, M Deegan, N Ghaffarzadegan, D Greer, H Kim, L Luna-Reyes, R MacDonald, E Rich, Krystyna A. Stave, N Zimmerman, and D Andersen

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System dynamics for environmental applications, Krystyna A. Stave

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A System Dynamics Approach for Examining Mechanisms and Pathways of Food Supply Vulnerability, Krystyna A. Stave and Birgit Kopainsky

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Guest Editor’s Introduction: The Promise of Charter Schools, Margaret Mary Sulentic Dowell and Dana Bickmore

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The New Public Service? Empirical Research on Job Choice Motivation in the Nonprofit Sector, Jessica K. A. Word and Sung Min Park

Submissions from 2013

Talent Selection and Talent Identification, Yeonsoo Kim

Submissions from 2010

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Disturbance and plant succession in the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts of the American southwest, Scott R. Abella

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Exotic species, Scott R. Abella

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Native species interactions with red brome: Suggestions for burn-area revegetation, Scott R. Abella

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Renewable energy projects in southwestern deserts – Update on our involvement, Scott R. Abella

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Survey of resource managers completed on monitoring and management actions for rare plants in Arizona and Nevada, Scott R. Abella

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Thinning pine plantations to reestablish oak openings species in northwestern Ohio, Scott R. Abella

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Undergraduate and graduate programs in environmental science at UNLV, Scott R. Abella

Using a terrestrial ecosystem survey to estimate the historical density of ponderosa pine trees in northern Arizona, Scott R. Abella, Charles W. Denton, David G. Brewer, Wayne A. Robbie, Rory W. Steinke, and W. Wallace Covington

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Evaluating efficacy of restoration techniques, Keys View Road reconstruction, Joshua Tree National Park, California, U.S.A, Scott R. Abella and E. Cayenne Engel

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Trying to beat the brome: Understanding establishment thresholds and choosing competitive native species at Parashant National Monument, Scott R. Abella and E. Cayenne Engel

Factors affecting exotic annual plant cover and richness along roadsides in the Eastern Mojave Desert, USA, Donovan J. Craig, Jill E. Craig, Scott R. Abella, and Cheryl H. Vanier

Live work play: New perspectives on the downtown rebound, Karen A. Danielsen and Robert E. Lang

Policy typology and performance measurement: Results from the Program Assessment Rating Tool (PART), Thomas J. Greitens and M. Ernita Joaquin

Determinants of program performance: Results from OMBs PART analysis, M. Ernita Joaquin

The Responsible Contract Manager: Protecting the Public Interest in an Outsourced World, M. Ernita Joaquin

Nanotechnology, risk, and oversight: Learning lessons from related emerging technologies., John Kuzma and Susanna Hornig Priest

City-county consolidation: A case study of Carson City, Nevada, Anna Lukemeyer

Enhancing potential for integrated catchment management in New Zealand: a multi-scalar, strategic perspective, Ali Memon, Brett D. M. Painter, and Edward P. Weber

What matters to citizens living near the Nevada Test Site, Helen R. Neill

The Effects of personnel reform systems on Georgia state employees’ attitudes: An empirical analysis from a principal-agent theoretical perspective, Sung Min Park

Risk perceptions starting to shift? U.S. citizens are forming opinions about nanotechnology, Susanna Hornig Priest, Ted Greenhalgh, and Victoria Kramer

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A Question of investment: Is prevention worth the price?, Scott B. Smith and Christine G. Springer

Building a national GIS for the Federated States of Micronesia: Nurturing capacity for marine and terrestrial conservation, William J. Smith

Collaborative environmental research with Native American nations: The role of history, culture, and science, William J. Smith

Achieving community preparedness post-Katrina, Christine G. Springer

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Making the most of opportunities during a recession, Christine G. Springer

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Pay it forward: Career advice from an ASPA member, Christine G. Springer

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Strategic recovery requires leadership, Christine G. Springer

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Participatory system dynamics modeling for sustainable environmental management: Observations from four cases, Krystyna Anne Stave

Assessing the effect of systems simulations on systems understanding in undergraduate environmental science courses, Krystyna Anne Stave and Heather Skaza

How do we measure systems thinking and learning?, Krystyna Anne Stave and Heather J. Skaza

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Land surface brightness temperature modeling using solar insolation, Haroon Stephen, Sajjad Ahmad, and Thomas C. Piechota

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Relating surface backscatter response from TRMM precipitation radar to soil moisture: Results over a semi-arid region, Haroon Stephen, Sajjad Ahmad, Thomas C. Piechota, and Chunling Tang

Bigger isn’t better: Corruption in urban counties, Christopher Stream and Josie Gatti

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Risky business: Effectiveness of state market-based health programs, Christopher Stream and Nathan Myers

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The Hall of Fame for Great Americans: Organizational comatosis or hibernation, William N. Thompson and M. Ernita Joaquin

Overcoming obstacles to collaborative water governance: moving toward sustainability in New Zealand, Edward P. Weber and Ali Memon

Submissions from 2009

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ENV 492 undergraduate research symposium, Scott R. Abella

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Post-fire plant recovery in the Mojave and Sonoran Desert of western North America, Scott R. Abella

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Progress in strategic research areas, Scott R. Abella

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Smoke-cued emergence in plant species of Ponderosa Pine forests: Contrasting greenhouse and field results, Scott R. Abella

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Synthesis completed of post-fire recovery of native perennials in the Mojave, Sonoran Deserts, Scott R. Abella

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Tree canopy types constrain plant distributions in Ponderosa Pine- Gambel Oak Forests, Northern Arizona, Scott R. Abella

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Spatial variation in reference conditions: Historical tree density and pattern on a Pinus ponderosa landscape, Scott R. Abella and Charles W. Denton

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Heat and smoke effects on red brome soil seed banks, Scott R. Abella and E. Cayenne Engel

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Early post-fire plant establishment on a Mojave Desert burn, Scott R. Abella, E. Cayenne Engel, Christina L. Lund, and Jessica E. Spencer

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Using a diverse seed mix to establish native plants on a Sonoran Desert burn, Scott R. Abella, John L. Gunn, Mark L. Daniels, Judith D. Springer, and Susan E. Nyoka

A systematic review of species performance and treatment effectiveness for revegetation in the Mojave Desert, USA, Scott R. Abella and Alice C. Newton

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Assessing an exotic plant surveying program in the Mojave Desert, Clark County, Nevada, USA, Scott R. Abella, Jessica E. Spencer, Joshua Hoines, and Carrie Nazarchyk

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Planting trials in northern Arizona ponderosa pine forests, Scott R. Abella and Judith D. Springer

Estimating soil moisture using remote sensing data: A machine learning approach, Sajjad Ahmad, Ajay Kalra, and Haroon Stephen

Political culture and online access to state and county budgets, Thomas J. Greitens, M. Ernita Joaquin, E. Lee Bernick, and Josie Gatti

Bureaucratic adaptation and the politics of multiple principals in policy implementation, M. Ernita Joaquin

Contracting and networking: Some notes on decision making, M. Ernita Joaquin and Thomas J. Greitens

Presidential policy initiatives and agency compliance: Organizational adaptation to A-76., M. Ernita Joaquin and Thomas J. Greitens

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Network governance and health care policy, M. Ernita Joaquin and Nathan Meyers

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A Topography of federal employees and agencies: Examining and evaluating organizational effectiveness and performance, M. Ernita Joaquin and Sung Min Park

Evaluating changes and estimating seasonal precipitation for Colorado River Basins using nonparametric density estimation, Ajay Kalra, Sajjad Ahmad, and Haroon Stephen

Understanding public support for stem cell research: Media communication, interpersonal communication and trust in key actors, Hui Liu and Susanna Hornig Priest

No more "business as usual": Addressing climate change through constructive engagement., Edward Maibach and Susanna Hornig Priest

Impact of weather modification and land cover change on streamflow, C. Moser, Haroon Stephen, Glenn A. Tootle, and Thomas C. Piechota

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An Examination of rural residents’ perceptions of environmental activities at the Nevada Test Site: Results of a mail questionnaire 2008 – 2009, Helen R. Neill

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Sustainability and uranium production: Lessons from the dismal science and beyond, Helen R. Neill

Stigmatized property values: A tale of two neighborhoods, Helen R. Neill and Djeto D. Assane

Shallow buried transuranic waste: A comparison of remediation alternatives at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Helen R. Neill and Robert H. Neill

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Rural communities and awareness of DOE environmental management programs at the Nevada Test Site: Do outreach efforts matter?, Helen R. Neill, K. K. Snyder, and Janet Ward

New public management and post-NPM reform drivers: An empirical analysis of two competing and complementing values among U.S. federal employees, Sung Min Park

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Motivated to serve: An empirical examination of motivation and consequences in the public and nonprofit organizations, Sung Min Park and Jessica Word

Working across the divide: Job involvement in the public and nonprofit sectors, Sung Min Park and Jessica Word

Relating backscatter from TRMM precipitation radar to surface soil moisture over a semi-arid region, Thomas C. Piechota, Haroon Stephen, and Sajjad Ahmad

Curiouser and curiouser, Susanna Hornig Priest

Risk communication for nanobiotechnology: To whom, about what, and why?, Susanna Hornig Priest