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Portland Public Schools: Building the Framework for Boundary Review Portland Public Schools: Building the Framework for Boundary Review
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Future of WorkSource - Oregon Employment Department Future of WorkSource - Oregon Employment Department
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Sustainable Municipal Operations
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Honing students' critical thinking Honing students' critical thinking
In this video Dr. Mark Leymon from Criminology & Criminal Justice answers a common question posed by students in the social sciences: "Why do I have to take a course in research methods if I'm never going to be a scientist?" Dr. Leymon explains how courses like CCJ 380 Criminal Justice Research help people understand the proper role of science, helps them become critical consumers of knowledge, and fosters the develop of applied skills that are attractive to employers.
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Budgeting for Local Governments & Communities Budgeting for Local Governments & Communities
Authored by: Douglas F. Morgan, Portland State University; Kent S. Robinson, Portland State University; Dennis R. Strachota; James A. Hough. Budgeting for Local Governments and Communities is designed as the primary textbook for a quarter or semester-long course in public budgeting and finance in an MPA program.
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Three Cities Fire and Emergency Services Project Three Cities Fire and Emergency Services Project
The Center for Public Service worked with Fairview, Troutdale and Wood Village ("Three Cities") to analyze the services provided under the Gresham Fire and Emergency Services IGA. The purpose of this project was threefold: To understand the operational, financial and revenue realities that structure fire/EMS service for the Three Cities (Fairview, Troutdale and Wood Village); to propose alternatives and options for service delivery to the Three Cities ("Menu of Options); and to help the Three Cities diligently prepare for future service delivery arrangements for fire/EMS services.
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E-Policing: The Value of Police Websites for Citizen Empowered Participation E-Policing: The Value of Police Websites for Citizen Empowered Participation
Authored by: Matthew A. Jones and Melchor C. de Guzman. This chapter provides a bridge between e-government research related to websites and the study of police organizations and strategy.
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Using Web 2.0 as a Community Policing Strategy: An Examination of the United States Municipal Police Departments Using Web 2.0 as a Community Policing Strategy: An Examination of the United States Municipal Police Departments
Authored by: Matthew A. Jones, Melchor C. de Guzman, and Korni Swaroop Kumar. In a digital age, people are increasingly interacting socially via web platforms. This digital interaction includes governments, which can interact with the citizens in their society to co-produce effective responses to criminal activity. This book chapter examines the level and type of participation among municipal police departments using social media and web resources.
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E-Policing: Environmental and Organizational Correlates of Website Features and Characteristics Among Large Police Departments in the United States of America E-Policing: Environmental and Organizational Correlates of Website Features and Characteristics Among Large Police Departments in the United States of America
Authored by: Jones, Matt and de Guzman, Melchor. Increasingly, information technology has pervaded the provision of services by police agencies in the United States. The authors' research has isolated the factors that contribute to the adoption of e-government practices by large municipal police agencies in the United States.
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Project Management Toolkit: A strategic approach to new local governance Project Management Toolkit: A strategic approach to new local governance
Authored by: Nishishiba, M., Ingle, M., Tsukamoto, H., & Kobayashi, M. This bilingual English/Japanese book is a product of a training program for managers from Japanese municipal government funded by Tokyo Foundation.
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The concept of trustworthiness: A cross-cultural comparison between Japanese and U.S. business people The concept of trustworthiness: A cross-cultural comparison between Japanese and U.S. business people
Authored by: Nishishiba, Masami and Ritchie, L. David. A card sorting procedure was used to explore the structure of Japanese and American business people's concept of trustworthiness.
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Explicating factors that foster civic engagement among students Explicating factors that foster civic engagement among students
Authored by: Nishishiba, M., Nelson, H. T., & Shinn, C. This paper investigates many facets of civic engagement by disaggregating how undergraduates conceptualize civic engagement as well as defining variables predicting greater student involvement in political, social and community affairs.
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Capacity building for the common good: PSU’s interdisciplinary minor in civic leadership. Capacity building for the common good: PSU’s interdisciplinary minor in civic leadership.
Authored by: Nishishiba, Masami & Kecskes, Kevin. This article discusses the history, structure, and roles of academic and community partners associated with the Civic Leadership minor, and elaborates the philosophical foundation of the interdisciplinary curriculum that aims to build student capacity for the common good.
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Local Government Diversity Initiatives in Oregon: An Exploratory Study Local Government Diversity Initiatives in Oregon: An Exploratory Study
Authored by: Nishishiba, Masami. This study catalogues types of diversity activities conducted by local governments and identifies key factors in the development and successful implementation of diversity initiatives.
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Economic Value of Retirement Benefits for Archetypal Public Sector Retirees in OR, WA, and ID Economic Value of Retirement Benefits for Archetypal Public Sector Retirees in OR, WA, and ID
This study selects three public service occupations-- accountant, K-12 teacher, and state trooper/police officer – commonly found in three Northwest states and their three largest cities (Portland, Seattle, and Boise.) Key assumptions were made to allow “apples-to-apples” comparisons of the retirement benefits of current and future retirees, both within and between each system.
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Strategic Assessment of OCE/DOC Work and Related Programs Strategic Assessment of OCE/DOC Work and Related Programs
The Oregon Corrections Enterprises (OCE), a self-supporting and semi-independent agency of the State of Oregon reporting to the Director of the Department of Corrections (DOC), signed an agreement with the Center for Public Service to conduct a strategic assessment in early 2012.
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Total Employer Cost of Compensation Study - Phase 2.0 Total Employer Cost of Compensation Study - Phase 2.0
In the spring and summer of 2012 the State of Oregon commissioned a study from Portland State University’s Center for Public Service to examine the single biggest cost of most government jurisdictions: personnel costs. Working closely with the League of Oregon Cities and the Association of Oregon Counties, the state and the CPS research team identified 21 different city and county jurisdictions in Oregon and southwest Washington, in addition to using state of Oregon data.
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Oregon Nonprofit Sector Report - The State of the Nonprofit Sector in Oregon, 2011 Oregon Nonprofit Sector Report - The State of the Nonprofit Sector in Oregon, 2011
The Oregon Nonprofit Sector Report is the outcome of a collaboration between the Nonprofit Association of Oregon and the Center for Public Service's Institute for Nonprofit Management. The report is intended to inform decision makers in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors about the present economic status and relevance of the nonprofit sector.
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Local Government Diversity Initiatives in Oregon: An Exploratory Study Local Government Diversity Initiatives in Oregon: An Exploratory Study
Published in State and Local Government Review 2012 44: 55. Authored by Masami Nishishiba.
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Clackamas County Alternate Workweek Pilot Project Evaluation Clackamas County Alternate Workweek Pilot Project Evaluation
The Center for Public Service evaluated Clackamas County’s alternate work week pilot project based on data collected between November 2008 and July 2009.
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Comprehensive Community Emergency Management (C2EM) Strategy Comprehensive Community Emergency Management (C2EM) Strategy
Center for Public Service, Clackamas County Emergency Management Department. This Comprehensive Community Emergency Management (C2EM) Strategy presents a pathway for increasing individual preparedness and engaging with members of the community as vital and responsible partners in enhancing the resiliency and security of Clackamas County.
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Laura Kutner - Trash For Peace Laura Kutner - Trash For Peace
“We know we are having an impact and that makes everything worth it.”
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Mark (Harmon) Leymon Mark (Harmon) Leymon
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A Life Dedicated to Public Service A Life Dedicated to Public Service
The Center for Public Service supports innovation in the public and non-profit sectors.
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Ron Tammen Ron Tammen
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Intergenerational Finance: A Business Partnership with the Future Intergenerational Finance: A Business Partnership with the Future
Giving future generations investment power in our current economy is the concept behind Intergenerational Finance.
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Best Campus Leader: Kari Anne McDonald Best Campus Leader: Kari Anne McDonald
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Danielle McGurrin Danielle McGurrin
Danielle’s primary research area is in corporate-state crime, a major typology of white collar crime
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Meet Professor Masami Nishishiba Meet Professor Masami Nishishiba
Assistant Professor of Public Administration
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Foundations of Public Service Foundations of Public Service
Authored by: Douglas F. Morgan; Richard Green; Craig W. Shinn; Kent S. Robinson. Designed to serve as a basic text for an introductory course in Public Administration, this innovative work provides students with an understanding of the basic management functions that are covered in all standard textbooks with two important differences.
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Meet the first graduate of the Native American Urban Teacher Program Meet the first graduate of the Native American Urban Teacher Program
What would it be like to grow up Native American in our preK-12 school system? No one would know this better than Terri Reed, the first graduate of the American Indian Urban Teacher Program (AIUTP).
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Kris Henning Kris Henning
Tactical Response - Cracking cases with databases
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Marisa Lino '71 Marisa Lino '71
Diplomatic Assignment
Alumnus
Antonio D'Auria '02 Antonio D'Auria '02
Fathering hope in Ghana
Alumnus
Chris Owen Chris Owen
Chris Owen works as an Adjunct Professor in the Division of Criminology and Criminal Justice
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National Policy Process Seminar in Washington, DC National Policy Process Seminar in Washington, DC
See how public policy is made in our nation's capital!
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Executive Seminar Program Executive Seminar Program
The Executive Seminar Program is a professional education program for senior managers in public, private, tribal and non-profit organizations. The program uses live case studies of controversial natural resource issues as a focal point for leadership development.
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Phillip Cooper Phillip Cooper
Power of the Pen - Advising the nation on executive power
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CJPRI Newsletter CJPRI Newsletter
Check out the annual CJPRI Newsletters, profiling Criminal Justice Policy today!
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William H. Feyerherm William H. Feyerherm
William is published extensively on topics such as race and its impact on processing in the justice system.
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Jennifer Connor Smith Jennifer Connor Smith
Jennifer investigates how stress influences risk for behavior problems
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PA Professor Marcus Ingle PA Professor Marcus Ingle
Interested in Global Leadership? What about traveling? If yes, Professor Ingle's Development Management in Vietnam class might be a good fit for you.
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PA Professor Harris PA Professor Harris
Students enjoy Dr. Harris' astute and practical insights in class, which are likely a result of her extensive experience in Human Resources Management and Organizational Development.
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PA Professor Nishishiba PA Professor Nishishiba
What do Bill Gates and Former President Jimmy Carter have in common? Professor Nishishiba has interpreted for both.
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Political Science Professor Birol Yesilada Political Science Professor Birol Yesilada
Professor Yesilada, Contemporary Turkish Studies Endowed Chair
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Political Science Professor Bruce Gilley Political Science Professor Bruce Gilley
Dr. Gilley's research centers on democracy, legitimacy, and global politics. He is a specialist on the comparative politics of China and Asia.
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PA Professor Phillip Cooper PA Professor Phillip Cooper
Professor Cooper has a strong commitment to students in addition to his wealth of academic and professional experience.
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Barbara Maidel Barbara Maidel
A specialist in distance education at PSU since 1996, Barbara Maidel oversees the day-to-day administration of the Criminology and Criminal Justice Online Program.
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Debra Lindberg Debra Lindberg
Professor Lindberg teaches exclusively in a groundbreaking online program.
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Annette Jolin Annette Jolin
As a professor and former chairperson, Dr. Jolin is committed to student and faculty excellence.
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Criminology and Criminal Justice Online Criminology and Criminal Justice Online
Dynamic Education Taught by Seasoned Professionals
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Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice
Dynamic education taught by seasoned professionals in Criminology and Criminal Justice.
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PA Professor Jack Corbett PA Professor Jack Corbett
Jack Corbett gives students the opportunity to gain international experience with field-based courses in Mexico and Canada.
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Political Science Professor David Kinsella Political Science Professor David Kinsella
Dr. Kinsella's research areas include the global arms trade, interstate conflict, and international law and ethics.
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Criminal Justice Policy Research Institute Criminal Justice Policy Research Institute
Find out what major projects the Criminal Justice Policy Research Institute is working on.
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Kathy Perrin
An Office Specialist at PSU since 2004, Ms. Perrin manages the Criminology and Criminal Justice office.
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Criminology and Criminal Justice Program Criminology and Criminal Justice Program
See why 92% of graduating seniors are satisfied to very satisfied with this program.
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Brian Renauer Brian Renauer
Brian is helping students, criminal justice professionals, and communities understand the sources of local public safety problems to seek effective solutions.
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Emily J. Salisbury Emily J. Salisbury
Dr. Salisbury's research investigates risk and needs assessment of women offenders, gendered pathways of offending, and prison classification systems.
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Angela Barrett Angela Barrett
Angela's goal is to help the Criminology division and the online program run as effectively as possible so all students have every opportunity to succeed.
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PA Professor Sherril Gelmon PA Professor Sherril Gelmon
Chair of Public Administration Division, Professor of Public Health
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Robert Lockwood Robert Lockwood
As one of the university's pre-law advisors, Bob is helping students to understand the demands of law school and the legal profession.
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Jody Sundt Jody Sundt
Jody's research addresses the effectiveness of correctional policy, religion in prison, and public attitudes toward crime and punishment.
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Laura Hickman Laura Hickman
Laura Hickman is engaged in research activities that help inform policymakers and the community about effective approaches to controlling crime and helping victims.
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Kris Henning Kris Henning
As Director of Criminology and Criminal Justice Online, Kris is helping students across the country access PSU.
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Public Administration Program Public Administration Program
U.S. News and World Report ranking
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Jennifer Allen Jennifer Allen
Jennifer H. Allen, associate professor of Public Administration and director of the Institute for Sustainable Solutions.
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