Research & Scholarship

The research and scholarly efforts of our faculty ensure that our students are educated in a vibrant and engaged environment. Recent research and scholarship projects are listed below.

Books

Boyer, M. A., Hudson, N. F., Butler, M. J. (2012). Global Politics: Engaging a Complex World (1st ed.). New York, NY: McGraw Hill.

Pautz, M., Rinfret, S. R. (2013). The Lilliputians of Environmental Regulation: The Perspective of State Regulators. New York: Routledge.

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Book Chapter

Ensalaco, M. (2012). "The Church and the Immigration Crisis." In Doyale, D. (Ed.), Ecclesiology and Exclusion: Boundaries of Being and Becoming in Post-Modern Times. (pp. 10). New York, New York: Orbis Press.

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Contract

Neeley, G. W. (Principal). “Citizen Survey.” Sponsored by City of Bellbrook. (January 2012 - May 2012).

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Invited Lectures & Addresses

Bilocerkowycz, J. M. “Political Democratization of Post-Communist Europe.” European Regional Seminar, Wright-Patterson AF, Defense Institute of Security Management, Fairborn, OH. (January 31, 2012-October 16, 2012).

Pautz, M. “Civil Servants on the Civil Screen.” Institute of Public Administration Australia Annual Congress, Institute of Public Administration Australia, Melbourne, Australia. (September 18, 2012).

Pautz, M., Rinfret, S. “The Lilliputians of Environmental Regulation.” US EPA Next Generation Environmental Compliance Workshop, US EPA, GWU, Berkeley, Washington, DC. (December 11, 2012).

Talbott, A. “Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.” Israel and Palestine, Students for Justice for Palestine, Dayton, OH. (November 27, 2012).

Talbott, A. “Human Trafficking 101.” Montgomery County Human Trafficking Symposium, Montgomery County Job and Family Services / Abolition Ohio, Dayton, OH. (October 19, 2012).

Talbott, A. “Academic Activism and Human Trafficking.” Geography Department Lecture Series, Miami University, Oxford, OH. (September 7, 2012).

Talbott, A. “Human Trafficking.” Graceworks Ladies’ Luncheon, Good Shepherd Church, Centerville, OH. (June 19, 2012).

Talbott, A. “Human Trafficking.” Feminist Tea, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH. (April 25, 2012).

Talbott, A. “Human Trafficking.” Middle and High School Awareness, Centerville United Methodist, Centerville, OH. (April 15, 2012).

Talbott, A. “Human Trafficking.” College Women’s Club Meeting, College Women’s Club, Dayton, OH. (March 5, 2012).

Talbott, A. “Human Trafficking.” Stang Symposium, Chaminade Julienne High School, Chaminade Julienne High, Dayton. (February 12, 2012).

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Journal Articles

Ensalaco, M. (2012). "Ensuring Decent Work for Domestic Workers: An Integral Approach to the Prevention of Labor Trafficking." Intercultural Human Rights Law Review, 7, 30.

Gilderbloom, J. I., Ambrosius, J., Squires, G. D., Hanka, M. J., Kenitzer, Z. E. (2012). "Investors: The Missing Piece in the Foreclosure Racial Gap Debate." Journal of Urban Affairs, 34(5), 559-582.

Pautz, M. (2012). "Their Views Matter: Front-line Environmental Regulators’ Perceptions of the Regulated Community in Ohio." Policy Studies Journal, 40(2), 302-323.

Pautz, M., Wamsley, C. S. (2012). "Pursuing Trust in Environmental Regulatory Interactions: The Significance of Inspectors’ Interactions with the Regulated Community." Administration & Society, 44(7), 853-884.

Rinfret, S. R., Pautz, M. (2013). "Attitudes and Perspectives of Front-line Workers in Environmental Policy: A Case Study of Ohio EPA and Wisconsin DNR." Journal of Public Affairs, 13(1), 111-122.

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Magazine & Trade Publication

Neeley, G. W., Pautz, M. (2012). "MPA Programs Should Teach Students to Justify Their Jobs." (10th ed., vol. 35, pp. 4). Washington DC: PA Times.

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Newspaper

Ambrosius, J. (2012). "Did Christmas Come Early for Urban Democrats?" (pp. A17). Dayton, OH: Dayton Daily News.

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Other

Hudson, N. F. “Women and State Demography, Law, and Violence: New Empirical Research.” International Studies Association Annual Conference, International Studies Association, San Diego, CA. (April 2, 2012).

Ingram, J. L. Western Society of Criminology Annual Conference, Western Society of Criminology, Newport Beach, California, USA. (February 17, 2012).

Martorano, N. A. “Legisaltive Careers and Legislative Experience.” State Politics and Policy Conference, Rice University/University of Houston/State Politics and Policy Section of American Political Science Association/SPPQ, Houston, TX. (February 17, 2012).

Martorano, N. A., Talbott, A., Klarich, C. “The Diffusion of State Anti-Human Trafficking Policy in the US.” 2012 Interdisciplinary Conference on Human Trafficking, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE. (October 11, 2012).

Pautz, M. “Public Administration Exposed.” Young Institute of Public Administration Australia Seminar, Young Institute of Public Administration Australia, Melbourne, Australia. (September 19, 2012).

Talbott, A. “Human Trafficking.” Human Trafficking Awareness, Beavercreek Church of the Nazarene, Beavercreek, OH. (August 26, 2012).

Talbott, A. “Keynote Address.” Human Trafficking Conference, University of Louisville, Women for Women, Louisville, Kentucky. (January 19, 2012).

Talbott, A., Adkins, R. “Human Trafficking: Students.” Human Trafficking Prevention, Ohio Department of Education, Columbus, OH. (October 18, 2012).

Talbott, A., Adkins, R. “Human Trafficking: Community Members.” Human Trafficking Prevention, Ohio Department of Education, Columbus, OH. (September 20, 2012).

Talbott, A., Adkins, R. “Human Trafficking: School Staff.” Human Trafficking Prevention, Ohio Department of Education, Columbus, OH. (August 16, 2012).

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Papers

Bilocerkowycz, J. M. “Kosovo: A Pivotal State Perspective.” International Social Science Conference, Honolulu. (June 2, 2012).

Bilocerkowycz, J. M. ”International Politics of Kosovo Recognition.” National Social Science and Technology Conference, National Social Science Association, Las Vegas. (April 2, 2012).

Budabin, A. “Non-State Actors and Peacekeeping: The Case of GI-Intervention Network’s Engagement with the African Union Mission in Darfur.” Annual Meeting, African Studies Association, Philadelphia, PA. (December 1, 2012).

Budabin, A. “Amplifying Causes: Celebrities as Norm Entrepreneurs in International Politics.” “Capitalism, Democracy and Celebrity Advocacy,” University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. (June 18, 2012).

Budabin, A. “Amplifying Causes: Celebrities as Norm Entrepreneurs in Global Civil Society.” Annual Convention, International Studies Association, San Diego. (April 1, 2012).

Budabin, A. “The Transatlantic Effort to Save Darfur: Mobilization in the US and Britain, 2004-2008.” Annual Convention, International Studies Association, San Diego. (April 1, 2012).

Budabin, A., Richey, L. A. “Celebrities, Congress and the Congo: The Amplification of African Conflicts.” Annual Meeting, African Studies Association, Philadelphia, PA. (December 1, 2012).

Ghere, R. K. “Ethics and Gender in International Development Programs: Comparing Three Cases.” 2012 ASPA Conference, American Society for Public Administration, Las Vegas. (March 2, 2012).

Hudson, N. F., Butler, M. J. “Cheap Talk or Deep Discourse? Human Security, Thematic Resolutions, and International Adjudication.” International Studies Association Annual Conference, International Studies Association, San Diego, CA. (April 4, 2012).

Ingram, J. L. “Global Positioning Satellite Monitoring: A Warrant Requirement under the Fourth Amendment.” Western Society of Criminology Annual Meeting 2012, Western Society of Criminology, Newport Beach, California, USA. (February 17, 2012).

Martorano, N. A., Hedlund, R. D. “One Tough Nut: The Development of Legislative Structure and Procedure.” State Politics and Policy Conference, Rice University/University of Houston/State Politics and Policy Section of the American Political Science Association/SPPQ, Houston, TX. (February 18, 2012).

Martorano, N. A., Talbott, A., Klarich, C. “The Diffusion of Anti-Human Trafficking Policy in the American States.” Midwest Political Science Association, Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL. (April 14, 2012).

Neeley, G. W., Neeley, S. M. “Policy effectiveness in mitigating prescription overdose deaths: a state-level examination.” Annual Meeting, Southwestern Political Science Association, San Diego, CA. (April 3, 2012).

Pautz, M., Rinfret, S. “Environmental Regulators on the Front-lines: A View from the States.” American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, American Political Science Association, New Orleans, Louisiana. (September 1, 2012).

Pautz, M., Rinfret, S. “Front-line Environmental Regulators and their Interactions with the Regulated Community: The Lilliputians of US Environmental Policy.” Law & Society Association Annual Meeting, Law & Society Association, Honolulu, Hawaii. (June 8, 2012).

Pautz, M., Rinfret, S. R. “Attitudes and Perspectives: Environmental Regulators in Ohio and Wisconsin.” Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Western Political Science Association, Portland, Oregon. (March 22, 2012).

Talbott, A. “Prevention and Demand Reduction.” 5th Annual Human Trafficking Conference, End Slavery Cincinnati / Partnership Against Trafficking in Humans, Red Cross Headquarters, Cincinnati. (February 3, 2012).

Talbott, A., Bartel, A. “Implications of Serving Victims of Human Trafficking.” International Conference on Human Trafficking, Prostitution, and Sex Work, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH. (September 28, 2012).

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Poster

Neeley, G. W. “Communication on Purpose: A New Model for Public Outreach.” Annual Meeting, National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, Austin,TX. (October 15, 2012).

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Workshops

Talbott, A. “Human Trafficking: National, State, Local.” Mastering the Code: Tools for Achieving Safety, Public Children Services Association of Ohio, Columbus, OH. (October 25, 2012).

Talbott, A. “Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking.” Child Advocacy Center Workshop, Care House, Dayton, OH. (May 31, 2012).

Talbott, A. “Human Trafficking.” Volunteer Training, Montgomery Co. Prosecutor, Dayton, OH. (April 18, 2012).

Talbott, A. “Human Trafficking.” Cadet Training, Dayton Police Academy, Dayton, OH. (April 12, 2012).

Talbott, A. “Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking.” Provider Workshop, South Community, Dayton, OH. (March 21, 2012).

Talbott, A. “Human Trafficking for Victim Services Providers.”, South Community, Inc., South Community, Inc., Dayton. (February 15, 2012).

Talbott, A. “Human Trafficking.” Managers’ Meeting, Montgomery County Department of Job and Family Services, Job Center, Dayton. (February 7, 2012).

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