PUBLISHED REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES, BOOKS, BOOK CHAPTERS, NON-PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS, and APPLIED RESEARCH
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
1. McNamara, M., Miller-Stevens, K, & Morris, J.C. (Accepted, forthcoming 2019). Exploring the determinants of collaboration failure. International Journal of Public Administration.
2. Grasse, N., Ward, K., & Miller-Stevens, K. (2019). Demystifying the IRS 501(h) Election: A closer look at nonprofit advocacy organizations and lobbying expenditures, Policy Studies Journal, May, 1-26, published online doi:10.1111/psj.12349.
3. Diaz-Kope, L., Miller-Stevens, K., & Henley, T. (2019). An examination of dissertation research: The relationship between gender, methodological approach, and research design. Journal of Public Affairs Education, 25(1), 93-114. (2018) published online doi:10.1080/15236803.2018.1463792.
4. Miller-Stevens, K. & Ward, K. (2018). Nonprofit board members’ reasons to join and continue serving on a volunteer board of directors. Journal of Nonprofit and Public Sector Marketing, October, 1-23, doi:10.1080/10495142.2018.1526734.
5. Taylor, J.A. & Miller-Stevens, K. (2018). Relational exchange in nonprofits: The role of identify saliency and relationship satisfaction. International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing, June, 1-12, doi:10.1002/nvsm.1618.
6. Miller-Stevens, K., Taylor, J.A., Morris, J.C., & Lanivich, S. (2018). Assessing value differences between leaders of two social venture types: Benefit corporations and nonprofit organizations. VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, 29(5), 938-950.
7. Neill-Harris, K., Resnick, S., Wilson-John, W., Miller-Stevens, K, Vandecar-Burdin, T., & Morris, J.C. (2016). Assessing partnerships between the military and civilian agencies to meet transitioning service members’ needs. Armed Forces & Society, 42(3), 585-604. (2015) published online doi:10.1177/0095327X15606765.
8. Chapman, D.C., Miller-Stevens, K., Morris, J.C., & O’Hallarn, B. (2015). A new model to explore nonprofit social media use for advocacy and civic engagement. First Monday (Communication Journal), 20(10), doi: 10.5210/fm.v20i10.5912
9. Diaz-Kope, L., Miller-Stevens, K., & Morris, J.C. (2015). Collaboration processes and institutional structure: Reexamining the black box. International Journal of Public Administration, 8(9), 607-615.
10. Diaz-Kope, L., & Miller-Stevens, K. (2015). Rethinking a typology of watershed partnerships: A governance perspective. Public Works Management & Policy, 20(1), 29-48.
11. Miller-Stevens, K., Taylor, J.A., & Morris, J.C. (2015). Are we really on the same page? An empirical examination of value congruence between public and nonprofit managers. VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, 26, 2424-2446. (2014) published online, doi: 10.1007/s11266-014-9514-6.
12. Miller-Stevens, K., Ward, K., & Neill, K. (2014). Public service motivation theory in a nonprofit context: An exploratory study of nonprofit board member motivations. Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership, 4(2), 162-178.
13. Diaz-Kope, L., Lombard, J.R., & Miller-Stevens, K. (2013). A shift in federal policy regulating the automobile industry: Policy brokers and the ACF. Politics & Policy, 41(4), 563-587.
14. Miller-Stevens, K. & Gable, M. (2013). Lobbying in the virtual world: Perceptions in the nonprofit sector. Nonprofit Policy Forum, 4(1), 1-17.
15. Miller-Stevens, K. & Gable, M. (2012). Antecedents to nonprofit advocacy: Which is more important – governance or organizational structure? Journal for Nonprofit Management, 15(1), 21-39.
16. Fitzpatrick, J.L. & Miller-Stevens, K. (2009). A case study of measuring outcomes in an MPA program. Journal of Public Affairs Education, 15(1), 17-31.
Published Edited Books
17. Morris, J.C. & Miller-Stevens, K. (Eds.). (2016). Advancing collaboration theory: Models, typologies, and evidence. London, UK: Routledge Publishing. https://www.routledge.com/products/9781138811492
Published Book Chapters
18. Miller-Stevens, K. (2016). Policy design. In S. L. Schechter (Ed) American governance (p. 55-58). Detroit, MI: Macmillan.
19. Morris, J.C. & Miller-Stevens, K. (2016). The state of knowledge in collaboration. In J.C. Morris & K. Miller-Stevens (Eds.) Advancing collaboration theory: Models, typologies, and evidence (p. 3-13). London, UK: Routledge Publishing.
20. Machado, J., Miller-Stevens, K., & Jannou-Menefee, S. (2016). Nonprofit collaborative advocacy: An exploratory study of state nonprofit associations. In J.C. Morris & K. Miller-Stevens (Eds.) Advancing collaboration theory: Models, typologies, and evidence (p. 199-218). London, UK: Routledge Publishing.
21. Miller-Stevens, K., Henley, T., & Diaz-Kope, L. (2016). A new model of collaborative federalism from a governance perspective. In J.C. Morris & K. Miller-Stevens (Eds.) Advancing collaboration theory: Models, typologies, and evidence (p. 148-174). London, UK: Routledge Publishing.
22. Miller-Stevens, K. & Morris, J.C. (2016). Future trends in collaboration research. In J.C. Morris & K. Miller-Stevens (Eds.) Advancing collaboration theory: Models, typologies, and evidence (p. 276-287). London, UK: Routledge Publishing.
23. Chapman, D., Miller-Stevens, K., Morris, J.C., & O’Hallarn, B. (2015). Social media as a tool for nonprofit advocacy and civic engagement: A case study of Blue Star Families. In H. Asencio & R. Sun’s (Eds.) Cases on strategic social media utilization in the nonprofit sector (p. 66-93). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. http://www.igi-global.com/book/cases-strategic-social-media-utilization/120297
Non Peer-Reviewed Publications
24. Miller, T.R. & Miller-Stevens, K. (2010). Abraham Lincoln as a political scientist. Online publication by the Wepner Program on the Lincoln Legacy: The Lincoln Legacy and Contemporary Scholarship, University of Illinois Springfield. Retrieve from www.uis.edu/wepner/
25. Miller-Stevens, K. & Miller, T.R. (Autumn, 2009). Invited book review of The man who emptied death row: Governor George Ryan and the politics of crime by J. L. Merriner (2008), Southern Illinois Press. The Journal of Illinois History, 12(3), 237-239.
26. Baker, P., Eckhoff, A., Miller-Stevens, K., & John, R. (2016). Virginia’s early childhood home visitation programming: Support for a collaborative model between sectors. A report developed out of a collaborative project at the Old Dominion University Virginia Early Childhood Education Policy Center. https://www.odu.edu/content/dam/odu/col-dept/education/docs/virginia-s-early-childhood-home-visiting-programming.pdf
27. Miller-Stevens, K. (2015). The third economic sector: Nonprofit organizations in Hampton Roads and the United way. A chapter in the Old Dominion University, Economic Forecasting Project, 2015 State of the Region Report. https://www.odu.edu/content/dam/odu/offices/economic-forecasting-project/docs/2015/2015-state-of-the-region.pdf
28. Vandecar-Burdin, T., Morris, J.C., & Miller-Stevens, K. (2013). Community capacity study for the Navy Fleet and Family Support Program (FFSP). A community capacity study was conducted for the Navy FFSP that resulted in 1) a research report summarizing results of the study and 2) a step by step handbook for conducting community capacity studies. The research report is being distributed to the leadership of FFSP, and the handbook is being used as a guide to replicate the community capacity study in other Navy programs. Published journal articles have resulted from this study.
29. Miller-Stevens, K. & Ward, K. D. (2013). Board membership motivations: A research project on individual motivations for nonprofit board membership. An empirical study conducted with the Georgia Center for Nonprofits (GCN) resulting in a comprehensive research report that was distributed to the GCN’s membership of over 3,000 nonprofit organizations. Published journal articles have resulted from this study. http://www.gcn.org/sites/default/files/BoardMembershipMotivationsStudy_web.pdf