CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

 

1.     Miller-Stevens, K., McNamara, M., & Morris, J.C. (March, 2018). Exploring the determinants of collaboration failure.  Paper presented at the annual national conference of the American Society for Public Administration, Denver, CO.

2.     Taylor, J. T. & Miller-Stevens, K.  (March, 2018). Philanthropic collaboration: A framework for giving circles. Paper presented at the annual national conference of the American Society for Public Administration, Denver, CO.

3. Taylor, J.A., Miller-Stevens, K., & Baker, J. (November, 2017). It's all the rage: Charitable giving, civic engagement, and anger.  Paper presented at the annual national conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Grand Rapids, MI.

4.     Miller-Stevens, K., McNamara, M., & Morris, J.C. (November, 2016). Why does voluntary collaboration fail? Toward a theory of collaboration failure.  Paper presented at the annual national conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Washington D.C. 

5.     Miller-Stevens, K., Ward, K. & Grasse, N. (November, 2015). Demystifying the IRS 501(h) Election: A closer look at nonprofit advocacy organizations and lobbying expenditures.  Paper presented at the annual national conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Chicago, IL. 

6.     Ward, K. & Miller-Stevens, K. (April, 2015). Toward better boards: Public service motivation and board performance.  Paper presented at the annual West Coast Data Conference, San Diego, CO.

7.     Miller-Stevens, K., Lanivich, S., Fournier, L., & Joannou-Menefee, S. (November, 2014). Benefit corporations versus nonprofit organizations: Exploring the call for social action.  Paper presented at the annual national conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Denver, CO. 

8.     Chapman, D., Miller-Stevens, K., Morris, J.C., & O’Hallarn, B. (November, 2014). Social media as a tool for nonprofit advocacy and civic engagement:  Successes and challenges of Blue Star Families.  Paper presented at the annual national conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Denver, CO.

9.     Diaz-Kope, L., Lombard, J.R., & Miller-Stevens, K. (November, 2014). Policy brokers in action:  A comparative case study of state automobile dealers versus automobile manufacturer coalitions.  Paper presented at the annual conference of the Northeast Conference on Public Administration, Portsmouth, NH.

10.     Diaz-Kope, L. & Miller-Stevens, K. (September, 2014).  An examination of dissertation research in public administration and policy programs: Does gender influence methodological approach? Paper presented at the annual conference of the Southeastern Conference for Public Administration, Atlanta, GA.

11.     Neill, K., Resnick, S., Wilson-John, W., Miller-Stevens, K., Morris, J.C., & Vandecar-Burdin, T. (April, 2014). Transitioning from military to civilian life: An exploration of community capacity to meet service members' needs.  Paper presented at the annual national conference of the American Society for Public Administration, Washington, DC.

12.     Diaz-Kope, L., Lombard, J.R., & Miller-Stevens, K. (April, 2014).  Exploring the role of policy brokers at the state level: An examination of policy changes in new vehicle state franchise laws.  Paper presented at the annual conference of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL.

13.  Diaz-Kope, L., Lombard, J.R., & Miller-Stevens, K. (November, 2013).  New automobile dealer-protection legislation at the state level: Policy actors in action.  Paper presented at the annual conference of the Northeast Conference on Public Administration, Newark, DE.

14.  Miller-Stevens, K. & Ward, K. (November, 2013).  Avoiding bored boards:  Understanding the motives of board members to create more effective boards.  Paper presented at the annual national conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Hartford, CT. 

15.  Taylor, J.A., Ford, J., & Miller-Stevens, K.  (November, 2013).  Relational exchange in nonprofits: The role of identity salience and relationship satisfaction.  Paper presented at the annual national conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Hartford, CT. 

16.  Henley, T. & Miller-Stevens, K. (November, 2013). The Massachusetts Health Connector: A trailblazer in the transformation of healthcare reform.  Paper presented at the annual conference of the Northeastern Political Science Association, Philadelphia, PA.

17.  Miller-Stevens, K. & Mayer, M. (September, 2013). Federal policy protecting interior bodies of water: A punctuation in time?  Paper presented at the annual conference of the Southeastern Conference for Public Administration, Charlotte, NC.

18.  Diaz-Kope, L., Miller-Stevens, K., & Morris, J.C. (April, 2013). Collaboration processes and institutional structures: Reexamining the black box.  Paper presented at the annual conference of the Western Social Science Association, Denver, CO.

19.  Diaz-Kope, L., Lombard, J.R., & Miller-Stevens, K. (November, 2012).  A shift in federal policy regulating the automobile: A perspective through the Advocacy Coalition Framework.  Paper presented at the annual conference of the Northeast Conference on Public Administration, Boston, MA.

20. Diaz-Kope, L. & Miller-Stevens, K. (November, 2012). Watershed partnerships: A new paradigm in governance.  Paper presented at the annual conference of the Northeast Conference on Public Administration, Boston, MA.

21.  Ward, K., Miller-Stevens, K., & Neill, K. (November, 2012). Motivated to serve: A public service motivation perspective on nonprofit board membership. Paper presented at the annual national conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Indianapolis, IN.

22.  Diaz-Kope, L. & Miller-Stevens, K.  (October, 2012).  Understanding governance structures in watershed partnerships: The key to successful watershed management.  Paper presented at the annual conference of the Southeastern Conference for Public Administration, Coral Springs, FL.

23.  Diaz-Kope, L., Miller-Stevens, K., & Lombard, J.R. (April, 2012). The impact of state and national automobile dealer associations on government policies regulating the automobile industry: An exploration through the advocacy coalition framework.  Paper presented at the annual conference of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL.

24.  Miller-Stevens, K., Taylor, J.A., & Morris, J.C. (March, 2012). Public values of nonprofit and public sector managers: Are we really on the same page [Full paper presented]?  Paper presented at the annual national conference of the American Society for Public Administration, Las Vegas, NV.

25.  Miller-Stevens, K., Taylor, J.A., & Morris, J.C. (September, 2011). Public service values of nonprofit and public sector managers: Are we really on the same page [Conceptual paper presented]?  Paper presented at the annual conference of the Southeastern Conference for Public Administration, New Orleans, LA.

26.  Miller-Stevens, K. (March, 2011). State nonprofit associations: An exploration of the relationships between governance practices, organizational structures, and nature of advocacy activities.  Paper presented at the annual national conference of the American Society for Public Administration, Baltimore, MD. 

27.  Miller-Stevens, K. & Miller, T.R.  (March, 2011). The policy subsystem debate:  The history of policy subsystems through issue networks and beyond.  Paper presented at the annual conference of the Southwestern Social Science Association, Las Vegas, NV.

28.  Miller-Stevens, K.  (November, 2010). Exploring e-advocacy as a strategy for nonprofit lobbying.  Paper presented at the annual national conference of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Alexandria, VA. 

29.  Miller-Stevens, K. & Miller, T.R.  (October, 2010) Abraham Lincoln as political scientist.  Paper presented at the Wepner Symposium on the Lincoln Legacy and Contemporary Political Science.  University of Illinois, Springfield, IL.

30.  Miller-Stevens, K. & Machado, J.  (April, 2010).  Representing networks and coalitions of nonprofit organizations in the policy arena: State nonprofit associations’ use of advocacy strategies.  Paper presented at the annual national conference of the American Society for Public Administration, San Jose, CA. 

31.  Miller-Stevens, K.  (November, 2009).  An exploratory study of lobbying strategies and state nonprofit associations.  Paper presented at the annual national conference of The Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action, Cleveland, OH. 

32.  Miller-Stevens, K. & Miller, T.R.  (April, 2009).  The role of negative TV commercials in presidential election ’08: A qualitative analysis.  Paper presented at the annual conference of the Southwestern Social Science Association, Denver, CO. 

33.  Miller-Stevens, K.  (November, 2008).  USAID autonomy and the War on Terror: Coordination issues between USAID and the State Department.  Paper presented at the annual conference of the Northeastern Political Science Association, Boston, MA.

34.  Miller-Stevens, K. & Fitzpatrick, J.L.  (November, 2007).  Using a rubric to evaluate student learning and to increase faculty involvement in curriculum planning.  Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Evaluation Association, Baltimore, MD.