Panel 3

Naim Kapucu
Professor and Director

UCF School of Public Administration
Presentation: “Power Distribution and Decision-Making in Network Governance”
Naim Kapucu is Professor and Director of  the School of Public Administration at the University of Central Florida. He is, also, the founding director of the Center for Public and Nonprofit Management at UCF from 2008 to 2011.  In addition, he has developed Emergency Management and Homeland Security graduate certificate and undergraduate minor programs at UCF and served as the Director for the Public Service and Leadership Program at the School of Public Administration from 2007 until 2009.

Qian Hu
Associate Professor
UCF School of Public Administration
Presentation: “Power Distribution and Decision-Making in Network Governance”
Qian Hu joined UCF in fall 2011 after receiving her Ph. D. from Arizona State University. She specializes in collaborative governance, network studies, policy informatics, and strategic and performance management. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in academic journals such as Public Administration Review, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, American Review of Public Administration, Public Management Review, Administration & Society, American Behavioral Scientist, Research Policy, and Journal of Public Affairs Education. She teaches public organization management, research methods, and strategic planning and management courses.

Jay Jurie
Associate Professor
UCF School of Public Administration
Presentation: “Darkest Before the Dawn: Toward 21st Century Socialist Administration”
Thoroughly educated in urban and regional planning.  Holds Master degrees of Urban Affairs and Environmental Planning.  He has published in the areas of urban and regional planning and urban policies.

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