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In Memoriam: Dr. Kent Portney

It is with a heavy heart that the Bush School of Government and Public Service announces that Professor Kent Portney passed away suddenly on Saturday, June 13, 2020. Dr. Portney came to the Bush School’s Department of Public Service and Administration in 2014. [READ MORE]


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Dr. Bryan Jones, University of Texas Professor and ISTPP Research Fellow, New Member of AAAS

Dr. Bryan D. Jones is a newly elected member to the social sciences class within the political science section of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. [READ MORE]


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Bush School Student Publishes Orbital Debris Governance Research in Space Policy

Michael Migaud, a second-year Master of Public Service and Administration student and a graduate assistant researcher for the Institute for Science, Technology, and Public Policy, recently published a paper on space debris governance in the journal Space Policy. Migaud’s paper is titled “Protecting Earth’s Orbital Environment: Policy Tools for Combating Space Debris.” [READ MORE]


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Hannibal Publishes on Board Networks and Grant Making in Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly

ISTPP researcher Dr. Bryce Hannibal recently coauthored a paper with Dr. Laurie Paarlberg of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and Dr. Jasmine McGinnis Johnson of George Washington University on the influence of board network connections on grant making in public foundations. [READ MORE]


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ISTPP’s Kang Publishes on Land Development Competition in Economic Development Quarterly

ISTPP researcher Dr. Ki-Eun Kang recently published a paper with Dr. George Homsy of the Department of Public Administration at Binghamton University, State University of New York on regional competition and land development in Economic Development Quarterly. [READ MORE]


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Dr. Xinsheng Liu Presented Research at Southern Political Science Association Conference

Dr. Xinsheng Liu, Research Scientist at the Institute for Science, Technology, and Public Policy (ISTPP), presented a paper entitled “Local Air Pollution and Political Trust in China” at the 2020 Annual Conference of the Southern Political Science Association in San Juan, Puerto Rico, January 9-11, 2020. [READ MORE]


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ISTPP’s Hannibal and Portney Publish on Water-Energy-Food Nexus in Environmental Science and Policy

Dr. Kent Portney and Dr. Bryce Hannibal published a paper with ISTPP Fellows Dr. Bassel Daher, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at Texas A&M University, and Dr. Rabi Mohtar of American University in Beirut on communication levels between water-energy-food nexus researchers and stakeholders within the Greater San Antonio Area. [READ MORE]


Bush School Student Presents Space Policy Research at NASA Conference

Bush School Student Presents Space Policy Research at NASA Conference

Michael Migaud, a second-year Master of Public Service and Administration student and graduate assistant researcher in the Institute for Science, Technology, and Public Policy, presented his research on policy tools used to combat space debris at the NASA’s First International Orbital Debris Conference. [READ MORE]


ISTPP Welcomes New Research Fellows

ISTPP has named five members to its Fellows program—Dr. Bassel Daher, Dr. Mathew Kurian, Dr. Sara Meerow, Dr. Ren Mu, and Dr. Youlang Zhang. [READ MORE]

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Contact

bushschoolistpp@tamu.edu

Institute for Science, Technology and Public Policy

The Bush School of Government and Public Service

Texas A&M University
1112 Allen Building
4350 TAMU College Station, Texas 77843-4350