Research Quick Take

Here at the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy (COSSPP), our faculty have been quite busy! Here are some of the projects that our faculty have recently published. “The effect of stereotypes on black college test scores at a historically black university” by Dr. Mckenzie Alston In her recent article, Dr. Alston conducted lab…

Graduate Student Spotlight: Misun Lee from the Department of Public Administration

What department are you a graduate student in?   The Reubin O’D. Askew School of Public Administration and Policy. Specifically, I am majoring in Public Administration.  Why did you decide to go to graduate school?  While working in the local government, I found out some academic questions such as policy implementation or malfunction. In the beginning,…

Research Quick Take

Here at the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy (COSSPP), our faculty have been quite busy! Here are some of the projects that our faculty have recently published. “Can Free Community College Close Racial Disparities in Postsecondary Attainment? How Tulsa Achieves Affects Racially Minoritized Student Outcomes” by Dr. Elizabeth Bell In her recent article,…

Research Quick Take

Here at the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy (COSSPP), our faculty have been quite busy! Here are some of the projects that our faculty have recently published. “Earnings Performance of African Immigrants: Evidence from the American Community Survey” by Dr. Ene Ikpebe In her recent article, Dr. Ikpebe examines the economic performance and…

Where Are They Now? Meet COSSPP Alum Ashley Gary

What have you been up to since you graduated? (Applying to/attending graduate school, working a job, etc.) Since I graduated in summer 2021, I have been a graduate student at FSU’s Askew School of Public Administration in the Master of Public Administration program. Once I obtain my MPA, I plan on working in city/county management….

Research Spotlight: Public Purchasing in the European Union

Currently, public purchasing by European entities accounts for approximately 14% of GDP. Within the European Union (EU) and larger European Economic Area (EEA), numerous performance measures are used to assess public procurement processes across countries. The goal of these performance measures, in part, is to understand how efficient and effective certain processes—and thus certain countries—are…

Research Spotlight: Explaining interstate military friendly policy diffusion across U.S. universities: uncovering vertical-diagonal diffusion

The faces walking from class to class on college campuses continue to become more diverse, including in age. What have been deemed “nontraditional students,” or students who were unable or chose not to proceed directly to college following high school, are steadily increasing their numbers on college campuses. There is not a more concentrated group…

Award spotlight: FSU Authors Day 2020 honors faculty publications

Every year, Florida State University Libraries and the Office of Faculty Development and Advancement host FSU Authors Day to celebrate published accomplishments by FSU faculty and staff. FSU Authors Day celebrates FSU faculty who have published books, scores or CDs in the past year. Focusing on topics ranging from an economic analysis of The Beatles to an…

Research Quick Take

Here at the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy (COSSPP), our faculty have been quite busy! Here are some of the projects that our faculty have recently published. “Will They Even Hear Me? How Race Influences Citizen Complaint Outcomes” by Dr. James E. Wright II In his recent article in Public Performance & Management…