Muhlberger, P., & Pytlik-Zillig, L. (2016). Agency Theory: Toward a Framework for Research in the Public’s Support for and Understanding of Science. In J. Godwin (Ed.), Confronting the Challenges of Public Participation: Issues in Environmental, Planning and Health Decision-Making (pp. 109–136). Ames, Iowa: Science Communication Project.
University of Nebraska Public Policy Center, Joslyn Institute for Sustainable Communities, and University of Nebraska Lincoln Bureau of Sociological Research (2015). Nebraska Recycling Study. Lincoln, Nebraska: Authors.
The Public Policy Center, as a member of the Nebraska Civic Health Partnership spearheaded by Nebraskans for Civic Reform, have put together the first-ever Civic Health Index for the state of Nebraska. This Index is designed to be an interactive tool with targeted action items for all Nebraska communities to increase civic health and retain […]
The Greater Omaha Regional Education Data Working Group wanted to develop an understanding of the region’s educational outcomes from cradle-to-career. The Public Policy Center assisted the 25 member work group by providing facilitation and measure identification expertise during the project’s launch phase. Collaborating with the Center were Dr. Helen Raikes, UNL Center for Research on […]
In this NSF funded project (DUE-1245679), PPC researchers designed a study consisting of a series of tests to apply to videos developed by UNL’s Department of Physics and Astronomy that teach basic concepts in astronomy and physics. These videos are intended for use in introductory undergraduate courses. Approximately 150 students participated in this study, which […]
This NSF funded workshop (SES-1353980) focused on advancing trust scholarship by bringing together senior and junior scholars from a variety of social science disciplines who share interest in moving toward developing truly interdisciplinary, cohesive and comprehensive theories of institutional trust. In April of 2014, scholars from around the world convened at UNL. The workshop was […]