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University of Nebraska Public Policy Center

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Ebola Preparedness and Response Activities

Center researchers worked with state and local officials to update Nebraska‚Äôs concept of operations plan for responding to Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). Our team partnered with university, public health and medical personnel to ensure plans were coordinated for healthcare response, surveillance, monitoring, patient referral, and infection control activities. Center researchers also developed messages with public […]

Taking Charge 2014

Once again the Public Policy Center collaborated with the City of Lincoln to gather public input on issues important to Lincoln residents. In previous years, thousands of Lincoln residents participated in online surveys and face-to-face conversations which have had a direct impact on the decision to cut or continue specific City programs. This time, residents […]

Women as Expert Witnesses: A Review of the Literature. Behavioral Sciences and the Law

Neal, T. M. S. (2014). Women as expert witnesses: A review of the literature. Behavioral  Sciences and the Law, 32, 164-179. doi: 10.1002/bsl.2113.

Coalition for a Strong Nebraska

The University of Nebraska Public Policy Center partnered with the Coalition for a Strong Nebraska to assist in collaborative advocacy organization for nonprofit, community, and government partners to state legislature. The PPC provided facilitation, organizational support, and legislative program evaluation training to members of the Coalition.

Trust and Confidence Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellow

Although various theories of trust and confidence have been proposed, no comprehensive framework yet exists. Trust and confidence research has been undermined by failures to develop models that incorporate the various trust- and confidence-related factors, a lack of clarity regarding what is even meant by trust- and confidence-related terms, and so on. This postdoctoral fellow […]