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 […]
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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.
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 […]
In a year long project entitled Energy & The Future, undergraduate students at the University of Nebraska Public Policy Center conducted research on alternative energy issues facing Nebraska, and developed a background document summarizing the public policy choices that face the state in regards to ethanol, biodiesel, wind, solar, and nuclear energy. Students with the […]
Bulling, D. J., & DeKraai, M. (2014). Evaluation of a multistate public engagement project on pandemic influenza. Journal of Participatory Medicine, 6:e5.
Shank, N., (2014). Water issues survey summary. University of Nebraska Public Policy Center.
Developing a Social-Cognitive, Multilevel, Empirically-Based Model of Public Engagement for the Shaping of Science and Innovation Policy
Public engagements involving residents, scientists, and policymakers are increasingly being used to shape policy in the US. Despite the attention paid to such engagements, there is a lack of knowledge and theory concerning which forms, features, and contexts of public engagements are meaningful to participants and produce insightful information that is useful to scientists and […]
Neal, T. M. S., & Brodsky, S. L. (2014). Occupational socialization’s role in forensic psychologists’ objectivity. Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice, 14, 24-44. doi: 10.1080/15228932.2013.863054.
The Varieties of Individual Engagement (VIE) Scales: Confirmatory Factor Analyses across Two Samples and Contexts
PytlikZillig, L. M., Hutchens, M., Muhlberger, P., Wang, S., Harris, R., Neiman, J., & Tomkins, A. J. (2013). The varieties of individual engagement (VIE) scales: Confirmatory factor analysis across two samples and contexts. Journal of Public Deliberation, 9(2), art. 8.
Building off the success of the Taking Charge series of public engagement efforts, the Public Policy Center again worked with the City of Lincoln to gather public input, but his time focused on the City of Lincoln’s energy and sustainability programs. The Center developed an online survey to gain insight from Lincoln residents about barriers, […]