On the evening of February 24th, 2005, 162 randomly selected residents of Lincoln/Lancaster County gathered to participate in “A Community Conversation: Future of Lincoln”, on the campus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The Conversation provided an opportunity for ordinary Lincolnites to discuss their views about the city’s future development plans and quality of life. The […]
Public Participation Archives - Page 5 of 8 - University of Nebraska Public Policy Center
The goal of this project, initially launched in the winter of 2008 and completed later in the spring, was to solicit public opinion about how the City of Lincoln should spend its tax dollars. A scientific phone survey of 600 randomly selected residents was undertaken by the Public Policy Center, working with the University of […]
By the People was a project that incorporated discussion, linkages, and community involvement from Nebraska into a nationwide conversation about America’s role in the world and its relevance to local concerns. 2007 Dialogues in Democracy 2006 Your Water 2005 State of Education 2004 America in the World October Deliberation Day
The Varieties of Individual Engagement (VIE) Scales: Confirmatory Factor Analysis 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. Available from
Herian, M. N., & Tomkins, A. J. (2012) Citizen satisfaction survey data: A mode comparison of the derived-importance performance approach. American Review of Public Administration, 42(1), 66-86.
Lincoln Community Energy Conversation 2012. (2012 October).
Herian, M. N., Shank, N., & Abdel-Monem, T. (2012). Trust in government and support for governmental regulation: The case of electronic medical records. Health Expectations. doi: 10.1111/j.1369-7625.2012.00803.x
Platte River Habitat Partnership. (2012 Spring).
Taking Charge 2012: Satisfaction of Residents of Lincoln, Nebraska. (2012 April).
Public Participation, Procedural Fairness and Evaluations of Local Governance: The Moderating Role of Uncertainty
Herian, M. N., Hamm J. A., Tomkins A. J., & Pytlik-Zillig L. M. (2012). Public participation, procedural fairness and evaluations of local governance: The moderating role of uncertainty. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Online. DOI:10.1093/jopart/mur064