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University of Nebraska Public Policy Center

Peer Reviewed Publications

Agency Theory: Toward a Framework for Research in the Public’s Support for and Understanding of Science

Muhlberger, P., & PytlikZillig, L. (2016). Agency theory: Toward a framework for research in the public’s support for and understanding of science. In Godwin, J. (Eds). Confronting the challenges of public participation: Issues in environmental, planning and health decision-making, 109–36. Science Communication Project.

Author: Peter Muhlberger, Lisa PytlikZillig,

Exploring Reactions to Hacktivism Among STEM College Students: A Preliminary Model of Hacktivism Support and Resistance.

PytlikZillig, L. M., Wang, S., Soh, L., Tomkins, A. J., Samal, A., Bernadt, T. K., & Hayes, M. J. (2015). Exploring reactions to hacktivism among STEM college students: A preliminary model of hacktivism support and resistance. Social Science Computer Review, 33, 479-497. doi: 10.1177/0894439314546815

Author: Lisa PytlikZillig, Alan Tomkins, Ashok Samal,

Changes in J-SOAP-II and SAVRY Scores Over the Course of Residential, Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment for Adolescent Sexual Offending

Viljoen, J. L., Gray, A. L., Shaffer, C., Latzman, N. E., Scalora, M. J., & Ullman, D. (2015). Changes in J-SOAP-II and SAVRY scores over the course of residential, cognitive-behavioral treatment for adolescent sexual offending. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 27, 1-33.

Author: Mario Scalora,

Trust as a Multilevel Phenomenon: Implications for Improved Integrative Science in Trust Research

Herian, M. N., & Neal, T. M. S. (2015). Trust as a multilevel phenomenon: Implications for improved integrative science in trust research. In Shockley, E., Neal, T. M. S., PytlikZillig, L. M., & Borstein, B. H. (Eds.), Interdisciplinary perspectives on trust: Towards theoretical and methodological integration (pp. 117-130). Springer.

Author: N/A,

Institutional Trust: An Introduction

Bornstein, B. H., & Tomkins, A. J. (2015). Institutional trust: An introduction. In B. H. Bornstein & A. J. Tomkins (Eds.), Motivating cooperation and compliance with authority: The role of institutional trust. Nebraska Symposium on Motivation, 62, (pp. 1-11). Springer.

Author: Alan Tomkins,