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Curriculum Vitae

 

RODNEY E. STANLEY, Ph.D.

                                                                       

Contact Information

Tennessee State University

Institute of Government

330 10th Avenue North

Nashville, TN 37203

Avon Williams Campus: Suite F – 13

(615) 963 – 7249 (Office)

(615) 963 – 7245 (Fax)

Email: Rstanley1@tnstate.edu

 

EDUCATION

 

            Ph.D.               Mississippi State University, 2001

                                                Public Policy and Administration

Dissertation: “The Effect Of Casino Gaming On Financing Education In Mississippi: An Impact Assessment”

 

            M.P.A.             University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 1997

                                                Public Policy/State Government

M.P.A. Capstone Paper: “Leadership in Public Organizations: Determining Differences Between Leadership Style and Behavior”

 

            B.S.                 Tennessee Temple University, 1995

                                                History/Political Science, Cum Laude

                                                Internship: Kentucky Legislative Research Commission

 

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

 

            Public Policy                                                   International Relations

            Public Budgeting                                             Comparative Government

State & Local Government                              Research Methods

                                   

REFEREED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

 

“Lottery Adoption Among Counties In Tennessee: Findings From A Logistic Regression Model.” Forthcoming publication in the International Journal of Public Administration, with P. Edward French & Sangho Moon.

 

“Measuring The Impact Of Casino Proceeds On Local Per Pupil Expenditures In Mississippi.”  International Journal of Public Administration, 2003, Vol. 26 #4, p. 455 – 470. 

 


“The Lottery, Southern States, and the Federal Government: A Formula For Perpetual Success Or Inevitable Destruction In Education Policy?”  Forthcoming publication in Public Administration Quarterly, Spring 2003.  With P. Edward French.

 

“An Empirical Assessment Of Lottery Proceeds On Education In The American States.” Chicago Policy Review, Vol. 6, No. 1, p. 45-60, Spring 2002. With P. Edward French.

 

“Assessing the Impact of State Lotteries on Education Policy Among the American States.”  Public Budgeting, Accounting, & Financial Management, 2001, Vol. 14, No. 1, p. 57-69.  With P. Edward French.

 

Can Students Truly Benefit From State Lotteries:  A Look at Lottery Expenditures Toward Education in the American States Social Science Journal, Volume 40, No. 2, Summer 200l.

 

Book Reviews:

           

Banovetz, James M (ed).  1996.  Managing Local Government Finance:  Case Studies In Decision Making.  Washington, D.C.: ICMA.  Pgs. 78. Public Productivity Management Review, Summer 2003

 

Watson, Robert P.  2002.  Public Administration: Cases In Managerial Role Playing.  New York: Longman Press.  Pgs. 179. Public Productivity Management Review, Summer 2003.

 

Khan, Aman; Hildreth, Bartley W. (ed).  2003.  Case Studies in Public Budgeting and Financial Management.  Second Edition.  New York:  Marcel Dekker Publishing.  Pgs. 800.  Public Productivity Management Review, Summer 2003.

 

Dror, Yehezkel.  The Capacity To Govern: A Report to the Club of Rome.  London: Frank Cass Publishers. 2001. 264 p. Public Productivity Management Review, Fall 2002.

 

O’Brien (ed), Contesting Global Governance: Multilateral Economic Institutions and Global Social Movements. Mass.: Cambridge University Press, 2001.  Public Productivity Management Review, Fall 2002.

 

Nye Joseph S., Donahue, John D (ed).  Governance In A Globalizing World. Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institute, 2001.  Public Productivity Management Review, Fall 2002.

 


Works in Progress:

“Local School Board Governance In Tennessee:  The Impact of Professionalism on Student Achievement.”  Research Grant Proposal for The Center of Excellence In Research.

 

A Logistic Regression Model Explaining Casino Adoption Among Counties In Mississippi.”  Submitted to Politics & Policy. With P. Edward French.

 

“Measuring The Impact Of Casino Proceeds On Total Per Pupil Assessment Values In Mississippi.”  Submitted to Public Budgeting, Financial Management and Accounting.

 

 

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

(Non-peer Reviewed)

 

“An Assessment Of the Casino Industries Impact On Education Spending In Mississippi.”  A Stennis Institute Of Government Report.  Stennis Institute of Government, Mississippi State University.

 

Technical Assistance Report: Lauderdale County, Mississippi. 2000. Salary Survey, Job Descriptions, and Compensation Plan.  Stennis Institute of Government, Mississippi State University.

 

Technical Assistance Report: The City of Laural, Mississippi. 1999.  Salary Survey, Job Descriptions, and Compensation Plan.  Stennis Institute of Government, Mississippi State University.

 

Technical Assistance Report: The City of Quitman, Mississippi. 1998.  Salary Survey, Job Descriptions, and Compensation Plan.  Stennis Institute of Government, Mississippi State University.

 

AWARDS

 

Most Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award, Western Social Science Association, Reno, Nevada 2001. With P. Edward French.

 

Most Outstanding Doctoral Student Paper Award, SECOPA, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1999. With P. Edward French.

 

Inducted into Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society, Mississippi State University, 2001

 

Inducted into Alpha Theta Chi Honor Society, Mississippi State University, 2000

 

Inducted into Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society, Mississippi State University, 2000

                

Received Crusader Award for Academic and Athletic Achievement, Tennessee Temple University, 1995

 

Received Flora Hudson Talley Academic and Athletic Scholarship, Tennessee Temple University, 1993 – 95

 

Selected as School Representative at the Center for the Study of the Presidency, Tennessee Temple University, 1994

 

Inducted into the National Dean's List Honor Society, Tennessee Temple University 1992- 1994

 

Inducted into Who’s Who Among America’s College Students, Tennessee Temple University 1992 – 1994

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

 

Testing the Assumptions of Pooled Time Series Cross-Sectional Regression Analysis Through ARIMA and Interrupted Time Series Modeling.  With Sangho Moon, & Alex Sekwat, WSSA, 2004, Salt Lake City, Utah.

 

The Volunteer Tax For The Volunteer State:  A Look at the Recent Adoption of Tennessee’s State Lottery.  With P. Edward French, SECOPA, Savannah, GA, Oct. 05, 2002.

 

Guest Lecturer, Comptroller of the Treasure, State of Tennessee. Presentation Title: Identifying Possible Problems In Policy Analysis.  August 6, 2003.

 

Guest Lecturer, NELD Leadership Symposium, Presentation Title: Ethical Leadership In Public Organizations.  June 11, 2003, Nashville, TN.

 

“State Gaming Adoption: A View From Two Southern States,” WSSA, 2003 Las Vegas.

 

Guest Panel Discussant, “Does Tennessee Need a Lottery?”  Televised debate on Nashville’s Public Television (NPT), October 29, 2002.

 

Panel Moderator, Conference on “Planning and the Future of Tennessee: The Future of Energy in Tennessee,” Presented by The Tennessee Chapter of ASPA, Nashville, TN, 2002.

 

Measuring the Impact Of Casino Dollars On Local Government Assessment Values.”  With P. Edward French, SECOPA 2002, Columbia, SC, Oct. 05, 2002.

 

“An Assessment of the Indirect Effect of Casino Revenues on Federal Allocations For Education” With P. Edward French, Association for Budgeting and Financial Management, Kansas City, MO, October 12, 2002.

 

“Measuring Casino Revenues Impact On Local Per Pupil Expenditures In Mississippi.”  Western Social Science Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2002.

 

Panel Moderator, Conference on “Excellence In Tennessee Governance,” Presented by The Tennessee Chapter of ASPA, Nashville, TN, 2001.

 

“Measuring the Impact of Casino Revenue On State & Local Per Pupil Expenditures In Mississippi.” Southeastern Conference on Public Administration, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 2001.

 

“Policy Makers - Wake Up and Smell the Coffee, Lotteries are Still an Enormous Hoax!”  Western Social Science Conference in Reno, Nevada 2001.

 

“Measuring the Impact of Casino Revenue on Total (Federal, State and Local Spending) Per Pupil Expenditures in Mississippi.” Mississippi Political Science Association, Diamond Head, MS 2001. 

 

Lotteries, the American States and the Federal Government: A Formula For Perpetual Success or Inevitable Destruction in Education Policy?” Southeastern Conference on Public Administration, Greensboro, N.C. 2000.

 

Are States With Lotteries Experiencing Budgetary Discrimination From The Federal Government In Education Policy?” The Citadel Symposium On Southern Politics, Charleston, South Carolina. 2000.

 

“Can Students Truly Benefit From State Lotteries?  A Look At Lottery Expenditures Toward Education In Southern States.” Southeastern Conference On Public Administration, St. Petersburg, Florida 1999.

 

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT

 

Present - 2001             Assistant Professor, Tennessee State University

2001 - 1999                 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Mississippi State University

2001 - 1997                 Research Assistant, Mississippi State University, Stennis Institute of Government

1999 - 1997                 Graduate Research Assistant, Mississippi State University, Department of political science

1997 - 1995                 Teaching and Research Assistant, Tennessee Temple University

1994                            Research Assistant, Kentucky Legislative Research Commission

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

 

Nontraditional and Alternative Delivery Committee, Chair Dr. Nettles, Tennessee State University, 2003.

 

Faculty Senate Representative for Institute of Government, Tennessee State University, Present – 2001

 

Faculty Senator For The Institute of Government, TSU, Executive Committee Member: Parliamentarian

 

Academic I Subcommittee Member – Faculty Senate, Tennessee State University, 2002– 2003

 

Executive Subcommittee Member – Faculty Senate, Tennessee State University, 2002 – 2001

 

Doctoral Student Roundtable Discussion, “What I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me On the Way to My Ph.D.” Institute of Government, Tennessee State University

 

Served as Ph.D. Student Representative for Public Policy and Administration                                   

Program, Mississippi State University, 1998 – 2000

 

Congressional Campaign, Representative Zach Wamp, 1994

 

President Of the College Republicans at Tennessee Temple University, 1992 - 1994

 

INSTRUCTION EXPERIENCE

Undergraduate

            Introduction to American Government

           

Masters Level

            Seminar in Public Administration

            Seminar in Organizational Theory

            Seminar in Urban Administration

            Seminar in Fiscal Management: Public Budgeting I

            Seminar in Public Policy Analysis

            Seminar in Public Administration Ethics

            Seminar in Tennessee State Government

            Seminar In Public Organizational Leadership

           

Ph.D. Level

            Seminar in Public Organization Theory

            Seminar In Applied Statistical Analysis

            Seminar In Research Methods

 

DISSERTATION COMMITTEES

 

Diane Wilde, 2001-02, Ethical Decision Making Among Professional Administrators

 

Srabanti Sarkar, 2002-2003, A Comparative Study of Contracting Out By Large, Medium, and Small Municipalities in the United States

 

Ron Mauer, 2002 -

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS, AFFILIATIONS, AND HONORARIES

 

            American Society of Public Administration (ASPA)

            Western Social Science Association (WSSA)

            Pi Sigma Alpha (National Political Science Honorary)       

Alpha Theta Chi (National Academic Honorary)

            Pi Alpha Alpha (National Public Administration Honorary)

            Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Honorary of Kentucky Colonel

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION

White Male

Single with no dependents

Age: 35

Height: 6’0”

Weight: 190

Hobbies: Jogging and lifting weights; Baseball Card Collecting; Atlanta Braves Fan