Welcome to the Levin College of Urban Affairs

Fourth Annual Levin College Research Conference

Levin College of Urban Affairs

DATE: Thursday, August 25, 2016
LOCATION: Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University

Levin College held it's fourth annual research conference on August 25th. Faculty, staff, and doctoral students presented recent research project and publication accomplishments.

AGENDA  - (Printable Version)
8:00 am – 8:30 am: Continental Breakfast (Atrium)

8:30 am – 8:45 am: Welcome and Conference Opening (Atrium)

Roland Anglin, Ph.D., Dean, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University

BREAK (5 minutes)

8:50 – 10:20   Session 1
Session 1A: Evaluation of Housing Trends (Bonda)
Source of Income Discrimination and Fair Housing Policy (Tighe, Hatch, Mead)
A Shift Share Regression Approach…Voucher Program (Mikelbank, Thomas)
The Right to Housing (Keating)
Cuyahoga County Foreclosure Prevention Program: Re-defaults and Foreclosure (Hexter, Schnoke)
Session 1B:  Entrepreneurs and Ecosystems (Sweet)
High Growth Firms: Delineating Definitions, Industries and Business Cycle Performance (Piazza)
Measuring High Growth Firms (Yun)
Measuring Entrepreneurial Ecosystems (Taich)
Diffusion of University Innovation and Building University-Industry Collaborations Through the Use of State-Wide Web Portals (Lendel)
Public Data vs. Public Policy: Techniques of Estimating Data (Cyran)

BREAK (10 minutes)

10:30 – 12:00 Session 2
Session 2A: Governance in Uncertain and Disruptive Times(Bonda)
Change Calls Upon Public Administrators to Act, But in What Way? (Zingale, Cook, Mazanec)
Network Structure and Adaptive Capacity in Watershed Governance (Kellogg, Samata)
Why do Local Leaders Cooperate Across Boundaries? (Rubado)
Are You Scared Yet? On the Ethic of Sustainability and the Politics of Fear in Public Administration (Spicer, Bowen)
Session 2B:  Teaching Codes of Conduct, Hearing Diverse Voices and Challenging Authority (Sweet)
Who’s In Charge Here? Keeping Volunteers in Check in Uncertain Times (Groble)
Can a Game Help in Learning Planning Ethics (Long)
Quite Voices: Misalignment of the Three Cs in Public Administration Curriculum (Hatch)
Panhandling Politics and Regulation of Charitable Fundraising in Ohio’s Cities (Mead)
BREAK (15 minutes)

12:15 – 1:15   Lunch - Brown Bag (Bonda) All Participants Please Attend

The New Urban Agenda (Kellogg, Schnoke)

BREAK (15 minutes)

1:30 – 2:45 Session 3
Session 3A: Legacy Neighborhood Revitalization (Bonda)
Urban Neighborhood Retail Study (Date)
Urban Preservation: A Community/Economic Development Perspective (Ryberg-Webster)
Cost Benefit and Fiscal Impact Analysis of Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits (Guzman)
Session 3B:  Measuring Impacts of Institutions and Infrastructure (Sweet)
University Economic Impacts  (Clouse)
Commuter Rail Lines and Metropolitan Population Movement Patterns (Ganning, et al)
Fiscal and Economic Impact Analysis of Proposed Nexus Natural Gas Pipeline on the City of Green (Simons, Thomas, Lendel, Townley)
BREAK (15 minutes)

3:00-4:00 Faculty Meeting