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Lauren Hamilton Edwards

LaurenEdwards
Assistant Professor, Public Policy
ledwards@umbc.edu
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Education
Ph.D., Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University and Georgia Institute of Technology
M.P.A., University of North Texas
B.B.S., Hardin-Simmons University

Research Interests
Nonprofit and public management; strategic management, planning and performance; public participation and co-production; program evaluation; diversity and gender issues

Recent Publications
“Does Performance Measurement Lead to Better Outcomes? Evidence from the U.S. Public Transit Industry,” with Theodore Poister and Obed Pasha. Public Administration Review, vol. 73, no. 4 (2013).

“The Impact of Strategic Planning on Organizational Outcomes,” with Theodore Poister and Obed Pasha. Public Performance and Management Review, vol. 36, no. 4 (2013).

“Explaining Gender Pay Disparities in Nonprofit Industries,” with Lewis Falk and Gregory Lewis. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly (2012).

Experience and Honors

  • Howard G and S. Louise Phanstiel Award for Best Paper in Public Management at the Public Management Research Conference, 2011
  • Excellence in Teaching Policy Award, Georgia State University, 2010