Dr. Brian K. Collins
University of North Texas
Public Administration
(940) 565-2318
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Education

PhD, Indiana University, 2000.
Major: Political Science
BA, Transylvania University, 1989.
Major: Political Science

Professional Positions

Academic - Post-Secondary
Chair, University of North Texas. (September 1, 2018 – Present).
MPA Coordinator, University of North Texas. (January 1, 2017August 30, 2018).
Professional
Policy Researcher, Council of State Governments. (August 30, 1991August 1, 1992).
Uncategorized
Associate Professor, University of North Texas. (2008 – Present).
PhD Program Coordinator, University of North Texas. (20082010).
Associate Professor, Texas Tech University. (20072008).
MPA Internship Director, Texas Tech University. (20032008).
MPA Program Coordinator, Texas Tech University. (20032008).
MPA Student Advisor, Texas Tech University. (20032008).
NASPAA Principal Representative, Texas Tech University. (20032008).
Pi Alpha Alpha Faculty Advisor, Texas Tech University. (20032008).
Research Associate, Texas Tech University. (20012008).
Associate Professor, Texas Tech University. (August 30, 2001August 30, 2007).
Assistant Professor, Oklahoma Christian University. (19982001).

Professional Memberships

Member, American Society for Public Administration. (Present).

Midwest Political Science Association. (January 1992 – Present).

Development Activities Attended

Workshop,"Building a Climate of Civility in Your Department," UNT Faculty Success, Denton, TX, United States of America. (March 1, 2019March 1, 2019).

Conference Attendance,"Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration Annual Conference," Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, Atlanta, GA, United States of America. (October 14, 2018October 17, 2018).

Faculty Fellowship,"Leadership Fellows," UNT, Denton, Texas, United States of America. (September 2017May 2018).

Conference Attendance,"2018 Academic Chairpersons Conference," Kansas State University, Orlando, Florida, United States of America. (February 14, 2018February 16, 2018).

Seminar,"The Art of Participatory Leadership," UNT, Denton, TX, United States of America. (January 11, 2018January 13, 2018).

Seminar,"Crucial Conversations," UNT, Denton, TX, United States of America. (January 8, 2018January 9, 2018).

Conference Attendance,"Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration Annual Conference," Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, Washington, DC, United States of America. (October 11, 2017October 14, 2017).

Conference Attendance,"Site Visitor Training," Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, Denton, TX, United States of America. (October 11, 2017October 14, 2017).

Seminar,"Accreditation Institute," Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, Washington, DC, United States of America. (October 11, 2017October 14, 2017).

Awards and Honors

Leadership Fellow, UNT. (September 2017May 2018).

Best Article Award, Public and Nonprofit Management Section, Academy of Management. (20082008).

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
PADM 4130, American Intergovernmental Relations, 3 courses.
PADM 5010, Public Administration and Society, 11 courses.
PADM 5035, Professional Practice for Public managers, 7 courses.
PADM 5500, Administrative Research Methods I, 4 courses.
PADM 5700, Seminar in Public Administration, 10 courses.
PADM 5800, Public Management Internship, 1 course.
PADM 5810, MPA Internship Practicum, 1 course.
PADM 6035, Social Science Inquiry, 7 courses.
PADM 6310, Seminar in Public Policy Implemention, 1 course.
PADM 6320, Seminar in Public Analysis and Program Evaluation, 1 course.
PADM 6700, Workshop in Public Administration, 1 course.
PADM 6710, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, 5 courses.
PADM 6900, Special Problems, 6 courses.
PADM 6940, Directed Research in Public Administration, 12 courses.
PADM 6950, Doctoral Dissertation, 15 courses.

Directed Student Learning

Dissertation Committee Member, Public Administration. (January 2018 – Present).

Doctoral Advisory Committee Chair, Public Administration. (January 2018 – Present).

Doctoral Advisory Committee Member, Public Administration. (January 2018 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Chair, Public Administration. (January 2017 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Member, Public Administration. (January 2017 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Member, Public Administration. (January 2017 – Present).

Doctoral Advisory Committee Member, Public Administration. (January 2017 – Present).

Doctoral Advisory Committee Member, Public Administration. (January 2017 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Member, Public Administration. (December 2014 – Present).

Dissertation Committee Chair, Public Administration. (August 2012May 2018).

Doctoral Comprehensive Exam Member or Grader, Public Administration. (September 2017February 2018).

Doctoral Comprehensive Exam Member or Grader, Public Administration. (September 2017February 2018).

Doctoral Comprehensive Exam Member or Grader, Public Administration. (September 2017October 2017).

Doctoral Advisory Committee Member, Public Administration. (December 2015December 2016).

Doctoral Advisory Committee Chair, Public Administration. (September 2015February 2016).

Dissertation Committee Chair,"DETERMINANTS OF CITIZENS’ 311 USE BEHAVIORS: 311 CITIZEN-INITIATED CONTACT, CONTACT CHANNEL CHOICE, AND FREQUENT USE," Public Administration. (January 2011May 2015).

Dissertation Committee Chair,"MORALITY & MORTALITY: THE ROLE OF VALUES IN THE ADOPTION OF LAWS GOVERNING THE INVOLUNTARY REMOVAL OF LIFE-SUSTAINING MEDICAL TREATMENT IN U.S. STATES,". (20102014).

Dissertation Committee Member, Public Administration. (20092014).

Dissertation Committee Member. (20092014).

Art Education and Art History. (September 2010December 2013).

Dissertation Committee Chair,"DRILLING DOWN NATURAL GAS WELL PERMITTING POLICY: EXAMINING THE EFFECTS OF INSTITUTIONAL ARRANGEMENTS ON CITIZEN PARTICIPATION AND POLICY OUTCOMES,". (20092013).

Dissertation Committee Member. (20092013).

Dissertation Committee Member. (20092013).

Dissertation Committee Member. (20042008).

Awards and Honors

Professor of the Year, Public Administration Student Association. (August 2011August 2012).

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Collins, B. (2010). Governing State Economies: The Costs of Democracy.
Book Chapter
Collins, B. (2011). "Agency Forms and Reforms: Institutional Design for State-Centric Networks and Block Grant Administration" in Networked Governance: The Future of Intergovernmental Management.
Collins, B. (2004). "Information Asymmetry in Public Investment Management" in Financial Management Theory in the Public Sector.
Journal Article
Collins, B., Andrew, S. A., Khunwishit, S. (2016). Complex Grant Contracting and Social Equity: Barriers to Municipal Access in Federal Block Grant Programs. Public Performance and Managment Review. 39(2), 406-429.
Wu, W., Change, S., Collins, B. (2015). Mobilizing Voluntary Organizations in Taiwanese Emergency Response: Citizen Engagement and Local Fire Branch Heads. Journal of Comtemporary Eastern Asia. 14(2), 45-55. http://eastasia.yu.ac.kr/
Collins, B. (2014). Credit and Credibility: State Government Bond Ratings, 1975-2002. American Review of Public Administration. 44(1), 112-123. http://scholar.google.com/scholar?q=link:http%3A%2F%2Farp.sagepub.com%2Fcontent%2F44%2F1%2F112.abstract
Collins, B. (2010). Using Shared Technology in Bioterrorism Planning and Response: Do Privacy Laws Affect Administrative Judgments?.
Collins, B. (2009). Are Satisfied Citizens Willing to Pay More? Public Sector Consumerism as Equitable Social Exchange.
Collins, B. (2008). Taken for Granted? Managing for Social Equity in Grant Programs..
Collins, B. (2008). What's the Problem in Public Sector Workforce Recruitment? A Comparative Analysis of the Public, Nonprofit, and Private Sectors..
Collins, B. (2007). Public Health Coalitions: Patterns and Perceptions in State Immunization Programs.
Collins, B. (2007). Utilization of Pharmacy Services among Rural Elders in West Texas:  Distance Barriers and Implications for Telepharmacy Policy.
Collins, B. (2006). Childhood Immunization Coverage in US State: The Impact of State Policy Interventions and Programmatic Support.
Collins, B. (2006). Redistributive Policy and Devolution:  Is State-Administration a Road Block (Grant) to Equitable Access to Federal Funds?.
Collins, B. (2005). Utilization of Hospital Services among Older Rural Persons: A Comparison of Critical Access Hospitals and Community Hospitals.
Collins, B. (2003). The Texas Office of Rural Community Affairs: Will State Agency Reorganization Improve Rural Health Care in Texas?.
Collins, B. (1997). The Political Economy of Corporate Taxation.
Technical Report
Collins, B., Kim, H. J. (2007). City of Laredo: Citizen Preferences about Parks and Recreation.
Collins, B., Gerber, B. J. (2005). Analysis of State Non-Entitlement Community Development Block Grant Programs.
Collins, B. (2005). Lubbock Bioscience Resource Assessment.
Collins, B., Khan, A., Cannon, B. (2005). Regional Underemployment Survey Report.
Collins, B., Gerber, B. J. (2005). The Cost-Effectiveness of Relocating the Office of Rural Community Affairs.
Collins, B., Khan, A., Cannon, B. (2004). Regional Workforce Survey of Lubbock and Surrounding Counties.
Webpage
Collins, B. (2005). Market Lubbock: Workforce Development Survey.

Presentations Given

Collins, B. K. (Author), Tao, J. (Author), Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, 2019, Are 311 Systems Leading or Lagging Indicators of Performance?, Southern Political Science Association, Austin, TX, United States of America. (20192019).

Tao, J. (Author & Presenter), Collins, B. K. (Author), Deil S. Wright Symposium, Do Local Governments with Higher Citizen Ratings on Service Quality Have Higher Service Performance Transparency? Evidence from U.S. Local Governments, American Society for Public Administration, Denver, CO, United States of America. (20182018).

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Deil S. Wright Symposium, Franchising the Regulation of Fracking: Governance Solutions to Intergovernmental Coordination Dilemmas in US States and Local Governments, American Society for Public Administration, Denver, Colorado, United States of America. (20182018).

Collins, B. (Author & Presenter), Annual Conference, Institutional Dilemmas of Parks Governance or How to Keep Your Job., Texas Recreation and Parks Society-North Region, Denton, TX, United States of America. (20172017).

Collins, B. (Author & Presenter), Mexico Exchange Program, Limited Government in a Modern Context, UNT, Denton, TX, United States of America. (20162016).

Collins, B. (Author & Presenter), Annual Meeting, CRM Technologies and Urban Performance: A Comparative Analysis of Citizen Satisfaction., Southeastern Conference of Public Administration, Raleigh, NC, United States of America. (20162016).

Collins, B. (Chair), Annual Meeting, Environmental Justice and Diverse Communities, Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, United States of America. (20162016).

Collins, B. (Author & Presenter), Long, L. (Author), Annual Meeting, Governing Fracking at the Municipal Level: A Comparative Institutional Analysis of Setback Policy, Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, United States of America. (20162016).

Collins, B. (Moderator), Annual Meeting, Public Sector Performance, Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, United States of America. (20152015).

Collins, B. (Author & Presenter), Annual Meeting, System Errors: Does Digital Engagement Affect Citizen Satisfaction?, Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, United States of America. (20152015).

Collins, B. (Author & Presenter), The Constitutional Foundations of Satisfied Citizens, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, Taiwan. (20152015).

Collins, B. (Author & Presenter), Managing Smart Cities: The Promise and Peril of 311 Services., National Taipei University, Taipei, Taiwan, Taiwan. (20152015).

Collins, B. (Author & Presenter), Civic Engagement in Public Admininstration, SooChow University, Taiwan, Taiwan. (20152015).

Collins, B. (Author & Presenter), How do we serve the public? Citizens, Consumers, and Coproducers., National Taipei University, Taipei, Taiwan, Taiwan. (20152015).

Credit and Credibility: A Historical Analysis of State Government Bond Ratings, 1975-2002. (20122012).

A Critical Review of Volunteerism and Disaster Response: Using Situational Analysis to Improve Volunteer Management. (20112011).

Inergovernmental Grant Contracting at the Municipal Level: The Role and Impact of Contracting Capacity and Competencies. (20112011).

Volunteerism in the Time of Economic Restructuring: Does Underemployment Increase Volunteerism?. (20112011).

Collins, B. (Author & Presenter), Andrew, S. A. (Author), Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Annual Meeting, Intergovernmental Grant Contracting at the Municipal Level: The Role and Impact of Contracting Capacity and Competencies, Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA), Chicago, United States of America. (20112011).

Agency Forms and Reforms: Institutional Design for State-Centric Networks and Block Grant Administration. (20102010).

Building on Rock or Sand? Equity Issues in the Neighborhood Stabilization Program. (20102010).

When Planning Becomes Marketing: Managerial Influence over Citizen Satisfaction. (20082008).

Deconstructing Citizen Satisfaction: The Portfolio Expectation Effect. (20072007).

Mandated Collaboration: Oxymoron or Opportunity in Shared Administration?. (20072007).

Relevance of New CAHME Accreditation Standards on NASPAA Health Programs and Specializations: The Case of Texas Tech University. (20072007).

The Impact of Gaps between Managerial and Public Preferences and Perceptions on Citizen Satisfaction. (20072007).

Granting Social Equity: Managing Equity-Accountability Trade-offs. (20062006).

Local and Intergovernmental Influences on Policy. (20062006).

Moving Beyond the Passive to Active Representative Bureaucracy Tansformation: Defining and Assessing the Concept of Delegated Representation. (20062006).

Why are Citizens Satisfied? Planning versus Performance. (20062006).

Positive Managerial Externalities: Does Contract Management Capacity Improve Access to Grant Funding?. (20052005).

A Political Economy of Government Bonds: Convergence of State Government Bond Ratings, 1970-2002. (20042004).

Assessing Programmatic Effort in the States: Perceptions of State Immunization Program Officials. (20042004).

At the Crossroads of Privacy and Preparation: Bioterrorism and State Immunization Registries. (20042004).

Markets or Governments: Markets or Governments? A Comparative Policy Tools Analysis of Telepharmacy Program Implementation in Texas and North Dakota. (20042004).

State Administration on Non-entitlement CDBG Programs: Institutional Choices and Transaction Costs. (20042004).

The Impact and Importance of Immunization Coalitions: Perceptions of State Immunization Program Managers. (20042004).

The Limits of Federal Block Grants: The Effect of Governmental Capacity and Decentralized Allocation Institutions on County Access to Non-entitlement Community Development Block Grants. (20042004).

Perceptions of Rural Health Care Quality: The Impact of the Critical Access Hospital Program on Rural Residents in Texas. (20032003).

Corruption in US States: Exit, Voice, and Disloyalty. (20022002).

The Public's Hospital: Elder Valuation of CAH Programs and Community Quality. (20022002).

Effective Tax Rates, Wealth Transfers, and Federalism: Is Oklahoma a Leviathan?. (20012001).

Economic Governance in US States: Bond Ratings and the Credible Threat of Incumbent Replacement. (19971997).

Reducing the Costs of Democracy: Economic Growth in US States, 1983-1992. (19971997).

Optimism or Opportunism: Revenue Forecasting in American State Government Budgeting. (19961996).

Methodological Issues in Comparative Politics and International Relations. (19951995).

The Origins of Credible Commitment to Economic Development: Contemporary Constitutions or Previous Policies?. (19951995).

The Political Economy of Corporate Taxation. (19931993).

Media Contributions

Internet
"Community development block grant," The Alt. (March 2017).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Contract
Collins, B. (Principal), Keyes, L. (Co-Principal), Tiwari, C. (Supporting), "Senior Services Age Friendly Cities Assessment, San Antonio, Texas," Sponsored by City of San Antonio, Local, $114196 Funded. (April 1, 2019December 30, 2019).
Fite, J. (Co-Principal), Collins, B. (Co-Principal), Andrew, S. A. (Co-Principal), Krueger, S. (Co-Principal), "Frisco Emerging Trends," Sponsored by Frisco Economic Development Corporation, Local, $25000 Funded. (September 2018May 2019).
Collins, B. K. (Principal), "DCTA Community Survey," Sponsored by Denton County Transportation Authority, Local, $2934 Funded. (June 2017October 2017).
Uncategorized
Collins, B. (Principal), "Parks and Recreation in the City of Laredo: A Citizen Satisfaction Survey," Sponsored by City of Laredo, $16498. (2007).
Collins, B. (Principal), "Parks and Recreation in the Cities of Lubbock and Arlington: Citizen Satisfaction Surveys," Sponsored by Service Learning Grant, Department of Political Science, Texas Tech University, $18000. (20062006).
Collins, B. (Principal), "Lubbock Bioscience Resource Assessment," Sponsored by Lubbock Economic Development Allience, $15721. (20052005).
Collins, B. (Co-Principal), "Underemployment in the South Plains, Texas," Sponsored by Lubbock Economic Development Alliance, $44580. (20042005).
Collins, B. (Co-Principal), "A Regional Economic Study of South Plains, Texas: Workforce Surveys," Sponsored by Market Lubbock Inc., $108906. (20032004).
Collins, B. (Other), "Comparative Assessment of the Value of Programs and Policies to Achieve Higher Texas Childhood Immunization Rates," Sponsored by Grant obtained by Chancellor David R. Smith, $60000. (20032003).
Collins, B. (Principal), "Innovations in State Rural Development Organizations," Sponsored by Texas Tech University Research Enhancement Fund, $2990. (20032003).
Collins, B. (Principal), "Partisan Politics and Sustainable Economic Development in US Municipalities," Sponsored by Texas Tech University Research Enhancement Fund, $1700. (20022002).
Collins, B. (Co-Principal), "The Cost-Effectiveness of Operations Relocation for the Texas Office of Rural Community Affairs," Sponsored by Texas Office of Rural Community Affairs, $44876. (20022002).

Service

University Service

Committee Member, College of Health and Public Service Development Strategic Plan Committee. (June 10, 2019 – Present).

Member, Graduate Student Teaching Evaluation. (2016 – Present).

Committee Member, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for HPS - Search Committee. (January 2019February 2019).

Director, MPA Program Coordinator. (January 1, 2017August 31, 2018).

Member, Curriculum Committee. (September 2016August 2018).

Member, Leadership Fellows. (September 2017May 2018).

Committee Member, Art of Participatory Leadership Host Committee. (October 2017January 2018).

Member, Dean Search Committee. (December 2016December 2017).

Member, Development Planning Committee. (June 2016December 2016).

Member, Community Development Committee. (January 2016December 2016).

Chairperson, Personnel Committee. (September 2015May 2016).

Chairperson, Curriculum and Program Development Committee. (September 2014May 2015).

Committee Member, PACS Post-Tenure Review Committee. (20082008).

Other, Service Learning Advisory Committee. (20072008).

Other, Service Learning Advisory Committee. (20052008).

Committee Member, Service Learning Advisory Committee. (20042008).

Other, Call-to-Serve. (20032008).

Committee Member, Merit Review Committee. (20032008).

Committee Member, MPA Faculty Search Committee. (20032008).

Committee Member, Graduate Program Review Committee. (20062007).

Committee Member, Service Learning Fellowship Selection Committee. (20052006).

Other, Christ In Action. (20022003).

Professional Service

Reviewer, Journal Article, Public Administration Review. (January 2005 – Present).

Discussant, Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Austin, TX. (January 17, 2019January 17, 2019).

Committee Member, Healthcare Concentration Executive Committee. (2006August 2008).

Other, American Society for Public Administration. (20072007).

Other, American Society for Public Administration. (20072007).

Other, American Society for Public Administration. (20062006).

Other, Multiple public and nonprofit agencies. (20052005).

Other, Regional coaltion of workforce development agencies. (20052005).

Other, Regional Economic development officials. (20042004).

Other, Southwestern Political Science Association. (20032003).

Other, Executive Committee of the Office of Rural Community Affairs. (20022002).

Other, Southern Political Science Association. (19961996).

Consulting

Government, Denton County Transportation Authority, Lewisville, Texas, United States of America. (May 1, 2016October 30, 2016).

City of Arlington, TX. (20072007).

Committee on Peer Review and Accreditation, National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration. (20072007).

Pemberton Professional Services and the City of Laredo, Texas. (20072007).

Texas Health Service Region #1. (20072007).

Government, Big Springs Economic Development, Big Springs, TX. (April 2007April 2007).

City of Lubbock, TX. (20062006).

Lubbock Economic Development Alliance. (20052005).

Lubbock Economic Development Alliance. (20052005).

Lubbock Economic Alliance. (20042004).

Lubbock Economic Alliance. (20042004).

Texas Office of Rural Community Affairs. (20022002).

Lexington,KY: Council of State Governments. (19911991).

National Association of State Telecommunication Directors, Lexington,KY: Council of State Governments. (19901990).

National Association of State Treasurers, Lexington, KY: Council of State Governments. (19901990).