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).
Associate Professor, University of North Texas. (2008 – Present).
Associate Professor, Texas Tech University. (20072008).
Research Associate, Texas Tech University. (September 2001August 2008).
Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University. (20012007).
Assistant Professor, Oklahoma Christian University. (19982001).
Professional
Policy Researcher, Council of State Governments. (19911992).

Professional Memberships

International City/County Management Association. (July 2019 – Present).

Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning. (October 2018 – Present).

North Texas City Management Association. (September 2018 – Present).

Texas City Management Association. (April 2018 – Present).

American Society for Public Administration. (2001 – Present).

Southeastern Conference for Public Administration. (20182020).

Midwest Political Science Association. (19922017).

American Political Science Association. (19922005).

Development Activities Attended

Workshop,"Intercultural Competencies," UNT Division of International Affairs, Denton, TX, United States of America. (November 10, 2021November 10, 2021).

Workshop,"Advanced Practice of Participatory Leadership: Open Space Technology," UNT Office of the Provost, Denton, TX, United States of America. (October 22, 2021October 22, 2021).

Workshop,"Equity NOW!," University of Southern California, United States of America. (October 6, 2020October 20, 2020).

Workshop,"Advanced Practice of Participatory Leadership: Limiting Beliefs," University of North Texas, Denton, TX, United States of America. (June 16, 2020June 16, 2020).

Workshop,"Advanced Practice of Participatory Leadership: Working Through Stale Periods," University of North Texas, Denton, TX, United States of America. (May 22, 2020May 22, 2020).

Workshop,"Advanced Practice of Participatory Leadership: Boundaries, Connectors, and Constraints," University of North Texas, Denton, TX, United States of America. (January 8, 2020January 10, 2020).

Seminar,"Accreditation Institute," Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, Los Angeles, CA, United States of America. (October 2019October 2019).

Conference Attendance,"Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration Annual Conference," Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, Los Angeles, CA, United States of America. (October 14, 2019October 18, 2019).

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

Seminar,"Accreditation Institute," Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, Atlanta, GA, United States of America. (October 2018October 2018).

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).

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

Workshop,"Site Visitor Training," Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, Washington, DC, United States of America. (October 2017October 2017).

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,"Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration Annual Conference," Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, Seattle, WA, United States of America. (October 14, 2007October 18, 2007).

Seminar,"Accreditation Institute," Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, Minneapolis, MN, United States of America. (October 2006October 2006).

Conference Attendance,"Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration Annual Conference," Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, Minneapolis, MN, United States of America. (October 16, 2006October 20, 2006).

Seminar,"Accreditation Institute," Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, Washington, DC, United States of America. (October 2005October 2005).

Workshop,"Site Visitor Training," Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, Washington, DC, United States of America. (October 2005October 2005).

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 14, 2005October 17, 2005).

Seminar,"Accreditation Institute," Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, Indianapolis, IN, United States of America. (October 2004October 2004).

Workshop,"Site Visitor Training," Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, Indianapolis, IN, United States of America. (October 2004October 2004).

Conference Attendance,"Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration Annual Conference," Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, Indianapolis, IN, United States of America. (October 14, 2004October 18, 2004).

Seminar,"Accreditation Institute," Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, Pittsburgh, PA, United States of America. (October 2003October 2003).

Workshop,"Site Visitor Training," Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, Pittsburgh, PA, United States of America. (October 2003October 2003).

Conference Attendance,"Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration Annual Conference," Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration, Pittsburg, PA, United States of America. (October 17, 2003October 21, 2003).

Awards and Honors

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

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
PADM 4130, American Intergovernmental Relations, 3 courses.
PADM 5010, Public Administration and Society, 14 courses.
PADM 5035, Professional Practice for Public managers, 9 courses.
PADM 5500, Administrative Research Methods I, 4 courses.
PADM 5700, Seminar in Public Administration, 10 courses.
PADM 5800, Public Management Internship, 3 courses.
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, 19 courses.

Teaching at Other Institutions

Texas Tech University, American Public Policy, POLS 2102, 2001.

Texas Tech University, City Management, PUAD 5000x, 2001.

Texas Tech University, Information Technology for Public Administration, PUAD 500x, 2001.

Texas Tech University, Law for Public Administrators, PUAD 500X, 2001.

Texas Tech University, Public Policy Analysis, HON 4000, 2001.

Texas Tech University, Public Policy Theory and Process, PUAD 500x, 2001.

Oklahoma Christian University, American Political Economy, BHS 1000, 1999.

Oklahoma Christian University, Global Political Economy, BHS 4020, 1999.

Oklahoma Christian University, Introduction to American Politics, BHS 1010, 1999.

Oklahoma Christian University, Introduction to World Politics, BHS 2020, 1999.

Oklahoma Christian University, Legal Analysis, BHS 3100, 1999.

Oklahoma Christian University, Local Politics and Policy, BHS 3020, 1999.

Oklahoma Christian University, Political Parties and Interest Groups, BHS 3300, 1999.

Oklahoma Christian University, Presidency and Congress, BHS 3400, 1999.

Oklahoma Christian University, Research Methods in Political Science, BHS 4400, 1999.

Directed Student Learning

Dissertation Committee Chair, Public Administration. (January 10, 2022 – Present).

Doctoral Advisory Committee Chair, Public Administration. (January 2022 – Present).

Doctoral Advisory Committee Chair, Public Administration. (January 2020December 2021).

Dissertation Committee Chair,"A Multi-level Governance Approach To Understanding Implementation of Stormwater Policies​," Public Administration. (January 2017December 15, 2021).

Dissertation Committee Chair,"Smart Governance and Implementation Of Smart Technologies In U.S. Local Governments," Public Administration. (January 2016February 2021).

Dissertation Committee Member, Public Administration. (January 2018May 2020).

Dissertation Committee Member, Public Administration. (January 2017December 2019).

Dissertation Committee Member, Public Administration. (December 2014December 2019).

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

Doctoral Advisory Committee Member, Public Administration. (January 2017December 2018).

Dissertation Committee Chair,"Volunteerism and Social Learning Theory," Public Administration. (January 2015May 2018).

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

Doctoral Advisory Committee Member, Public Administration. (January 2017December 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 Member, Public Administration. (20092014).

Dissertation Committee Member. (20092014).

Dissertation Committee Member,"Evaluating the Cultural Plan of Austin, Texas (2013-12)," 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," Public Administration. (20092013).

Dissertation Committee Member. (20092013).

Dissertation Committee Member. (20092013).

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," Public Administration. (20102012).

Dissertation Committee Member. (20042008).

Awards and Honors

Professor of the Year, Public Administration Student Association. (20122012).

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Collins, B. K. (2010). Governing State Economies: The Costs of Democracy. Saarbrucken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing.
Book Chapter
Collins, B. K. (2021). Franchising the Regulation of Fracking: Governance Solutions to Intergovernmental Coordination Dilemmas in US States and Municipalities. Cooperation and Conflict between State and Local Government. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers. https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781538139325/Cooperation-and-Conflict-between-State-and-Local-Government
Tao, J., Collins, B. K. (2021). Local Government Performance Transparency: The Impact of State Open Records Laws. Cooperation and Conflict between State and Local Government. Lanham, MD:. https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781538139325/Cooperation-and-Conflict-between-State-and-Local-Government
Collins, B. K. (2011). "Agency Forms and Reforms: Institutional Design for State-Centric Networks and Block Grant Administration" in Networked Governance: The Future of Intergovernmental Management. Networked Governance: The Future of Intergovernmental Management. 127-144. Washington DC: Sage CQ Press. https://www.amazon.com/Networked-Governance-Future-Intergovernmental-Management/dp/1452203253
Collins, B. K., Khan, A. (2004). "Information Asymmetry in Public Investment Management" in Financial Management Theory in the Public Sector. Financial Management Theory in the Public Sector. 25-55. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.
Journal Article
Keyes, L. M., Li, Q., Collins, B., Rivera-Torres, S. (2020). Senior Center Service Utilization: Do Social Ties Affect Participation Patterns?. Journal of Applied Gerontology. Online First, . SAGE. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0733464820975905
Collins, B. K., Kim, H. J., Tao, J. (2019). Managing for Citizen Satisfaction: Is Good Not Enough?. Journal of Public and Nonprofit Affairs. 5(1), 21-38. https://doi.org/10.20899/jpna.5.1.21-38
Collins, B. K., Andrew, S., 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. https://doi.org/10.1080/15309576.2015.1108797
Collins, B. K., Long, L. C. (2015). The Underemployment Puzzle: The Effects Of Overqualification And Involuntary Part-Time Status On Volunteering. Public Administration Quarterly. 39(4), 23-49. https://search.proquest.com/docview/1770072818?pq-origsite=gscholar
Wu, W., Change, S., Collins, B. K. (2015). Mobilizing Voluntary Organizations in Taiwanese Emergency Response: Citizen Engagement and Local Fire Branch Heads. Journal of Comtemporary Eastern Asia. 14(2), 45-55. https://doi.org/10.17477/jcea.2015.14.2.045
Collins, B. K. (2014). Credit and Credibility: State Government Bond Ratings, 1975-2002. American Review of Public Administration. 44(1), 112-123. https://doi.org/10.1177/0275074012460424
Collins, B. K. (2010). Using Shared Technology in Bioterrorism Planning and Response: Do Privacy Laws Affect Administrative Judgments?. Homeland Security Review. 4(1), 43-56. https://heinonline.org/HOL/LandingPage?handle=hein.journals/homlndsr4&div=6&id=&page=
Collins, B. K., Kim, H. J. (2009). Are Satisfied Citizens Willing to Pay More? Public Sector Consumerism as Equitable Social Exchange. Public Money & Management. 29(2), 109-116. https://doi.org/10.1080/09540960902768004
Collins, B. K., Gerber, B. J. (2008). Taken for Granted? Managing for Social Equity in Grant Programs.. Public Administration Review. 68(6), 1128-1141. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-6210.2008.00960.x
Collins, B. K. (2008). What's the Problem in Public Sector Workforce Recruitment? A Comparative Analysis of the Public, Nonprofit, and Private Sectors.. International Journal of Public Administration. 31(14), 1592-1608. https://doi.org/10.1080/01900690802434214
Morrow, H., Collins, B. K., Smith, D. R. (2007). Public Health Coalitions: Patterns and Perceptions in State Immunization Programs. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration. 30(2), 156-175. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17557691/
Collins, B. K., Borders, T. F., TeBrink, K. L., Xu, K. T. (2007). Utilization of Pharmacy Services among Rural Elders in West Texas:  Distance Barriers and Implications for Telepharmacy Policy. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration. 30(1), 75-97. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17557697/
Collins, B. K., Morrow, H., Ramirez, J., Cochrane, C. E., Smith, D. R. (2006). Childhood Immunization Coverage in US State: The Impact of State Policy Interventions and Programmatic Support. Journal of Health and Social Policy. 22(1), 77-92. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17135110/
Collins, B. K., Gerber, B. J. (2006). Redistributive Policy and Devolution: Is State-Administration a Road Block (Grant) to Equitable Access to Federal Funds?. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. 16(4), 613-632. https://doi.org/10.1093/jopart/muj010
Collins, B. K., Borders, T. F. (2005). Utilization of Hospital Services among Older Rural Persons: A Comparison of Critical Access Hospitals and Community Hospitals. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration. 28(1), 135-152. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/16521618/
Collins, B. K., Gerber, B. J. (2003). The Texas Office of Rural Community Affairs: Will State Agency Reorganization Improve Rural Health Care in Texas?. Texas Journal of Rural Health. 21(2), 20-30. http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.608.2498&rep=rep1&type=pdf
Williams, J. T., Collins, B. K. (1997). The Political Economy of Corporate Taxation. American Journal of Political Science. 41(1), 208-244. https://www.jstor.org/stable/2111714
Research Report
Keyes, L. M., Tiwari, C., Collins, B., Lightbourne, J. (2019). San Antonio Senior Services Assessment Report.
Fite, J. T., Collins, B. K., Krueger, S., Andrew, S. Economic Development Corporation Trends Report.
Collins, B. K. (2016). DCTA Community Survey: Evaluating Passenger and Non-Passenger Perceptions and Preferences.
Collins, B. K., Kim, H. J. (2007). City of Laredo: Citizen Preferences about Parks and Recreation.
Collins, B. K. (2006). City of Arlington: Citizen Preferences about Parks and Recreation.
Collins, B. K. (2006). City of Lubbock: Citizen Preferences about Parks and Recreation.
Collins, B. K. (2005). Lubbock Bioscience Economic Development Resource Report, 2005.
Collins, B. K., Cannon, B., Khan, A. (2005). West Texas Regional Underemployment Report.
Collins, B. K., Cannon, B., Khan, A. (2004). Regional Workforce Report for Lubbock and the South Plains.
Collins, B. K., Gerber, B. J. (2002). The Cost-Effectiveness of Relocating the Office of Rural Community Affairs.
Collins, B. (1991). Innovations in Intergovernmental Highway Traffic Safety Programs.. Lexington, Kentucky: Council of State Governments.
Pasqual, S., Collins, B., Reid, M. (1990). Local Government Investment Pools. Lexington, Kentucky: Council of State Governments.
Collins, B. (1990). Multi-state Cooperative Purchasing: Process and Problems. Lexington, Kentucky: Council of State Governments.
Technical Report
Collins, B., Benavides, A. (2014). UNT MPA Program Self-Study Report.
Collins, B. (2007). Texas Tech University MPA Program Self-Study Report.
Webpage
Collins, B. K., Nutsch, D. (2005). Lubbock and South Plains Regional Workforce Labor Market by Occupations.
White Paper
Krueger, S., Keyes, L., Collins, B., Vicars-Nance, J., Havir, K., Wheeler, T. City of Allen Collaboration with Community Nonprofit Organizations: Options, Recommendations, and Best Practices.
Keyes, L., Krueger, S., Collins, B., Vicars-Nance, J., Havir, K., Wheeler, T. City of Allen Social Service System Response to COVID-19.
Keyes, L., Collins, B., Tiwari, C. (2019). San Antonio Senior Services Assessment Report, Prepared for the Department of Human Services.

Presentations Given

Invited Talk

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

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

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

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

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

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis, Reducing the Costs of Democracy: Economic Growth in US States, 1983-1992, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, United States of America. (19971997).

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis, Optimism or Opportunism: Revenue Forecasting in American State Government Budgeting, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, United States of America. (19961996).

Oral Presentation

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Andrew, S. (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).

Panel Presentation

Collins, B. (Presenter), Jang, H. (Presenter), Keyes, L. (Presenter), Texas Volunteer Management Conference, Volunteerism and COVID-19, Texas Volunteer Management Association, Virtual, United States of America. (2021).

Keyes, L. (Author & Presenter), Collins, B. (Author), ICMA 2020 Annual Conference UNITE: A Digital Event, San Antonio Senior Centers Assessment: Innovations in Age Friendly Planning Funded by the Department of Human Services, City of San Antonio, Texas, International City County Managers Association, Virtual Event, United States of America. (20202020).

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).

Collins, B. K. (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. K. (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. K. (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), Annual Conference, Cultural Competencies in the Interpretation of Citizen Satisfaction: Does Variation in Hispanic Cultural Identity Affect Quality and Satisfaction Assessment of Municipal Goods and Services?, American Society for Public Administration, Washington, DC, United States of America. (20142014).

Collins, B. (Author & Presenter), Annual Conference, Citizen Satisfaction with Municipal Services: Interpreting the Language of Hispanic Cultural Identification, Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, United States of America. (20122012).

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Annual Meeting, Credit and Credibility: A Historical Analysis of State Government Bond Ratings, 1975-2002, Southern Political Science Association, New Orleans, LA, United States of America. (20122012).

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Annual meeting, A Critical Review of Volunteerism and Disaster Response: Using Situational Analysis to Improve Volunteer Management, Western Political Science Association, San Antonio, TX, United States of America. (20112011).

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Long, L. (Author), Annual meeting, Volunteerism in the Time of Economic Restructuring: Does Underemployment Increase Volunteerism?, Western Political Science Association, San Antonio, TX, United States of America. (20112011).

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Annual meeting, Building on Rock or Sand? Equity Issues in the Neighborhood Stabilization Program, American Society for Public Administration, San Jose, CA, United States of America. (20102010).

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Kim, H. J. (Author), Annual meeting, When Planning Becomes Marketing: Managerial Influence over Citizen Satisfaction, American Society for Public Administration, Dallas, TX, United States of America. (20082008).

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Annual meeting, Relevance of New CAHME Accreditation Standards on NASPAA Health Programs and Specializations: The Case of Texas Tech University, National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, Seattle, Washington, United States of America. (20072007).

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Kim, H. J. (Author), Annual Research Conference, The Impact of Gaps between Managerial and Public Preferences and Perceptions on Citizen Satisfaction, Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Conference, Washington DC, United States of America. (20072007).

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Kim, H. J. (Author), Annual meeting, Deconstructing Citizen Satisfaction: The Portfolio Expectation Effect, American Society for Public Administration, Washington, DC, United States of America. (20072007).

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Annual meeting, Mandated Collaboration: Oxymoron or Opportunity in Shared Administration?, American Society for Public Administration, Washington, DC, United States of America. (20072007).

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Kim, H. J. (Author), Annual meeting, Why are Citizens Satisfied? Planning versus Performance, Central Texas chapter of the American Society for Public Administration, San Antonio, TX, United States of America. (20062006).

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Gerber, B. J. (Author), Annual Meeting, Moving Beyond the Passive to Active Representative Bureaucracy Tansformation: Defining and Assessing the Concept of Delegated Representation, State Politics and Policy, Lubbock, Texas, United States of America. (20062006).

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Annual Meeting, Granting Social Equity: Managing Equity-Accountability Trade-offs, American Society for Public Administration, Denver, CO, United States of America. (20062006).

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Annual Meeting, Positive Managerial Externalities: Does Contract Management Capacity Improve Access to Grant Funding?, Public Management Research Association, Los Angeles, CA, United States of America. (20052005).

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Annual meeting, State Administration on Non-entitlement CDBG Programs: Institutional Choices and Transaction Costs, American Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, United States of America. (20042004).

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Morrow, H. (Author), National Immunization Conference, Assessing Programmatic Effort in the States: Perceptions of State Immunization Program Officials, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nashville, TN, United States of America. (20042004).

Morrow, H. (Author & Presenter), Collins, B. K. (Author), National Immunization Conference, The Impact and Importance of Immunization Coalitions: Perceptions of State Immunization Program Managers, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nashville, TN, United States of America. (20042004).

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Annual meeting, A Political Economy of Government Bonds: Convergence of State Government Bond Ratings, 1970-2002, Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, United States of America. (20042004).

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Annual meeting, At the Crossroads of Privacy and Preparation: Bioterrorism and State Immunization Registries, Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, United States of America. (20042004).

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Gerber, B. J. (Author), Annual meeting, 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, State Politics and Policy Association, Akron, OH, United States of America. (20042004).

Collins, B. K. (Author), Lewis, J. M. (Author & Presenter), Annual meeting, Markets or Governments? A Comparative Policy Tools Analysis of Telepharmacy Program Implementation in Texas and North Dakota, Southwestern Political Science Association, Corpus Christi, TX, United States of America. (20042004).

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Annual meeting, Perceptions of Rural Health Care Quality: The Impact of the Critical Access Hospital Program on Rural Residents in Texas, Southwestern Political Science Association, San Antonio, TX, United States of America. (20032003).

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Annual meeting, The Public's Hospital: Elder Valuation of CAH Programs and Community Quality, American Political Science Association, Boston, MA, United States of America. (20022002).

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Annual meeting, Corruption in US States: Exit, Voice, and Disloyalty, Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, United States of America. (20022002).

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Annual meeting, Effective Tax Rates, Wealth Transfers, and Federalism: Is Oklahoma a Leviathan?, Religion, Freedom, and Prosperity in Oklahoma, Ada, OK, United States of America. (20012001).

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Annual meeting, Economic Governance in US States: Bond Ratings and the Credible Threat of Incumbent Replacement, Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, United States of America. (19971997).

Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Annual meeting, Optimism or Opportunism: Revenue Forecasting in American State Government Budgeting, Southern Political Science Association, Atlanta, GA, United States of America. (19961996).

Williams, J. T. (Author & Presenter), Lichbach, M. I. (Author), Collins, B. K. (Author), Annual meeting, The Origins of Credible Commitment to Economic Development: Contemporary Constitutions or Previous Policies?, American Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, United States of America. (19951995).

Williams, J. T. (Author), Collins, B. K. (Author & Presenter), Annual meeting, The Political Economy of Corporate Taxation, Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, United States of America. (19931993).

Professional Meeting Contribution

Collins, B. (Panelist), North Texas City Management Association Fall Luncheon, Emerging Trends in Local Government, North Texas City Management Association, Grand Prairie, Texas, United States of America. (20212021).

Collins, B. (Author & Presenter), Dicke, L. A. (Author & Presenter), Jang, H. (Author & Presenter), Keyes, L. (Author & Presenter), Texas Volunteer Management Conference, 2020 Metroplex Volunteer Report, COVID Cancelled, United States of America. (20202021).

Symposium

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. K. (Author & Presenter), Deil S. Wright Symposium, Agency Forms and Reforms: Institutional Design for State-Centric Networks and Block Grant Administration, American Society for Public Administration, San Jose, CA, United States of America. (20102010).

Media Contributions

Internet
"Community development block grants and the Trump Administration," The Alt. (March 2017).
Newspaper
"Local Government Ethics," Lubbock Avalanche. (October 2002).
Other
"Effectiveness of ORCA as Administrative Agency," Agency hearing. (June 2006).
Radio
"Public Management Education," Abilene Public Radio. (April 2006).
TV
"Public Administration Education at UNT," DTV. (November 2019).
"Local Government Elections," Lubbock Fox 4 TV. (April 2005).
"Council-Manager Form of Government," Lubbock Fox 4 TV. (April 2004).
"Electoral College," Oklahoma City NBC TV. (November 6, 2000).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Contract
Fite, J. T. (Co-Principal), Collins, B. K. (Co-Principal), Andrew, S. (Co-Principal), Krueger, E. L. (Co-Principal), "Frisco Emerging Trends," Sponsored by Frisco Economic Development Corporation, Local, $25000 Funded. (September 2018May 2019).
Grant - Research
Collins, B. K. (Principal), "Innovations in State Rural Development Organizations," Sponsored by Texas Tech University Research Enhancement Fund, State, $2990 Funded. (June 2003August 2003).
Collins, B. K. (Principal), "Partisan Politics and Sustainable Economic Development in US Municipalities," Sponsored by Texas Tech University Research Enhancement Fund, State, $1700 Funded. (March 2002March 2002).
Grant - Teaching
Collins, B. K. (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, Local, $18000 Funded. (January 2006August 2006).
Sponsored Research
Collins, B. K. (Principal), Keyes, L. M. (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).
Collins, B. K. (Principal), "DCTA Community Survey," Sponsored by Denton County Transportation Authority, Local, $2934 Funded. (June 2017October 2017).
Collins, B. K. (Principal), "Parks and Recreation in the City of Laredo: A Citizen Satisfaction Survey," Sponsored by City of Laredo, Local, $16498 Funded. (January 2007July 2007).
Collins, B. K. (Principal), "Lubbock Bioscience Resource Assessment," Sponsored by Lubbock Economic Development Allience, Local, $15721 Funded. (January 2005August 2005).
Collins, B. K. (Co-Principal), "Underemployment in the South Plains, Texas," Sponsored by Lubbock Economic Development Alliance, Local, $44580 Funded. (August 2004April 2005).
Collins, B. K. (Co-Principal), "A Regional Economic Study of South Plains, Texas: Workforce Surveys," Sponsored by Market Lubbock Inc., Local, $108906 Funded. (January 2003August 2004).
Collins, B. K. (Supporting), "Comparative Assessment of the Value of Programs and Policies to Achieve Higher Texas Childhood Immunization Rates," Sponsored by Merck, Private, $60000 Funded. (January 2003August 2003).
Collins, B. K. (Co-Principal), "The Cost-Effectiveness of Operations Relocation for the Texas Office of Rural Community Affairs," Sponsored by Texas Office of Rural Community Affairs, State, $44876 Funded. (April 2002December 2002).

Awards and Honors

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

Service

University Service

Committee Member, Executive Committee. (February 2022 – Present).

Faculty Mentor, Faculty Mentor - Nathan Hutson. (September 2019 – Present).

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

Member, Peer Teaching Evaluation Committee. (2016 – Present).

Member, UNT NASPAA Principal Representative. (September 2018December 2021).

Committee Member, HPS Development Strategic Plan Committee. (June 10, 2019August 2020).

Director, UNT MPA Internship Program. (September 2018March 2020).

Committee Member, UNT MPA Exam Committee. (September 2008August 2019).

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

Member, Tenure and Promotion Committee. (September 2008September 2018).

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

Member, Curriculum and Program Development Committee. (September 2016August 2018).

Member, PhD Exam Committee. (September 2008August 2018).

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

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

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

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

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

Chairperson, PACS College Tenure and Promotion Committee. (September 2015August 2016).

Committee Member, MPA Faculty Search Committee. (20142015).

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

Committee Member, MPA Faculty Search Committee. (20122013).

Committee Member, Merit Review Committee. (20102011).

Member, Curriculum and Program Development Committee. (September 2008August 2011).

Director, UNT PhD Program. (20082010).

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

Other, Texas Tech University Service Learning Advisory Committee. (20072008).

Other, Texas Tech University Service Learning Advisory Committee. (20052008).

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

Committee Member, Merit Review Committee. (20032008).

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

Faculty Mentor, Faculty Mentor - Susan Opp. (September 2007August 2008).

Faculty Advisor, MPA Student Advisor. (September 2003August 2008).

Member, NASPAA Principal Representative. (September 2003August 2008).

Faculty Advisor, Pi Alpha Alpha - Texas Tech University. (September 2003August 2008).

Member, TTU NASPAA Principal Representative. (September 2003August 2008).

Director, TTU MPA Program Director. (August 1, 2003August 31, 2008).

Director, TTU MPA Internship Program. (September 2003March 2008).

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

Faculty Mentor, Faculty Mentor - Haekyung Yang. (September 2005August 2007).

Faculty Mentor, Faculty Mentor - Hyun Joon Kim. (September 2004August 2007).

Committee Member, TTU MPA Faculty Search Committee. (January 2002August 2007).

Committee Member, TTU MPA Exam Committee. (September 2001August 2007).

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

Other, Christ In Action. (20022003).

Professional Service

Member, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Buffalo, NY. (March 2019 – Present).

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

Reviewer, Journal Article, Nonprofit Management and Leadership. (June 2021June 2022).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. (January 2020January 2020).

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

Reviewer, Journal Article, Urban Affairs Review. (20152018).

Reviewer, Journal Article, American Public Administration Review. (20052018).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Policy Studies Journal. (20082017).

Reviewer, Journal Article, International Journal of Emergency Management. (20162016).

Reviewer, Journal Article, International Public Management Journal. (20162016).

External T&P Letter Writer, Northern Illinois University, Denton, TX. (20162016).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Public Administration Quarterly. (20142016).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Journal of Politics. (20042016).

Session Chair, Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. (April 2016April 2016).

Reviewer, Book, Jones and Bartlett. (20152015).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. (20102015).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. (20052015).

Session Chair, Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. (April 2015April 2015).

Reviewer, Journal Article, American Political Science Review. (20132013).

Committee Member, COPRA Site Visitor Committee for University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD. (January 2013January 2013).

Reviewer, Journal Article, Journal of Public Affairs. (20122012).

Reviewer, Book, Oxford University Press. (20122012).

Session Chair, Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. (April 2012April 2012).

Committee Member, Herbert Simon Award Committee, Denton, TX. (20112011).

Committee Member, COPRA Site Visitor Committee for Penn State-Harrisburg, Harrisburg, PA. (January 2009January 2009).

Reviewer, Book, Sage Publishers. (20082008).

Committee Member, NASPAA Healthcare Concentration Executive Committee, Lubbock, TX. (October 2006August 2008).

Committee Member, COPRA Site Visitor Committee for Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL. (January 2008January 2008).

Committee Member, COPRA Site Visitor Committee for Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY. (January 2008January 2008).

Session Chair, American Society for Public Administration Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. (March 2007March 2007).

Session Chair, American Society for Public Administration Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. (March 2007March 2007).

Other, Executive Committee of the Office of Rural Community Affairs, Austin, TX. (20062006).

Reviewer, Book, Internet Encyclopedia. (20062006).

Session Chair, State Politics and Policy Annual Conference, Lubbock, TX. (May 2006May 2006).

Reviewer, Journal Article, American Journal of Political Science. (19992005).

Program Organizer, Workforce Development of West Texas, Lubbock, TX. (April 2005April 2005).

Program Organizer, Coalition of West Texas Economic Development Corporations, Big Springs, TX. (20042004).

Discussant, Southwestern Political Science Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX. (March 2003March 2003).

Discussant, Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA. (November 1996November 1996).

Discussant, American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA. (August 1995August 1995).

Public Service

Program Organizer, VolunteerNow, Denton, TX. (September 2019 – Present).

Committee Member, Young Leaders Development Committee, Texas City Management Association, Austin, TX. (July 2019 – Present).

Committee Member, Engaging Local Government Leaders Annual Conference Planning Committee, Denton, TX. (February 2021September 30, 2021).

Attendee, Meeting, YTexas, Dallas, TX. (July 2019September 2019).

Guest Speaker, Texas Office of Rural Community Affairs, Austin, TX. (20032003).

Consulting

Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Serve Denton, Denton, United States of America. (October 2019 – Present).

Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), VolunteerNow, Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (September 2019 – Present).

Government, Frisco Economic Development Corporation, Frisco, Texas, United States of America. (September 2018March 2020).

For Profit Organization, YTexas, Dallas, Texas, United States of America. (July 2019December 2019).

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

Government, Big Springs Economic Development, Big Springs, TX, United States of America. (20072007).

Government, City of Arlington, TX, Arlington, TX, United States of America. (20072007).

Government, City of Laredo, Texas, Laredo, TX, United States of America. (20072007).

Government, Texas Health Service Region #1, Lubbock, TX, United States of America. (20072007).

City of Lubbock, TX. (20062006).

Government, Lubbock Economic Development Alliance, Lubbock, TX, United States of America. (20032006).

Government, Texas Office of Rural Community Affairs, Austin, TX, United States of America. (20022003).