Faculty Profile

Lisa Dicke

Title
Professor
Department
Public Administration
College
College of Health and Public Service

    

Education

PhD, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2000.
Major: Political Science/ Public Administration, American Government, Political Theory/ Accountability in Human Services Contracting: Stewardship Theory and the Internal Perspective
MPA, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, 1993.
Major: Health Administration
Degree Specialization: Public Administration
BA, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, 1992.
Major: English, Sociology minor, summa cum laude

Current Scheduled Teaching*

PADM 4210.001, Introduction to Philanthropy and Fundraising, Fall 2021 Syllabus
PADM 5030.001, Managing Human Resources, Fall 2021

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

SOWK 5503.991, Death, Dying and Bereavement, Spring 2021 SPOT
SOWK 5113.991, Human Behavior in the Social Environment II, Spring 2021 SPOT
SOWK 5843.991, Social Work Advanced Field Seminar and Field Practicum II, Spring 2021 SPOT
SOWK 5843.992, Social Work Advanced Field Seminar and Field Practicum II, Spring 2021 SPOT
SOWK 5253.991, Social Work Advanced Practice II Interventions, Spring 2021 SPOT
SOWK 5253.992, Social Work Advanced Practice II Interventions, Spring 2021 SPOT
SOWK 5803.991, Social Work Foundation Field Seminar and Field Practicum I, Spring 2021 SPOT
SOWK 5223.991, Social Work Practice III Groups, Spring 2021 SPOT
SOWK 5103.991, Human Behavior in the Social Environment I, Fall 2020
PADM 4210.051, Introduction to Philanthropy and Fundraising, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 5040.001, Nonprofit Management, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 6710.003, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
SOWK 5833.991, Social Work Advanced Field Seminar and Field Practicum I, Fall 2020
SOWK 5833.992, Social Work Advanced Field Seminar and Field Practicum I, Fall 2020
SOWK 5233.991, Social Work Advanced Practice I, Fall 2020
SOWK 5233.992, Social Work Advanced Practice I, Fall 2020
SOWK 5303.991, Social Work History and Social Welfare Policy, Fall 2020
SOWK 5203.991, Social Work Practice I Individuals and Systems, Fall 2020
SOWK 5213.991, Social Work Practice II Organizations and Communities, Fall 2020
PADM 4300.001, Nonprofit Leadership Capstone, Spring 2020 Syllabus
PADM 5700.004, Seminar in Public Administration, Spring 2020 Syllabus
PADM 6710.008, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Spring 2020 Syllabus
PADM 4210.051, Introduction to Philanthropy and Fundraising, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 5030.001, Managing Human Resources, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 5030.001, Managing Human Resources, Spring 2019 SPOT
PADM 6015.001, Public Organization Research and Theory, Spring 2019 SPOT
SOWK 5813.890, Social Work Foundation Field Seminar and Field Practicum II, Summer 10W 2018
PADM 5700.002, Seminar in Public Administration, Spring 2018 SPOT
PADM 6710.002, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Spring 2018 SPOT
PADM 6015.001, Public Organization Research and Theory, Spring 2017 SPOT
PADM 5700.003, Seminar in Public Administration, Spring 2017 SPOT
PADM 6710.003, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Spring 2017 SPOT
PADM 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2016
PADM 5020.001, Leading and Managing Public Organizations, Fall 2016 SPOT
PADM 5700.002, Seminar in Public Administration, Fall 2016 SPOT
PADM 6710.002, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Fall 2016 SPOT
PADM 5030.001, Managing Human Resources, Summer 10W 2016 SPOT
PADM 5900.711, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2016
PADM 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2016
PADM 5700.004, Seminar in Public Administration, Spring 2016 SPOT
PADM 6900.002, Special Problems, Spring 2016
PADM 6950.701, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2015
PADM 5020.001, Leading and Managing Public Organizations, Fall 2015 SPOT
PADM 5700.004, Seminar in Public Administration, Fall 2015 SPOT
PADM 5900.700, Special Problems, Fall 2015
PADM 5900.711, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2015
PADM 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2015
PADM 5030.001, Managing Human Resources, Spring 2015
PADM 6015.001, Public Organization Research and Theory, Spring 2015
PADM 6940.002, Directed Research in Public Administration, Fall 2014
PADM 6950.701, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2014
PADM 5020.001, Leading and Managing Public Organizations, Fall 2014
PADM 5700.002, Seminar in Public Administration, Fall 2014
PADM 6710.002, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Fall 2014
PADM 6950.700, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2014
PADM 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2014
PADM 5030.001, Managing Human Resources, Spring 2014
PADM 6015.001, Public Organization Research and Theory, Spring 2014
PADM 6900.002, Special Problems, Spring 2014
PADM 6940.001, Directed Research in Public Administration, Fall 2013
PADM 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2013
PADM 5020.001, Leading and Managing Public Organizations, Fall 2013
PADM 5700.004, Seminar in Public Administration, Fall 2013
PADM 6710.004, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Fall 2013
PADM 6950.706, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2013
PADM 6015.001, Public Organization Research and Theory, Spring 2013
PADM 6700.003, Workshop in Public Administration, Spring 2013
PADM 5030.001, Managing Human Resources, Fall 2012
PADM 5700.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Fall 2012
PADM 6710.001, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Fall 2012
PADM 6900.001, Special Problems, Fall 2012
PADM 6900.004, Special Problems, Fall 2012
PADM 6900.710, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2012
PADM 6700.001, Workshop in Public Administration, Summer 10W 2012
PADM 6700.002, Workshop in Public Administration, Summer 10W 2012
PADM 6940.701, Directed Research in Public Administration, Spring 2012
PADM 6015.001, Public Organization Research and Theory, Spring 2012
PADM 6900.001, Special Problems, Spring 2012
PADM 6900.002, Special Problems, Spring 2012
PADM 6900.003, Special Problems, Spring 2012
PADM 5030.001, Managing Human Resources, Fall 2011
PADM 5700.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Fall 2011
PADM 6710.001, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Fall 2011
PADM 6710.005, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Fall 2011
PADM 6900.001, Special Problems, Fall 2011
PADM 6900.002, Special Problems, Fall 2011
PADM 6900.003, Special Problems, Fall 2011
PADM 6950.700, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2011
PADM 5035.001, Professional Practice for Public managers, Summer 10W 2011
PADM 6700.001, Workshop in Public Administration, Summer 10W 2011
PADM 6700.002, Workshop in Public Administration, Summer 10W 2011
PADM 6940.700, Directed Research in Public Administration, Spring 2011
PADM 6940.701, Directed Research in Public Administration, Spring 2011
PADM 6950.701, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2011
PADM 5040.001, Nonprofit Management, Spring 2011
PADM 6015.001, Public Organization Research and Theory, Spring 2011
PADM 6015.791, Public Organization Research and Theory, Spring 2011
PADM 6710.004, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Spring 2011
PADM 6900.001, Special Problems, Spring 2011
PADM 6950.701, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2010
PADM 5020.001, Leading and Managing Public Organizations, Fall 2010
PADM 5700.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Fall 2010
PADM 6710.001, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Fall 2010
PADM 6950.700, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W2 2010
PADM 5035.001, Professional Practice for Public managers, Summer 10W 2010
PADM 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2010
PADM 5035.001, Professional Practice for Public managers, Spring 2010
PADM 6015.001, Public Organization Research and Theory, Spring 2010
PADM 6950.701, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2009
PADM 5020.001, Leading and Managing Public Organizations, Fall 2009
PADM 5020.002, Leading and Managing Public Organizations, Fall 2009
EADP 4900.001, Special Problems, Fall 2009
PADM 6950.712, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 10W 2009
PADM 5700.004, Seminar in Public Administration, Summer 10W 2009
PADM 6710.004, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Summer 10W 2009
PADM 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2009
PADM 5030.001, Managing Human Resources, Spring 2009
PADM 5035.001, Professional Practice for Public managers, Spring 2009
PADM 5700.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Spring 2009
PADM 5700.791, Seminar in Public Administration, Spring 2009
PADM 6710.001, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Spring 2009
PADM 6950.701, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2008
PADM 5020.001, Leading and Managing Public Organizations, Fall 2008
PADM 5700.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Fall 2008
PADM 5900.700, Special Problems, Fall 2008
PADM 5040.001, Nonprofit Management, Summer 10W 2008
PADM 5900.700, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2008
PADM 5900.701, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2008
PADM 5035.001, Professional Practice for Public managers, Spring 2008
PADM 6015.001, Public Organization Research and Theory, Spring 2008
PADM 5700.003, Seminar in Public Administration, Spring 2008
PADM 5900.001, Special Problems, Spring 2008
PADM 5020.001, Leading and Managing Public Organizations, Fall 2007
PADM 5035.001, Professional Practice for Public managers, Fall 2007
PADM 5040.001, Nonprofit Management, Summer 10W 2007
PADM 5030.001, Managing Human Resources, Spring 2007
PADM 6015.001, Public Organization Research and Theory, Spring 2007
PADM 5020.001, Leading and Managing Public Organizations, Fall 2006
PADM 5700.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Fall 2006
PADM 5900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2006
PADM 6900.700, Special Problems, Fall 2006
PADM 5700.001, Seminar in Public Administration, Summer 10W 2006
PADM 3700.001, Issues in Public Administration, Spring 2006
PADM 5020.001, Leading and Managing Public Organizations, Spring 2006
PADM 5900.001, Special Problems, Spring 2006
PADM 5030.001, Managing Human Resources, Fall 2005
PADM 5040.001, Nonprofit Management, Fall 2005
PADM 6015.001, Public Organization Research and Theory, Fall 2005
PADM 4900.001, Special Problems, Fall 2005
PADM 5900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2005
PADM 5900.704, Special Problems, Fall 2005
PADM 5200.001, Public Personnel Management, Summer 10W 2005
PADM 4900.700, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2005
PADM 5900.702, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2005
PADM 5200.001, Public Personnel Management, Spring 2005
PADM 5700.004, Seminar in Public Administration, Spring 2005
PADM 4900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2005
PADM 5020.001, Governmental Management, Fall 2004
PADM 5040.001, Nonprofit Management, Fall 2004

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Ott, J., Dicke, L. A. (2016). The Nature of the Nonprofit Sector, 3rd Ed.. Westview Press.
Ott, J., Dicke, L. A. (2016). Understanding Nonprofit Organizations, 3rd.. (3rd ed.), .
Dicke, L. A. (2011). The Nature of the Nonprofit Sector, 2nd Ed.. (2nd ed.), .
Dicke, L. A. (2011). Understanding Nonprofit Organizations: Governance, Leadership, Management, 2nd Ed.. Westview Press.
Dicke, L. A. (2008). Administrative Leadership in Public Administration. M.E. Sharpe.
Book Chapter
Dicke, L. A. (2008). Review of the book Bargaining for Brooklyn: Community organizations in the Entrepreneurial City. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.
Dicke, L. A. (2007). Accountability Challenges Facing Public Sector HRM, In an Era of Downsizing, Devolution, Diffusion, and Empowerment. In Farazmand, A., (Ed.).
Dicke, L. A. (2006). Setting Service Learning Goals. In J.L. Perry, & S.G. Jones, (Eds).
Dicke, L. A. (2005). Ensuring Accountability in Human Services: The Dilemma of Measuring Moral and Ethical Performance. In H.G. Frederickson, & R. K. Ghere, (Eds.).
Dicke, L. A. (2005). Nonprofit Autonomy and Democracy?.
Conference Proceeding
Dicke, L. A. (2008). Expanding the horizons of teaching: A 360 degree view. National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration.
Dicke, L. A. (2008). Immigrant Cities and the Impact of Hurricane Katrina. American Society for Public Administration.
Dicke, L. A. (2008). Nonprofit Nonsense: Are noncharitable nonprofits nonexistent? Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Associations.
Dicke, L. A. (2008). Roundtable discussion. Everything you ever wanted to know about nonprofits*(*but were afraid to ask)! American Society for Public Administration.
Dicke, L. A. (2007). Administrative Lions or Lambs? Nonprofit Human Resources Capacities: A Community-Level Inquiry.
Dicke, L. A. (2007). Paper. American Society for Public Administration.
Dicke, L. A. (2006). " Integrating Local Nonprofits into Emergency Response Networks: An Assessment.".
Dicke, L. A. (2005). "Verification of Accountability in Multicultural Settings: A Call for a Multicultural Approaches".
Dicke, L. A. (2004). "Citizenship, Accountability, Performance and Third Party Governance: Is Anyone in Charge?".
Dicke, L. A. (2004). "Globalization and the Prospects for World Peace,".
Dicke, L. A. (2004). "Verification of Accountability in Multicultural Settings: A Call for a Multicultural Approach.".
Dicke, L. A. (2003). "Making the Connection: Finding Common Unity with Faculty, Students and the Community.".
Dicke, L. A. (2003). "Rethinking Global Civil Society.".
Dicke, L. A. (2003). "Service Learning in MPA Programs: Breaking Down the Barriers.".
Dicke, L. A. (2003). "Service Learning: What IS Being Learned?".
Dicke, L. A. (2002). "Reverberations and Challenges: Did 9-11 Create an Administrative 9-1-1 for Local Nonprofits?".
Dicke, L. A. (2002). Discussant. "Strategies and Structures: Dealing with the Challenge of Governance.".
Dicke, L. A. (2002). National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration.
Dicke, L. A. (2001). "Accountability in Human Services Contracting: Can Stewardship Theory Fill the Bill?".
Dicke, L. A. (2001). "Operational Leadership Challenges: The Case of Social Services Contracting.".
Dicke, L. A. (2000). "The Practice of Privatization in Utah.".
Dicke, L. A. (1999). Valuing Accountability in Contracting:" A Matter of Perspective.".
Critical Review
Keyes, L., Dicke, L. (2018). Ageism: Why Cultural Competency of Aging Matters. Other. Hamilton Ontario: McMaster University. https://criticalgerontology.com/ageism-cultural-competency-keyes-dicke/
Encyclopedia Article
Dicke, L. A., Heffner, A., Ratliff, P. (2017). Stakeholders Perspective in Nonprofit Organizations. Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Springer.
Dicke, L. A. (1998). ). Hierarchy. In Jay M. Shafritz, Editor-in-chief, International Encyclopedia of Public Policy and Administration (pp. 1063-1065)..
Journal Article
Jang, H., Shi, Y., Keyes, L., Dicke, L. A. (2021). Responding to the Needs of the Homeless in the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Review of Initiatives in 20 Major U.S. cities. International Journal of Public Administration. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01900692.2021.1925693?journalCode=lpad20
Valero, J., Jang, H., Dicke, L. A. (2020). Understanding Leadership Development Through Mentoring: An Examination of Mentoring in Public Service Internships. International Journal of Research in Business and Management. 2(1), 2692-2258. International Journal of Research in Business and Management.
Shi, Y., Jang, H., Keyes, L., Dicke, L. A. (2020). Nonprofit Service Continuity and Responses in the Pandemic: Disruptions, Ambiguity, Innovation and Challenges. Public Administration Review. 80(5), 874-879. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/puar.13254
English, A., Dicke, L. A. (2020). Megachurch Involvement at the Local Level: Examining Conditions for Church Action in Economic Development. Nonprofit Management & Leadership. 1-23. Wiley.
Saitgalina, M., Dicke, L. A., Birungi, P. (2019). Organizational Determinants of Political Involvement in Professional and Occupational Associations. Nonprofit Policy Forum. (2019), 15. DeGruyter. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/npf-2019-0004
Kim, J., Jang, H., Dicke, L. A. (2017). The civil health generated by neighborhood associations in Seoul, South Korea: A Consideration of Internal and External Advocacy roles. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration. 39(4), .
Benavides, A., Dicke, L. A. (2016). Upholding Conduct in the Public Sector: An Assessment of ICMA's Code of Ethics. 7(2), .
Keyes, L., Dicke, L. A. (2016). Aging in America: A Parallel Between Popular Images of Aging and Public Policy Narratives.. Administrative Theory & Praxis. 38(2), .
Daspit, J., D'Souza, D. E., Dicke, L. A. (2016). The Value-Creating Role of Firm Capactilites: Mapping Relationships Among Absorptive Capacity, Ordinary Capabilities and Performance.. Journal of Managerial Issues. 28(1), .
Dicke, L. A. (2013). Internships Adrift? Anchoring Internship Programs in Collaboration..
Benavides, A. D., Dicke, L. A., Holt, A. C. (2013). Internships Adrift? Anchoring Internship Programs in Collaboration. Journal of Public Affairs Education. 19(4), 615-634.
Dicke, L. A. (2012). Creating Public Sector Pedestals and Examining Falls from Grace. .
Dicke, L. A. (2012). Spotlight on Nonprofit Educators: Kathleen McCluskey.
Dicke, L. A. (2010). Traveling the Pedagogical Airline: A Passport to New Horizons in Nonprofit Education.
Dicke, L. A. (2004). "Civil Society, Globalization and Democracy in Bangladesh.".
Dicke, L. A. (2004). "Globalization, Civil Society and Democracy?: An Organizational Assessment.
Dicke, L. A. (2004). "Street-Level Leadership in the Public Sector: A Case Study of the Challenges.".
Dicke, L. A. (2004). "Successful Service Learning: A Matter of Ideology?".
Dicke, L. A. (2003). "Post 9-11 Human Resources Management in Nonprofit Organizations.".
Dicke, L. A. (2003). "Supplemental Security Income.".
Dicke, L. A. (2002). "A Test: Can Stewardship Theory Serve as a Second Conceptual Foundation for Accountability Methods in Contracted Human Services?".
Dicke, L. A. (2002). "Ensuring Accountability in Human Services Contracting: Can Stewardship Theory Fill the Bill?".
Dicke, L. A. (2001). Challenges Facing Public Sector HRM in an Era of Downsizing, Devolution, Diffusion and Empowerment…and Accountability?.
Dicke, L. A. (2001). Public Sector Reform, Moral and Ethical Accountability, and Performance Measurement Technology.".
Dicke, L. A. (2000). "Important but Largely Unanswered Questions about Accountability in Contracted Public Human Services.".
Dicke, L. A. (1999). "Public Agency Accountability in Human Services Contracting.".
Magazine/Trade Publication
Benavides, A., Dicke, L. A. (2009). Professional Organizations and Upholding Ethics. page 6.
Dicke, L. A. (2004). Using Service Learning: An Assessment. PA Times, 27(10).
Other
Dicke, L. A. (2020). Symposium Editor Topic on Community Based Services and Advocacy. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration. ASPA SHHSA.
Research Report
Dicke, L. A. (2008). Performance and Program Audit: Impact of Funding. A report on the YMCAs of Metropolitan Dallas and Fort Worth.
Technical Report
Dicke, L. A. (2014). How can Professional Membership Organizations Provide Meaningful Value for the Members?: Creating Models of Affiliation and Engagement. 87 pages.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Fellowship
Dicke, L. A. (Principal), "Instituting Service Learning Activities in the Texas Tech MPA program.," Sponsored by Academy Service-Learning Partners Fellowship, Private, $3000 Funded. (20022003).
Grant - Research
Dicke, L. A., Sweeten, B., "Expanding Community Frontiers: PUSHing for Success," Sponsored by UNT PACS, University of North Texas, $4984.00 Funded. (2016).
Dicke, L. A., Saitgalina, M., "How Can Professional Membership Associations Provide Meaningful Value for their Members?," Sponsored by American Society of Association Executives, Private, $7976.00 Funded. (June 2013January 2014).
Dicke, L. A. (Principal), "Sustaining volunteerism," Sponsored by American Society of Association Executives, Private, $1415 Funded. (20112011).
Dicke, L. A. (Principal), ""Performance and Program Audit: Impact of Funding." An evaluation of the YMCAs of Metropolitan Dallas and Fort Worth," Sponsored by Hatton W. Sumners Foundation, Private, $32000 Funded. (20072008).
Dicke, L. A. (Principal), ""Ensuring Quality of Care in Nursing Home Services: Identifying Administrative Best Practices."," Sponsored by Texas Tech University Research Enhancement Fund, State, $3000 Funded. (20022003).
Grant - Service
Jang, H. (Principal), Dicke, L. (Principal), "Charn Fund Proposal: Study Abroad Program Development in South Korea," Sponsored by University of North Texas, University of North Texas, $2000 Funded. (June 2019August 2020).
Grant - Teaching
Dicke, L. A., "UNT Faculty Success Mentoring Grant," Sponsored by UNT Faculty Success, University of North Texas, $750.00 Funded. (20132014).
Jang, H., Dicke, L. A. (Co-Principal), "Faculty Success Mentoring Grant," Sponsored by UNT Faculty Success, University of North Texas, $1500.00 Funded. (20122013).
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

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out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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