Faculty Profile

Nathan Hutson

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

    

Education

PhD, University of Southern California, 2019.
Major: Urban Planning and Development
Dissertation Title: The Development Implications of China’s Belt and Road Initiative for Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus
MA, University of Texas, 2012.
Major: Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies
MPA, University of Texas at Austin, 2004.
Major: Public Affairs
Degree Specialization: Environmental Policy

Current Scheduled Teaching*

PADM 4130.001, American Intergovernmental Relations, Fall 2022 Syllabus
PADM 5300.001, Introduction to Planning, Fall 2022 Syllabus
PADM 6710.004, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Fall 2022

* 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*

PADM 2120.001, Introduction to Urban and Regional Planning, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 4180.001, Urban Planning Studio, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 2120.001, Introduction to Urban and Regional Planning, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 4170.001, Methods in Urban Planning Research and Analysis, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 2120.001, Introduction to Urban and Regional Planning, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 3220.001, Land Use and Transportation Planning, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 5300.001, Introduction to Planning, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 2120.001, Introduction to Urban and Regional Planning, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 6710.004, Seminar in Public Administration and Management, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 1980.001, Experimental Course, Spring 2020 Syllabus
PADM 3220.001, Land Use and Transportation Planning, Spring 2020 Syllabus
PADM 2120.001, Introduction to Urban and Regional Planning, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
PADM 4450.001, Public Policy Analysis, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT

* 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 Chapter
Giuliano, G., Hutson, N., Kang, S., Yuan, Q. (2020). Material Flows in the Global City. ‘Urban Empires: Cities as Global Rulers in the New Urban World’. Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/Urban-Empires-Cities-as-Global-Rulers-in-the-New-Urban-World/Glaeser-Kourtit-Nijkamp/p/book/9781138601710
Magazine/Trade Publication
Hutson, N. (2021). Perspectives: Central Asia confronts obstacles on path to warm-water port. New York, New York: Harriman Institute, Columbia University. https://eurasianet.org/perspectives-central-asia-confronts-obstacles-on-path-to-warm-water-port
Newspaper
Hutson, N., McGraw-Olive, M. (2021). Uzbekistan rising as Central Asian integration catalyst. https://eurasianet.org/
White Paper
Huynh, N., Hutson, N., Sauri, S., Smith, D., Dulebenets, M., Sun, Y., Schonfeld, P., Van Duin, R., Dau Ngo, T., Khankharli, G., Harder, F. (2019). Challenges and the Road Ahead for Intermodal Freight Terminals. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/centennial/papers/AT050-Final.pdf

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Hutson, N. (Principal), Fischer, L. (Co-Principal), "MPO Environmental Screening: Tools for a Healthier, Sustainable Transportation Future," Sponsored by Environmental Defense Fund, National, $20000 Funded. (September 1, 2021August 31, 2022).
Hutson, N. (Principal), Bomba, M. S. (Co-Principal), "Policy and Border Constraints to Proposed Rail Connectivity in Central and South Asia," Sponsored by McNatt Logistics Institute, University of North Texas, $10000 Funded. (September 1, 2020September 1, 2021).
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  • 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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