Vita - University of Arkansas at Little Rock by wuzhenguang

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									                                   MEAGAN M. JORDAN
                                      Institute of Government
                                University of Arkansas at Little Rock
                                            641 Ross Hall
                                       Little Rock, AR 72204

Office: 501. 569-3402                                               Email: mmjordan@ualr.edu

Academic Appointments
2005- present    Associate Professor, Institute of Government, University of Arkansas at
                 Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas

2004-2007               Inaugural Faculty (Non-tenure Track), University of Arkansas Clinton
                        School of Public Service, Little Rock, Arkansas

1999 - 2005             Assistant Professor, Institute of Government, University of Arkansas at
                        Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas

Education
Ph.D.         Public Administration, August 1999, University of Kentucky, Martin School of
              Public Policy and Administration, Lexington, Kentucky

              Dissertation: Punctuated Equilibrium as a Comprehensive Theory of Local
              Government Budgeting: The Proof is in the Tails. - Merl Hackbart, Chair

M.P.A.        Public Administration, May 1995, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little
              Rock, Arkansas

B.A.          Economics, January 1993, Austin College, Sherman, Texas

Research and Teaching Interests
State and Local Budgeting and Finance; Budget Theory; State and Local Revenue Policy,
              Economic Development, Strategic Planning, Ethics

Courses Taught
Public Financial Management                           Public Human Resource Management
Seminar in Public Budgeting                           Public and Nonprofit Strategic Planning
Public Revenue Management                             Public Personnel Issues
Economic Development Policy                           Urban Policy
Ethics in Public Administration                       Introduction to Public Administration
Sem. in Public Administration (Capstone)              Grant Writing and Fundraising


Refereed Publications
Jordan Meagan M. with Kim Hoffman. 2009. Revenue Impact of State Legislative Supermajority
       Voting Requirements. Midsouth Political Science Review, 10.
Jordan, Meagan M. and Gary A. Wagner. 2008. Revenue Diversification in Arkansas Cities: The
       Budgetary and Tax Effort Impacts. Public Budgeting and Finance, 28(3).
Jordan, Meagan M. 2006. Arkansas Revenue Stabilization Act: Stabilizing Programmatic Impact
       Through Prioritized Revenue Distribution. State and Local Government Review, 38(2).
Jordan, Meagan M. and Merl Hackbart. 2005. The Goals and Implementation Success of State
       Performance. Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting, and Financial Management,
       17(4).
Jordan, Meagan M. 2003. Punctuations and Agendas: A New Look at Local Government Budget
       Expenditures. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 22(3).
Jordan, Meagan M. 2002. Punctuated Equilibrium Theory: An Agenda-Based Theory of
       Budgeting Pp. 202-215 in Aman Khan and W. Bartley Hildreth (Eds.), Budget Theory in
       the Public Sector. Quorum Books.
Jordan, Meagan M. and Merl M. Hackbart. 1999. Performance Budgeting and Performance
       Funding in the States: A Status Assessment. Public Budgeting and Finance, 19(1).

Funded Research
Governmental Accounting Standards Board. The Effectiveness of Popular Financial Reporting
       (with Juita Yusuf). 2011.
College of Professional Studies Summer Research Grant. University of Arkansas at Little Rock,
       The New Environment for the Arkansas Revenue Stabilization Act: The Economy, the
       Courts, and the Voters. 2011.

Conference Papers
“Transparency of Local Government Financial Reporting: A Content Analysis of Popular
       Financial Reports”. Western Social Science Association- Public Finance & Budgeting
       Section. Salt Lake City, UT. (April 2011). With Juita Yusuf and Merl Hackbart.
“Popular Financial Reporting: Status of Cities”. Association of Public Budgeting and Financial
       Management (ABFM), Annual Conference. Omaha, NB. (October 2010). With Wie Yusuf
       and Merl Hackbart.
“The Tale of Two Interlocal Agreements: the Pulaski County Case”. Western Social Science
       Association- Public Finance & Budgeting Section. Reno, NV. (April 2010).
“Popular Financial Reporting as a Tool for Accountability and Transparency: Best Practices
       Workshop”. American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). San Jose, CA. (April
       2010). With Wie Yusuf and Merl Hackbart.
“Rich District, Poor Districts: The tax efforts of Arkansas school districts” [co-authored by Sharon
       Wrobel] Western Social Science Association- Public Finance & Budgeting Section, 52nd
       Annual Conference. Albuquerque, NM. (April 2009).
 “Financing Arkansas Schools: Rich Districts, Poor Districts”. Association of Public Budgeting
       and Financial Management (ABFM), 20th Annual Conference. Chicago, IL. (October
       2008).
 “Revenue Diversification in Arkansas Cities”. Association of Public Budgeting and Financial
       Management (ABFM), 18th Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA. (October 2006).
 “Arkansas Revenue Stabilization Act: Budget by Priorities” Association of Public Budgeting and
       Financial Management (October 2004) Chicago, IL.
"The Organizational and Budgetary Impact of Performance-Based Budgeting in County
       Governments" Association of Public Budgeting and Financial Management (September
       2003) Washington, D.C.
"Performance Budgeting Obstacles and Success: A preliminary survey report" Association of
        Public Budgeting and Financial Management (January 2002) Washington, DC. With Merl
        Hackbart.
"Punctuated Equilibrium Theory: A Local Government Budget Typology" Association of Public
        Budgeting and Financial Management (October 1999) Washington, D.C.
 “Intergovernmental and Intragovernmental Tax Administration: The Road Fund Case”
        Association of Public Budgeting and Financial Management (November 1998)
        Washington, D.C. With Robert Eger.
 “The Current Status of Performance Budgeting in the States: So, Why Bother?” Association of
        Public Budgeting and Financial Management (November 1997) Washington, D.C.
 “The Status of Performance Budgeting in the States” Martin School Symposium (October 1997)
        Lexington, Kentucky.
 “Local Government Budgeting From a Punctuated Equilibrium Approach” Southeastern
        Conference on Public Administration (September 1997) Knoxville, TN.
 “Residency Requirements in the City of Little Rock: Rights, Race, and Nepotism.” University of
        Kentucky Black Graduate and Professional Student’s Association Second Annual Research
        Symposium (April 1996) Lexington, KY.

Professional Service
Executive Committee. Association for Budgeting and Financial Management. 2011- present.
Chair and Discussant. Economic Development Panel. Arkansas Political Science Association,
        Annual Conference. Little Rock, AR. (March 2011).
Chair. Issues in Increasing Financial Transparency. Association of Public Budgeting and Financial
        Management (October 2010).
Editorial Board. Journal of Public Administration Education. 2010- present.
Editorial Board. Midsouth Political Science Review. 2006-present.
Editorial Board. Journal of Public Management and Social Policy. 2005- present.
Membership Committee, Association for Budgeting and Financial Management, 2005- present.
Reviewer, Public Budgeting & Finance; Public Finance and Management; American Political
        Science Review; State and Local Government Review; Policy Studies Journal; Journal of
        Public Budgeting, Accounting, and Financial Management; Journal of Public
        Management and Social Policy; Midsouth Political Science Review.
Finance Committee, American Society for Public Administration, 2006- 2008.
Discussant. Advancements in Public Financial Management Panel. Association of Public
        Budgeting and Financial Management (October 2005).
Chair and Discussant. Fiscal Policy Issues Panel. Association of Public Budgeting and Financial
        Management (October 2004).
Local Host Conference Committee, Chair of Hospitality Sub-Committee, Conference of Minority
        Public Administrators (COMPA) for 2000 Conference.

Applied Research and Technical Assistance
Trainer, Ethics in Government. Arkansas Public Administration Consortium, Certified Public
       Manager Program. 2006-2011.
Trainer, Ethics in Government. Department of Health, State of Arkansas. September 2008.
Trainer, Ethics in Government. Pulaski County Employee Training. July 2008.
Trainer, Strategic Management. Arkansas Public Administration Consortium, Certified Public
       Manager Program. January 2008.
Trainer, Strategic Planning. Arkansas Sustainability Network. December 2007.
Consultant, Strategic Planning. Literacy Action of Central Arkansas. September 2007.
Presenter/Trainer, Ethics in Government. Arkansas Public Employers Human Resources
        Association, Annual Training Conference, September 2007.
Trainer, Budget Process, Arkansas Public Administration Consortium, Certified Public Manager
        Program. 2002-2004, 2006.
Consultant. Process Review of Provost Instructional Reserve. University of Arkansas at Little
        Rock. Summer 2005.
Facilitator and Trainer, Neighborhood Leadership Team Training, COPC Grant, Fall 2000 - Fall
        2001.
Trainer, Performance Budgeting Training, Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration,
        April 10, 2000.
Researcher, Kentucky Transportation Center, Road Fund Revenue Collection and Auditing
        Processes, August 1998 – May 1999.
Research Assistant, Institute for Economic Advancement, Altheimer Economic Town Profile,
        August 1993 – December 1993.
Research Team Member, Austin College, Alternative School Calendar for the City of Sherman,
        Texas, August 1992 – December 1992.

University Service
Pi Alpha Alpha. Faculty Advisor, Fall 2000- present.
Presidential Management Internship/Fellowship. Faculty Advisor, Fall 2000- present.
Member. Faculty Appeals Committee, UALR. 2010- present.
Computer Technology Committee. College of Professional Studies. University of Arkansas at
        Little Rock. 2010-2011.
MPA Assessment Committee, Fall 2000- 2007, Chair (2005-2007).
Curriculum Committee, College of Professional Studies, University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
      2000-2001; 2005-2007, Chair (2006-2007).
Search Committee. Associate Dean of Graduate School. University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
        2006.
Chair, Faculty Search Committee. MPA Program, Institute of Government. University of
        Arkansas at Little Rock. 2004-2006.
Admissions Committee, University of Arkansas Clinton School. 2004-2006.
Planning and Finance Committee, University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Spring 2003- 2006.
Search Committee. Associate Vice Chancellor of Research. University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
        2004-2005.
Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program. Mentor. Summer 2001, 2004 (two scholars), 2005.
University District Committee, University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Fall 2003- 2005.
Teaching Enhancements Affecting Minority Students. Mentor. Fall 2000 - Spring 2002, Fall 2003-
      2005.
Strategic Planning Steering Committee, Faculty and Student Research Subcommittee, University
        of Arkansas at Little Rock. Fall 2003- Summer 2004.
Curriculum Committee, University of Arkansas Clinton School. Summer 2003- 2004.
Leadership Academy, College of Professional Studies. University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Fall
        2002- Fall 2004.
Dean Search Committee, College of Professional Studies, University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
      2000-2001.
Sturgis Friday Scholars Program. Panelist. Spring 2001
Professional Membership
Association for Budgeting and Financial Management.
Section on Intergovernmental Administration and Management.
American Society for Public Administration.
Conference on Minority Public Administrators.

								
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