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VOLUME 23, No. 1


Teaching Our Students about Evidence
Marieka Klawitter

Public Administration in the Age of Trump
David Schultz


I Can’t Believe I Haven’t Been Asked This Question Before: Bringing “Why Government?” and
“Which Government?” to the Classroom

Michael Thom

Beyond the Case Method in Public Affairs Education: Unexpected Benefits of Student-Written Cases
Maite Careaga, Nadia Rubaii, & Santiago Leyva


David Schultz
, Co-Editor, Hamline University
Marieka Klawitter,
Co-Editor, University of Washington
Alexis Howell,
Editorial Assistant
Julie Van Pelt,
Copy Editor
Val Escher,
Layout Editor


In Proximity to Professionalism: A Regional Analysis of Master of Public Administration
Programs and Local Government Management

Christian L . Janousek

Core Competencies in Master of Public Administration Programs: Perspectives from Local
Government Managers

Brittany Haupt, Naim Kapucu, & Qian Hu

On-Campus Versus Hybrid Courses in a Master of Public Administration Program
Karl Nollenberger

Rubrics as a Foundation for Assessing Student Competencies: One Public Administration
Program’s Creative Exercise

Billie Sandberg & Kevin Kecskes


Review of What Is Philanthropy?
Ashley E . Nickels




JPAE Winter 2017 Cover Photo
Minneapolis City Hall and the Hennepin County Courthouse (also known as the Municipal Building), designed by Long and Kees in 1888, is the main building used by the city government of Minneapolis, Minnesota as well as by Hennepin County, Minnesota.

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About the Journal of Public Affairs Education

The Journal of Public Affairs Education (JPAE) is dedicated to advancing teaching and learning in public affairs, which includes the fields of public policy analysis, public administration, and public management. Hosted by the Evans School of Public Affairs of the University of Washington and published by NASPAA, the quarterly journal features peer-reviewed scholarly articles on pedagogical, curricular, and accreditation issues pertaining to public affairs education, commentaries and symposia and book reviews. 

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