Author Archives: Meg Streams

About Meg Streams

I am an associate professor of public administration at Tennessee State University. The opinions expressed on my blog are my own and do not represent those of my institution.

Academic writing resource

I personally find phrasebanks of this kind useful from time to time and so I thought I would pass it along to you. Don’t assume it is only useful for those for whom English is a second language. None of … Continue reading

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Postion opening for Policy and Research Director at ThinkTennessee – closes 11/20/2017

The position is listed at; qualifications portion copied below. "Experience A graduate degree in public policy, public administration or a related field and/or commensurate work experience in a policy-related field Skills Ability to initiate and lead large and complex … Continue reading

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2017-2018 Public Service Research Brown Bag schedule announcement

Please join us for our fourth year of research brown-bag discussions! The full schedule for this year is available online. These informal brown-bag seminars are a great chance to get new ideas, meet new collaborators, and enjoy collegial time together. … Continue reading

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Excellent free resources on getting started with Stata and on Data Viz

Here are some lovely resources from researchers Chafetz, Essam, Hughes, Johnson in the form of a free "mini-course" in four parts. The first three parts are Stata-specific, the fourth part can be viewed on its own as a good platform-independent … Continue reading

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Spatial Data Acquisition and Mapping Workshop

A workshop is coming up on GIS use across the disciplines which may be of interest: Sept. 6-7, 2017 on main campus (Barn Building, Room 118).  Contact Dr. Akumu at or Dr. Tegegne at for more information.

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U. of Cincinnati seeking MPA director

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U.S. Treasury upgrades website to better track fed… U.S. Treasury upgrades website to better track federal spending data – Reuters

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