PRESENTED PAPERS, CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS, AND REPORTS:
Public Sector Economics, Budgeting, Sustainable Development, Strategic Planning, and Finance
Higher Education Strategic Planning for Racial Equity and Justice. Deniz Zeynep Leuenberger. Leading for Change Higher Education Diversity Consortium. Roger Williams University. March 2020.
Public Administration Ethics and Finance. Deniz Zeynep Leuenberger. Mandela Washington Fellowship Summit. July 2016, June 2017, June 2018.
Local Government Ethics and Finance. Deniz Zeynep Leuenberger. Pedro Perez Institute. Bridgewater, MA, June 2016.
Public Finance: Market Failures and Externalities. Deniz Zeynep Leuenberger. Pedro Perez Institute. Bridgewater, MA, June 2016.
Public Finance and Market Failures. Deniz Zeynep Leuenberger. Pedro Perez Institute. Bridgewater, MA, June 2015.
Building Sustainability Capacity in Public Policy Education. Deniz Zeynep Leuenberger, NASPAA Conference, Albuquerque, NM, November 2014.
Research and Sustainability Applications in Teaching and Service Learning Panel. Ryan LaBrozzi, John Kucich, Xiangrong Liu, Deniz Zeynep Leuenberger, Madhavi Venkatesan. CARS Celebration, Bridgewater, MA, May 2014.
Sustainable Transport. Deniz Zeynep Leuenberger. NASPAA Conference. Washington, DC, March 2014.
Sustainable Futures. Keynote Speaker. Deniz Zeynep Leuenberger. Omaha, NE, September 2013.
The social (in)justice of chemical exposure in society: Unique potential for collaboration in teaching, research and outreach. Edward Brush, Laura Boutwell, Cielito (Tammy) DeRamos King, Deniz Zeynep Leuenberger, and Steve Waratuke. CARS Celebration. Bridgewater, MA, May 2013.
The Potential of Sustainable and Collaborative Governance: The Platte River Recovery and Implementation Program and Impacts on Water, Agriculture, and Endangered Species. Deniz Zeynep Leuenberger, Chris Reed, and John Bartle. ASPA Conference, New Orleans, LA, March 2013 (Also Panel Moderator).
Sustainability and Social Justice in Public Administration: An Update on Opportunities for Curriculum and Service. Deniz Leuenberger. NASPAA Conference, Austin, TX October 2012.
Hungry While Learning: Sustainability and Student Food Security. Danielle Newton and Deniz Zeynep Leuenberger. AASHE Conference, Los Angeles, CA, October 2012.
Women’s Leadership in Middle East Public and Charitable Organizations: Building through Sustainable Development, Environmental Advocacy, and Social Justice.
Women and Gender in the Middle East: Recognition, Reflection, and Realignment Conference, June 2012.
Women’s leadership in public and charitable organizations: building through sustainable development, environmental advocacy, and social justice. Deniz Leuenberger. Women as Global Leaders Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 2012.
Serving on the third side: Leadership and mediation for sustainable communities. Deniz Leuenberger. South Shore Parent Leadership Conference, Brockton, MA, March 2012.
Addressing Regressive Economic Impacts of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI): Exploring Initiative Programs for Low-Income Households. Deniz Leuenberger. ABFM Conference, Washington, DC, October 2011.
Sustainable citizens, governments, and colleges 2.0: Engaging in the Twitterverse and beyond. Deniz Leuenberger. AASHE Conference, Pittsburg, PA, October 2011.
Environmental and fiscal sustainability of carbon dioxide emission reduction cap and trade initiatives: Local and state impacts of Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). Deniz Leuenberger. National ASPA Conference, Baltimore, MD, March 2011.
Sustainability in public administration: Generalization and specialization for outcomes. Deniz Leuenberger. San Francisco ASPA Chapter, March 2011.
Air transport mitigation and offsets for institutions of higher education. Deniz Leuenberger. The Carbon Balance Sheet and Beyond: The Climate Neutral Campus. Dartmouth, MA, June 2010.
Tale of a town: Building a vision and vision driven community. Deniz Leuenberger. Bridgewater 2020: Focusing on Solutions. Bridgewater, MA June 2010.
Global lessons and solutions for sustainable development Assessment: Outcomes for public and non-profit institutions. Deniz Leuenberger. National ASPA Conference, San Jose, CA, April 2010.
Measurement and assessment for participative sustainable development practice. Deniz Leuenberger. Greening the City: Fostering Inspired and Innovative Leadership for Just and Sustainable Urban Communities. November 2009.
Panel chair of “Sustainable development in the MPA curriculum: Building on classical theories and existing tools” with John R. Bartle, John L. Mikesell, and Catherine Horiuchi and presenter of panel paper titled: Sustainable development measurement and assessment in public administration curriculum and practice. NASPAA Conference, October 2009.
Sustainable Development Assessment in Public Administration Curriculum and Practice: Applications to College Curriculum and Higher Education Infrastructure. Deniz Leuenberger. ASPA District 4 Conference, Omaha, NE, October 2009.
Panel chair of “Considering the Impacts of International Budgeting and Finance Reforms on Democratic Process and Security: Moving Beyond Comparative Models” and presenter of panel paper titled: Post 9/11 Budget and Finance Reforms in the United Arab Emirates: Impacts on Citizens and Civil Society, ABFM Conference, Washington, D.C., September 2009.
Citizen Participation in Sustainable Development: International Case Examples of Local and Regional Projects. Deniz Leuenberger. National ASPA Conference, Miami, FL, March 2009.
Public Administration and Sustainable Development: A Critical Time; A Critical Partnership. Deniz Leuenberger. Minnowbrook III Conference, Lake Placid, NY, September 2008.
Civil Society, Citizen Participation, and Public Agencies: The Role of Stakeholder Inclusion and Education in Sustainable Development Decision Making. Deniz Leuenberger. International Sustainability Conference, Basel, Switzerland, August 2008.
Broadening the Sustainability Conversation: Teaching Strategies Across Disciplines- Plenary. Deniz Leuenberger, David O’Malley, Michele Wakin, Edward Brush, Sandra Faiman-Silva, Jeff Williams, and Wing-Kai To. CART Celebration of Teaching, Research, and Creative Activity, Bridgewater, MA, May 2008.
Leading for Environmental Sustainability and Sustainable Development: Tools for the Future. Deniz Leuenberger. Women as Global Leaders Conference. Dubai, UAE, March 2008.
Sustainable Development: An International Tool for Social Justice, Equity, and Citizen Inclusion? Deniz Leuenberger and Michele Wakin- presented by John R. Bartle on behalf of the authors. National ASPA Conference, Dallas, TX, March 2008.
Sustainability and Strategic Planning: Community Service and Collaboration. Deniz Leuenberger. Massachusetts Municipal Association Conference, Boston, MA, January 2008.
Heating Up: The Rising Politics of Climate Change in the United States and the European Union. Deniz Leuenberger. Speaker. 6th Annual Undergraduate Environmental Research Symposium. Bridgewater, MA, November 2007.
Environmental Sustainability: Planning, Decisionmaking, and Assessment. Deniz Leuenberger. Speaker. Massachusetts Selectman’s Association Dinner. Bridgewater, MA, November 2007.
Creating the Future of Public Affairs Education: Sustainability in Public Policy and Administration Curricula. Deniz Leuenberger. NASPAA Conference. Seattle, WA, October 2007.
Budgeting and Financial Development Work by International Non-Governmental and Governmental Organizations: Impacts and Trends in the MENA Region. Deniz Leuenberger. ABFM Conference. Washington, D.C. October 2007.
Sustainability Development and Capital Investments: Exploring Planning in Public Housing and Higher Education Building Construction. Deniz Leuenberger. SUE-MOT International Conference on Whole Life Urban Sustainability and Its Assessment. Glasgow, Scotland, June 2007.
“War on Terror” vs. “War on Poverty”: The Fight for U.S. National Security and Its Impact on Women, Caring Labor, Social Capital, and Charitable Action in Non-Governmental Organizations in the Middle East. Deniz Leuenberger. PAT-Net Conference 2007, Harrisburg, PA, May 2007.
Energy and the Environment: United States Federal and State Level Policy Responses to the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change Report. Deniz Leuenberger. CART Celebration of Teaching, Research and Creative Activity, Bridgewater, MA, May 2007.
Sustainable Development: A Tool for Social Justice and Equity? Deniz Leuenberger. CART Celebration of Teaching, Research and Creative Activity, Bridgewater, MA, May 2007.
Sustainability Systems and Provision of Public Housing Services: Collaboration for Shelter, Food, Water, Heat, Transportation, Health Care, and Education. Deniz Leuenberger. ASPA National Conference 2007. Washington D.C., March 2007.
Construction, Capital, and Costs: Exploring Sustainable Development Planning in Public Housing and Higher Education Buildings. Deniz Leuenberger. ABFM Conference, Atlanta, GA, October 2006. (Panel chair and organizer for panel titled: Sustainability Development, Finance, and Capital Investments: The Cases of Air Transport, Public Parks, Public Housing, and Higher Education Buildings)
Women’s Work and Volunteerism: Revealing the True Value and Contribution of Service and Caring Labor. Deniz Leuenberger. Women as Global Leaders Conference, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, March 2006.
At the Roots of Sustainability; From the Foundations of Public Administration. Deniz Leuenberger. PAT-Net Conference, Olympia, WA, February 2006.
Classic Economic Criteria and the Public Goods and Services Recommendations of State Budgeteers. Deniz Leuenberger. ABFM Conference, Washington, D.C., November 2005.
Sustainability: The new maxim for public administration? Deniz Leuenberger. ASPA National Conference, Milwaukee, WI, April 2005.
The local and public provision of goods and services: The use of economic criteria in the provision decisions of city managers and administrators. Deniz Leuenberger. ABFM Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, October 2004.
Budgeting and grant writing for behavioral health organizations. Deniz Leuenberger. NEBHANDS Kickoff Conference, June 2003.
Exit and voice in public housing. Deniz Leuenberger. ABFM Conference, Kansas City, KS, October 2002.
Non-Profit Agency, NGO, and Public Sector Service Provision
Faculty/Librarian Research Forum hosted by CARS. Deniz Zeynep Leuenberger. Bridgewater, MA, March 2013.
Foreign Remedies Book Review. Deniz Zeynep Leuenberger. Center for Legislative Studies, Bridgewater, MA, February 2013.
The Changing Face of Mentoring in Local Government. Deniz Zeynep Leuenberger. MMPA Conference, Bridgewater, MA, September 2012.
Democratic Transitions in the Middle East: Opportunities and Challenges. Deniz Leuenberger. Center for Legislative Studies Lecture, Bridgewater, MA, March 2011.
Creating an Impact! An Experience in Civic Engagement and Service Learning. Jodie Drapal Kluver and Deniz Leuenberger. CART Celebration of Teaching, Research, and Creative Activity, Bridgewater, MA, May 2008.
Models of Engagement: Fostering Service Based Community Partnerships. Deniz Leuenberger, Susan McCombe, and Jodie Drapal Kluver. CART Celebration of Teaching, Research, and Creative Activity, Bridgewater, MA, May 2008.
Service-Learning for Championing Leadership: Tools, Experiences, and Applications for NGO Performance, Sustainable Development, and Public Agency Management. Deniz Leuenberger. Women as Global Leaders Conference, Dubai, UAE, 2008.
NGOs, Civil Society, Governments and Civic Engagement in the Middle East: Recent Impacts on Social, Economic, and Political Development. Deniz Leuenberger. New England Sociological Association, Stonehill, MA, November 2007.
The Middle East in transition: Women, work, education, NGOs, and governments. Deniz Leuenberger. CART Celebration of Teaching, Research and Creative Activity, Bridgewater, MA, May 2007.
Measurement of Voluntary Contribution and Labor in Non-Profit Organizations- Impacts for Capacity, Care, Collaboration, and Contract. Deniz Leuenberger. ABFM Conference, Atlanta, GA, October 2006.
The Value of Care: Measuring Caring Labor in Non-Profit Organizations. Deniz Leuenberger. CART Celebration of Teaching, Research, and Creative Activity, Bridgewater, MA, May 2006.
Purchasing voice: Three experiments in the Nebraska behavioral health system. Deniz Leuenberger. ARNOVA Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA, November 2004.
Religion and non-profits in the new millennium: A study of Nebraska’s faith-based initiative and consequences for behavioral service provision networks. Deniz Leuenberger and Robert Blair, ASPA Region IV Conference, Sioux City, NE, October 2004.
The changing face of networks: The example of the NEBHANDS faith-based initiative. Robert Blair and Deniz Leuenberger ASPA Region IV Conference, Kansas City, KS, October 2003.
Strategic planning for network collaboration. Robert Blair, Deniz Leuenberger, and Dona Coultice. NEBHANDS Teleconference September 2003.
Generational Factors in Public Sector Organizational Development
Multi-disciplinary Exchange in Curriculum. Deniz Leuenberger. CART Celebration of Teaching, Research, and Creative Activity, Bridgewater, MA, May 2011.
Mimesis, Metaphor and Meaning: Communicating Values to Generations of Public Administrators through the Use of Literature and Classics. Deniz Leuenberger and Jordon Barkalow. Teaching in Public Administration Conference, Olympia, WA, February 2006.
Lost in translation; revisiting a meaning: Conveying a vision. Deniz Leuenberger and Jodie Kluver, ASPA Teaching Conference, Fort Walton Beach, FL, February 2005.
The infusion of creative culture in public administration: The potential for pioneering brave new solutions for the 21st century. Deniz Leuenberger and Jodie Kluver, ASPA Region IV Conference, Sioux City, NE, October 2004.
Generations and the creative class. Deniz Leuenberger and Jodi Kluver, ASPA Region IV Conference, Kansas City, KS, October 2003.
Dealing with the generation gap. Nebraska City Management Association Summer Conference, Omaha, NE, June 2003.
Emerging issues in mentoring. Deniz Leuenberger. ASPA Regional Conference, Omaha, NE, October 2002.
United Arab Emirates 2006 to 2012
It has been an honor to travel with student to the UAE five times, with connections to Women As Global Leaders and with Insight Dubai.
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
The following are photos from a trip with graduate students from BSU to Jordan. The visit focused on research tied to forced immigration due to war and global unrest.
Al Huson Camp
The leadership of this camp were focused largely on education and economic well being for Palestinian refugees in Jordan. The camp is relatively permanent after some Palestinian families have been refugees for nearly eighty years.
Al Za’atari Syrian Refugee Camp 2014
Al Za’atari camp is a refugee camp for Syrian’s who have been displaced after war. The camp is located within walking distance of Syria and refugees place many dangers getting to the camp and within the camp.
Basel is one of the most beautiful cities in Switzerland and is a great place for sustainability and art. Art Basel is the annual art event held there. It has many amazing public art spaces.
Glasgow is another city with a sustainability and art focus. What’s not to love.