James R. Harrington
Email: james.harrington -at- utdallas.edu
Areas of Specialization:
Last Revised: December 2016
"Understanding the Link Between Innovation and Organizational Communication: An Examination of Public, Nonprofit, and For-profit Organizations in South Korea" (with Jiwon Suh and Doug Goodman). Public Personnel Management.
"Revenue Sources and Social Media Engagement Among Environmentally Focused Nonprofits." (with John McCaskill). Journal of Public and Nonprofit Affairs, forthcoming.
"Retaining Science Teachers in Rural School Districts: Examining the Unintended Consequences of the No Child Left Behind Act". Global Journal of Educational Studies, 3(1), 2017
"Examining the Impact of a Highly Targeted State Administered Merit Aid Program on Brain Drain: Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Analysis of Missouri's Bright Flight Program" (with Jose Munoz, Brad Curs, and Mark Ehlert). Research in Higher Education, 57(4), 423-447.
*Winner of the Association of Education Finance and Policy's (AEFP) Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Prize for Best Academic Paper on the Intersection of Education and Labor Market Outcomes. $5,000 award.
"Democratization and Diversion: The Effects of Missouri's A+ Program
on Postsecondary Enrollment." (with Jose Munoz, Brad Curs, and Mark
Ehlert) Journal of Higher Education, 87(6), 801-830.
"What Drives Perceived Fairness of Performance Appraisal? Exploring the Effects of Psychological Contract Fulfillment on Employees' Perceived Fairness of Performance Appraisal in U.S. Federal Agencies" (with Ji Han Lee) Public Personnel Management, 44(2): 214-238.
"Estimating the Effects of No Child Left Behind on Teachers' Work Environments and Job Attitudes" (with Jason Grissom and Sean Nicholson-Crotty) Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 36(4), 417-436.
"Local Legislative Professionalism" (with Jason Grissom). American Politics Research, 41(3): 76-98.
"Investing in Administrator Efficacy: An Examination of Professional Development as a Tool for Enhancing Principal Effectiveness" (with Jason Grissom). American Journal of Education, 116(4): 583-612.
"Evaluating Cooperative Behaviour Through a Web-based Interface: A Social Dilemma Game" McNair Scholarly Review of Truman State University, vol 11, 2005.
Policy Briefs, Technical Reports, and Non-Refereed Publications:
Konisky, David M.
and James R. Harrington (2009). "What Missouri Thinks: An Examination
of Public Attitudes" Institute of Public Policy.
Research Under Review:
*Winner of EPPS Comet Teaching Award in Public and Nonprofit Management, 2016