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Kristina Lambright

Kristina Lambright

Associate Professor

Office: (607) 777-9186
Office Location: University Downtown Center, Room 345
E-mail: klambrig@binghamton.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Kristina Lambright (Assistant Professor of Public Administration) received her MPA and PhD from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University and her BA from Dartmouth College. She has worked for a variety of organizations including a public housing authority, county government and a nonprofit organization. Dr. Lambright's research interests include contracting, monitoring social service delivery systems, organizational performance and service learning engaged scholarship. She has articles published or accepted for publication in a variety prominent public administration, public policy and higher education teaching journals including Public Administration Review, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, The American Review of Public Administration, Administration & Society, Public Performance & Management Review, Journal of Public Affairs Education, Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement and others. She serves on the editorial boards for the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory and the Journal of Public Affairs Education, in addition to serving as a reviewer for numerous journals.

Educational Background

PhD, Public Administration, Syracuse University, The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

MPA, Syracuse University, The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

BA, Government, Dartmouth College (Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa)

Courses regularly taught

Logic of Inquiry

Capstone

Problem Definition

Current Research Interests

Contracting

Monitoring Social Service Delivery Systems

Organizational Performance

Service Learning

Engaged Scholarship

Selected Publications

Peer- Reviewed Articles

Campbell, D.A., Lambright, K.T, & Wells, C.J. Looking for friends, fans and followers?
Social media use in public and nonprofit human services. Forthcoming in Public
Administration Review.

Jacobson, W.S., Sowa, J.E., & Lambright, K.T. Do human resource departments act as
strategic partners? Strategic human capital management adoption by county governments. Forthcoming in Review of Public Personnel Administration.

Amirkhanyan, A.A., Kim, H.J., & Lambright, K.T. (2014). The performance puzzle:
Understanding the factors influencing alternative dimensions and views of
performance. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 24, 1-34. (Lead Article)

Campbell, D.A., Lambright, K.T., & Bronstein, L.R. (2012). In the eyes of the beholders: Feedback motivations and practices among nonprofit providers and their funders. Public Performance and Management Review, 36, 7-30. (Lead Article)

Lambright, K.T., & Alden, A.F. (2012). Voices from the trenches: Faculty perspectives
on support for sustaining service-learning. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 16, 2, 9-46. (Lead Article)

Campbell, D.A., & Lambright, K.T. (2011). How valuable are capstone projects for community organizations? Lessons from a program assessment. Journal of Public Affairs Education,17, 61-87.

Bushouse, B., Jacobson, W.S., Lambright, K.T., Llorens, J., Morse, R.S., & Poocharoen, O. (2011). Crossing the divide: Building bridges between public administration practitioners and scholars. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 21(suppl 1),i99-i112.

Amirkhanyan, A.A., Kim, H.J., & Lambright, K.T. (2010). Do relationships matter? Assessing the association between relationship design and contractor performance. Public Performance & Management Review,34, 189-220.

Lu, Y., & Lambright, K.T. (2010). Looking beyond the undergraduate classroom: Factors influencing service learning's effectiveness at improving graduate students' professional skills. College Teaching, 58, 118-126. (Lead Article)

Lambright, K.T. (2010). An update of a classic: Applying expectancy theory to understand contracted provider motivation. Administration & Society, 42, 375-403. (Lead Article)

Lambright, K.T., Mischen, P.A., & Laramee, C. (2010). Building trust in public and nonprofit networks: Personal, dyadic, and third party influences. The American Review of Public Administration, 40, 64-82.

Lambright, K.T., & Lu, Y. (2009). What impacts the learning in service learning? An examination of factors influencing service learning's educational outcomes. Journal of Public Affairs Education, 15, 425-444.

Amirkhanyan, A.A., Kim, H.J., & Lambright, K.T. (2009). Faith-based assumptions about performance: Does church affiliation matter for service quality and access? Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 38, 490-521.

Lambright, K.T. (2009). Agency theory and beyond: Contracted providers' motivations to properly use service monitoring tools. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 19, 207-227.

 

Other Professional Activities

Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Public Affairs Education

Member of the Public Management Research Association

Board of Directors, United Way of Cortland County

Member of Allocations Committee, United Way of Cortland County

Last Updated: 7/24/14