Lina Svedin_IRL Fellow
  • Director of Public Affairs Programs (MPA, MPP & MIAGE), College of Social and Behavioral Science

Publications

  • Werner, Kevin & Svedin, Lina (2017). States, Water, and Climate: Who's planning for change?. Climate Risk Management. Vol. 16, 59-72. Published, 03/14/2017.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.crm.2017.03.005
  • Campbell, K., Myrup, T. and L. Svedin, “Parsing language and measures around child maltreatment”, Pediatrics published online: Dec. 19, 2016 (doi: 10.1542/peds.2008-1536). Available at: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2016/12/15/peds.2016-3475. Published, 11/23/2016.
  • Svedin, Lina (Ed.) (2015) Ethics and Risk Management, Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. Published, 07/2015.
    http://www.infoagepub.com/products/Ethics-and-Risk...
  • Svedin, L. (2015) “Introduction” in Lina Svedin (Ed.) Ethics and Risk Management, Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. Published, 07/2015.
    http://www.infoagepub.com/products/Ethics-and-Risk...
  • Svedin, L. (2015) “Conclusion” in Lina Svedin (Ed.) Ethics and Risk Management, Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. Published, 07/2015.
    http://www.infoagepub.com/products/Ethics-and-Risk...
  • Svedin, L. (2015) “Ethics and Crisis Management” In Melvin Dubnick and Domonic Bearfield (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy, New York: Taylor & Francis. Published, 06/2015.
    http://www.tandfencys.com/epap/
  • Svedin, L. (2015) “Samverkan och samarbete i kriser” [Collaboration and Cooperation in Crises] in Dan Hansen, Eva-Karin Olson & Edward Deverell (Eds.) Perspektiv på krishantering [Perspectives on Crisis Management], Studentlitteratur. Published, 03/2015.
    https://www.studentlitteratur.se/#9789144099996/Pe...
  • Svedin, L. (2015) “Ansvarsutrkävande i kriser och allmänhetens förtroende för samhällets institutioner” [Accountability in Crises and Public Confidence in Society’s Institutions] in Dan Hansen, Eva-Karin Olson & Edward Deverell (Eds.) Perspektiv på krishantering [Perspectives on Crisis Management], Studentlitteratur. Published, 03/2015.
    https://www.studentlitteratur.se/#9789144099996/Pe...
  • Svedin, L. (2014) European Power by Design, International Studies Review. Vol. 16, pp. 154-175. Published, 10/2014.
  • Svedin, L. (2014) Trust and Confidence in Government and Public Services, Public Integrity, Vol. 16(2), pp. 210-213. Published, 03/2014.
  • Svedin, Lina (2013) “Ethics in Crisis Communication: Persistent Challenges and Emerging Issues” In Minette Drumwright (Ed.) Ethics in Communication Professions: New Agendas in Communication Research, New York: Routledge. Published, 08/2013.
    http://www.amazon.com/Ethical-Issues-Communication...
  • Svedin, L. (2012) Accountability in Crises and Public Trust in Governing Institutions, London; New York: Routledge. Published, 04/2012.
    http://www.routledge.com/books/details/97804156158...
  • Svedin, L. (2011) “The Ethical Dilemmas of Straddling the Public-Private Divide in Economic Crises,” in L. Svedin (Ed.) Ethics and Crisis Management, Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. p. 97-118. Published, 08/2011.
    http://www.infoagepub.com/products/Ethics-and-Cris...
  • Svedin, L. (Ed.) (2011) Ethics and Crisis Management, Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. Published, 08/2011.
    http://www.infoagepub.com/products/Ethics-and-Cris...
  • Svedin, L. (2011) The Autonomy of European Union Agencies: A Comparative Study of Institutional Development, Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, 2011, Vol. 13(3), p. 343. (Bookreview). Published, 05/2011.
  • Svedin, L., Luedtke, A., and Hall, T. (2010) Risk Regulation in the European Union and the United States: Controlling Chaos, New York: Palgrave MacMillan. Published, 05/2010.
    http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?pid=37...
  • Svedin, L. (2009) Organizational Cooperation in Crises, London: Ashgate Publishing. Published, 06/12/2009.
    http://www.ashgate.com/default.aspx?page=637&calcT...
  • Svedin, L. (2006) “Kris-partnerskap: Pressad privatoffentligt samverkan” [Crisis Partnerships: Public-Private Cooperation Under Pressure] In Ulrika Mörth and Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson (Eds.) Privata och Offentliga Partnerskap: Styrning utan hierarkier och tvång? [Public Private Partnerships: Governance without hierarchies and regulations?] Stockholm: SIS. Published, 11/2006.
    http://www.sns.se/forlag/privatoffentliga-partners...
  • Bernhardsdottir, A. and L. Svedin [Eds.] (2004) Small State Crisis Management: The Icelandic Way, Stockholm: Swedish National Defence College. Published, 07/2004.
    http://www.crismart.org/templates/Page____338.aspx
  • Newlove, L., E. Stern, and L. Svedin (2003) Auckland Unplugged: Coping with Critical Infrastructure Failure, Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. Published, 09/2003.
    http://www.amazon.com/Auckland-Unplugged-Critical-...
  • Porfiriev, B., and L. Svedin, Eds. (2002) Crisis Management in Russia: Overcoming Institutional Rigidity and Resource Constraints, Stockholm: The National Defense College of Stockholm. Published, 01/2002.
    http://www.crismart.org/templates/Page____559.aspx
  • Svedin, L. (2002) "Conclusions: September 11, A Watershed Event?." In Bengt Sundelius [Ed.] The Consequences of September 11 - A Symposium on the Implications for the Study of International Relations. Edited by, Conference Paper 30, Stockholm: Swedish Institute of International Affairs. Published, 2002.
  • Castenfors, K., and L. Svedin (2001) Crisis Communication and the LPG Near Miss in Stockholm 1998. International Journal of Hazardous Materials 28(1-2), pp. 235-254. Published, 12/2001.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11679196
  • Newlove, L., E. Stern, and L. Svedin, (2000) Auckland Unplugged, Stockholm: National Defence College of Sweden. Published, 2000.
  • Svedin, L. (1998) “Mc-krig i Sverige och Skandinavien 1994-97” [Biker-Wars in Sweden and the Nordic Countries 1994-97] Crisis and Internationalization: Eight Case Studies from a Cognitive-Institutional Perspective, Stockholm: Swedish Agency for Civil Emergency Preparedness, pp. 128-143. Published, 1998.

Research Keywords

  • crisis communication
  • Public Policy Systems Analysis
  • Public Policy
  • Public Administration
  • Organizational Theory and Behavior
  • Organization and management studies
  • Government Accountability
  • Ethics
  • Emergency or Disaster Planning or Policy
  • Emergency Preparedness (defense)
  • Emergency Management
  • Disaster preparedness and mitigation
  • Disaster Studies
  • Democracy
  • Business, Organizational and Professional Ethics
  • Applied Ethics

Presentations

  • Paper presented “Interdisciplinary Studies of Policies and Practices Supporting Child Welfare and Child Health Care Collaboration”, The Chadwick Center’s Annual International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment, Jan. 27-31, San Diego, CA. Presentation, Presented, 01/28/2019.
  • Roundtable discussion presenter. “Team Based Research on Collaboration around Infants at Risk”, Mission Possible Session, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Annual Leadership Institute, Indianapolis, IN. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2019.
  • Research presentation “Child Sexual Abuse: Developmental impacts, victim identification and treatment”, ISPCAN, Caribbean Regional Conference, Dec. 1-5, Jamaica. Conference Paper, Presented, 12/2018.
  • Research presentation “'Examining regulatory and cultural aspects of CPS and child health collaboration”, ISPCAN, Caribbean Regional Conference, Dec. 1-5, Jamaica. Conference Paper, Presented, 12/2018.
  • “Public Service Education in Myanmar”, Panel on “Globalization despite Political Disruption” NASPAA, Annual Conference, October 11-12, Atlanta GA, 2018. Panel, Presented, 10/2018.
  • “Community Engaged Research on Collaboration around Infants at Risk” Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science, Annual Meeting, October 3-5, Washington DC, 2018. Poster, Presented, 10/2018.
  • Symposium “Stronger Together: Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Child Protection” Children’s Justice Center’s Annual Conference, Snowbird UT, May 16-18, 2018. Presentation, Presented, 05/2018.
  • State of the Art Presentation “Stronger Together: Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Child Protection” State of the art talk symposium, the Ray E. Helfer Society's Annual Meeting, Nashville TN, April 22-25, 2018. Presentation, Presented, 04/2018.
  • Course on International Surgery, College of Health, University of Utah. Presentation on Ethics in International Health Provision. Presentation, Presented, 03/2018.
  • Master of Public Policy Capstone course, talk on "Ethics and Public Policy". Presentation, Presented, 02/2018.
  • Course on International Surgery, College of Health, University of Utah. Presentation on Ethics in International Health Provision. Presentation, Presented, 03/2017.
  • Master of Public Policy Capstone course, talk on "Ethics and Public Policy". Presentation, Presented, 02/2017.
  • Course on International Surgery, College of Health, University of Utah. Presentation on Ethics in International Health Provision. Presentation, Accepted, 03/2016.
  • Law & Society talk on "Ethics in Crises and Disasters" . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/17/2016.
  • Master of Public Policy Capstone course, talk on "Ethics and Public Policy". Presentation, Accepted, 02/2016.
  • Paper with Nadia Bowman, “State Regulatory Failure: The Painful Truth about Child Sexual Abuse“, Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans LA, June 2–5, 2016. Conference Paper, Accepted, 01/12/2016.
  • Paper with Nadia Bowman, “State Regulatory Failure: The Painful Truth about Intrafamilial Child Sexual Abuse”, Session 50-6 Critical Analysis of Legislation and Rights, Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference, Chicago IL, April 7-10, 2016. Conference Paper, Accepted, 11/17/2015.
  • Policy at the Podium with Return to Ethics: "The Ethics of Managing Societal Risk" Panel Discussion. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/13/2015.
    https://vimeo.com/146130249
  • “Faculty Mentoring – What works and what doesn’t,” Panel on “Creating and Maintaining Effective Mentoring Policies and Practices,” 76th ASPA Annual Conference, Chicago IL, March 6-10, 2015. Presentation, Presented, 03/09/2015.
  • “Faculty Support and Leadership Development through the Practice of Mentoring,” NASPAA Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM, November 4-6, 2014. Panel, Presented, 11/2014.
  • Paper presented “American Taboos: Regulating What We Feel We Cannot Talk About”, Panel 18. 05 - Variations on Policy Implementation, WPSA (Western Political Science Association) Annual Conference, Seattle, Washington, April 17-19, 2014. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/2014.
  • Paper presented “Adapting an MPA curriculum for effective leadership development by foreign government managers through the use of ‘timeless themes’ in governance,” Panel Track 7: Leadership Capacity Development in Other Countries: Internationalizing U.S. MPA Programs and Faculty, ASPA (the American Society for Public Administration's) (75th) Annual Conference, Washington, DC, March 14-18, 2014. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/2014.
  • Accountability in Crises and Public Trust in Governing Institutions, Association for Conservation Information, Annual Conference, Midway, Utah, July 15-18, 2013. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/15/2013.
  • “Translating Public Service Ideas/Best Practices for Foreign Students through ‘Timeless Themes’ In Governance,” on the panel Internationalizing a U.S. MPA for Leadership Capacity Development in Other Countries, NASPAA, Annual Conference, Washington D.C., October 10-12, 2013. Conference Paper, Presented, 05/2013.
  • Paper presented “Societal Taboos: How We Make Policy Around What We Cannot Talk About” Section 50-16 Culture, Norms, and Policy, MPSA (Midwest Political Science Association), Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, USA. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/14/2013.
  • Paper presented “Controlling Social Risk: The Function and Effect of Societal Taboos in Regulatory Processes” The Comparative Risk Regulation Workshop, Haas School of Business, Department of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley, December 13-14, Oakland, CA, USA. Conference Paper, Presented, 12/14/2012.
  • Paper accepted “Leading in Swedish crises: Managing political and administrative responsibility and accountability” Workshop 3: Leadership qualities, perceptions, and actions. Who is doing what, when and how? Transatlantic Dialogue 8th Conference, June 7-8, Nijmegen, Netherlands. Conference Paper, Accepted, 06/08/2012.
  • Paper presented “Ethics in Crisis Communication: Persistent Challenges and Emerging Issues,” College of Communications, University of Texas at Austin, New Agendas in Communications Professions Conference, March 29-31,Austin, TX, USA. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/30/2012.
  • “Diverging and Converging Policy Paths: Critical Infrastructure Protection in the United States and the European Union” Paper presented at session Critical Infrastructure Protection,International Studies Association. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/2009.
  • “Pressured Partnerships: Public and Private Sector Cooperation in Crises.” Paper presented at session 19-9 Forms of International Cooperation, Midwest Political Science Association’s annual conference. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/2009.
  • “Controlling Chaos: Risk Regulation in the EU and the US” Paper presented at session 2-8 Political Attitudes and Voter Tendencies, Midwest Political Science Association’s annual conference. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/2008.
  • Poster presented “The Power to Enhance Administrative Capacity through Case Research: The Executive Education Case Writing Workshop”APSA (American Political Science Association), 2006 Annual Conference, Philadelphia PA, USA. Poster, Presented, 08/2007.
  • “Inter-Organizational Cooperation in Crises: Constructing an Empirically Tested Integrated Model”ASPA (American Society for Public Administration), 2007 Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., USA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/2007.
  • Paper presented “Inter-organizational cooperation in crises: A quantitative study of competing explanations”ISA (International Studies Association), 2007 Annual Conference, Chicago IL, USA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/2007.
  • Guest lecture in methodology, “Studying Security Sector Crises Systematically: The Crismart Approach”, Department of Political Science, West Virginia University, WV, USA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/2007.
  • MacManus lecture in public policy “When the crisis ends depends on how it is managed”, West Virginia University, WV, USA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/2007.
  • Poster presented “Public and Private Sector Power Relations: Implications for Crisis Cooperation and Conflict”APSA (American Political Science Association), 2006 Annual Conference, Philadelphia PA, USA. Poster, Presented, 08/2006.
  • ISPP Annual Conference, Barcelona, Spain. Advances in Political Psychology - Authors workshop Chapter presented “Organizational Cooperation and Conflict in Crises” . Conference Paper, Presented, 07/2006.
  • Paper presented “Patterns of Cooperation in Crises: A Principal Component Analysis”ECMA, Future Challenges for Crisis Management in Europe, Stockholm, Sweden. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/2006.
  • Paper presented “Public and Private Sector Cooperation in Crises: Managing Organizational Relationships under Adverse Circumstances”APSA (American Political Science Association), 2005 Annual Conference, Washington DC, USA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2005.
  • Paper presented “Public and Private Sector Cooperation: Negotiating and Re-Negotiating Organizational Relations in the Wake of Crises”.ECPR (European Consortium for Political Research) – Joint Sessions, Granada, Spain 2005. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2005.
  • Castenfors, K., and L. Svedin (2002) “Hazardous Material Transports as Urban Risk Factors Columbia University New York, June 4-6”, Stockholm: Swedish Defence Research Agency. Invited Talk/Keynote, Other, 2002.

Research Groups

  • South Memphis Pre-school Development Group, Research Professor. Political Science. 12/01/2017 - 06/30/2018.
  • Researching Immigrants, Public Policy and Human Security: A US and South Korean Collaborative Training Program, Research Professor. Asia Center. 05/01/2017 - 09/30/2019.
  • Mekong Region Development Research Group, Research Professor. Asia Center. 10/03/2016 - 12/31/2022.
  • The Culture of Health Group, Research Professor. Division of Child Protection and Family Health, Primary Children's Hospital/ the Center for Safe and Healthy Families at the University of Utah. 11/2015 - present.

Research/Scholarship Projects

  • Climate Change Science & Politics. PI: Kevin Werner. Co-PI(s): Lina Svedin. 06/2015 - present.
  • American Taboos in the Public Policy Process. PI: Lina Svedin. 08/2014 - present.
  • American Taboos: Governing the Unspoken. PI: Lina Svedin. 01/2013 - present.

Languages

  • German, basic.
  • Spanish, basic.
  • Swedish, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Iceland
  • Japan
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • New Zealand
  • Northern America
  • Northern Europe
  • Republic of Korea
  • Sweden
  • Western Europe