David P. Carter portrait
  • Associate Professor, Division of Public Affairs
  • Associate Professor, Programs Of Public Affairs

Professional Service

  • Public Administration Theory Network. Role: Moderator. ‘Reexamining Public vs. Private through an International Lens’ panel. 06/08/2023 - 06/08/2023
  • Public Administration Theory Network. Role: Roundtable Organizer & Moderator. “What Should a Critical Public Service Pedagogy Look Like?’ roundtable. 06/07/2023 - 06/07/2023
  • Midwest Political Science Association annual conference. Role: Chair. “Regulation, Enforcement, and Policy Outcomes” panel. 04/13/2023 - 04/13/2023
  • Conference on Policy Process Research. Role: Chair. “Frames, Discourse, and Narratives: Political Voice and Policy”. 01/11/2023 - 01/12/2023
  • Public Administration Theory Network. Role: Member. Conference Planning Committee. 01/01/2023 - 06/07/2023
  • Midwest Political Science Association . Role: Chair. Chair, ‘Advancing Theory and Measurement in the Context of Environmental Policy’ panel. Midwest Political Science Association annual meeting, April 7-10, 2022. 04/07/2022 - 04/10/2022
  • Midwest Political Science Association . Role: Discussant. Discussant, ‘Institutional Settings and Grammar of Environmental Governance’ panel, Midwest Political Science Association annual meeting, April 7-10, 2022. 04/07/2022 - 04/10/2022
  • Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM). Role: Discussant. ‘Advancing Inclusion in Policy Analysis through Methodological Pluralism’ panel. Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM) annual conference, Austin, TX, March 27-29, 2022. 03/29/2022 - 03/29/2022
  • Western Political Science Association. Role: Section Chair. Co-Chair, Public Administration section. Western Political Science Association annual conference. Portland, OR, March 10-12, 2022. 03/10/2022 - 03/12/2022
  • Midwest Political Science Association annual meeting. Discussant, “Strategic Information Disclosure in Environmental Governance” panel. 04/15/2020 - 04/15/2020
  • Academy of Management . Best Article Award reviewer (in the area of public and nonprofit management). 03/2020 - 04/2020
  • Public Management Research Conference. Abstract review and recommendation. 01/2020 - 01/2020
  • Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management annual conference. Discussant, “Public or Private Provision of Public Services: Does it Matter?” panel. 11/08/2019 - 11/08/2019
  • Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management. Abstract review, Energy & Environment Section. 05/2019 - 05/2019
  • Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management annual conference. Chair, “The Causes and Consequences of Co-Production in Public Agencies” panel. 11/08/2018 - 11/08/2018
  • Midwest Political Science Association annual conference. Discussant, “Stakeholders and Partnerships” panel. 04/06/2018 - 04/06/2018
  • Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management annual meeting. Panel discussant. 11/04/2017 - 11/04/2017

Internal Service

  • Master of Public Administration Fellowship Committee. 03/2020 - 03/31/2021. Department service.
  • Master of Public Policy Admissions Committee. 01/2019 - present. Department service.
  • Public Administration Committee (PAC). 08/21/2016 - present. Department service.
  • Political Science Honors Faculty Advisor. 08/2019 - 08/2020. Department service.
  • GCSC First Year Fellowship, CSBS nominations committee. 02/2019 - 02/2020. College service.
  • Master of Public Administration Evening Admissions Committee . 08/2017 - 08/2019. Department service.
  • Undergraduate Studies Committee. 08/2017 - 02/2018. Department service.
  • 2017-18 GCSC Seminar Selection Committee. 04/2017 - 08/2017. University service.
  • Global Change and Sustainability Center. Member, 08/21/2016 - present. University service.
  • Department RPT Committee. Member, 07/30/2022 - present. Department service.
  • Public Administration PhD Exam Grading Committee. Member, 07/30/2022 - 07/29/2023. Department service.
  • Online instruction resources and assistance. This service included developing and maintaining a Canvas hub with tips, guidance, and resources for teaching online in Canvas, as well as group and individual assistance and training. Although the content of the Canvas hub is geared towards instructors of Public Affairs classes, the hub is open to any who wish to use it. See: https://utah.instructure.com/courses/627318. 03/2020 - 12/31/2021. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • Salt Lake Climbers Alliance Board of Directors. 11/2018 - present
  • Salt Lake Climbers Alliance Policy and Conservation Committee Chair. 06/23/2017 - present

Honors & Awards

  • Theodore Lowi Award for best article published in Policy Studies Journal by the American Political Science Association (APSA) Public Policy Section (with Saba Siddiki, Tanya Heikkila, Chris Weible, Raul Pachego-Vega, Cali Curley, Aaron Deslatte, & Abby Bennett), 2023. American Political Science Association (APSA) Public Policy Section, 06/30/2023
  • Advancing Equity & Connecting Communities Award. College of Social & Behavioral Science (CSBS), University of Utah, 04/24/2023
  • 2021-2022 Early Career Teaching Award. University of Utah, 02/04/2022
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award. Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory, 08/2019
  • School of Public Affairs’ Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award . School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado Denver, 03/25/2017
  • Dean’s Outstanding Dissertation Award, University of Colorado Denver. University of Colorado Denver, 03/25/2017
  • ASPA Founders' Fellow, 2017. American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), 12/07/2016
  • Staats Emerging Scholar Award, 2015. Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA), 10/2015

Affiliations

  • Global Change and Sustainability Center (GCSC), Affiliated Faculty, 08/01/2016 - present

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