Stephanie S.J. Menefee, PHD

Senate Chair

Stephanie Menefee, PhD

Areas of Expertise: 

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Organization Behavior and Theory
  • Governmental Processes/Agenda Setting
  • Non-profits

Education:

  • PhD, Public Administration and Policy, Psychology concentration, Old Dominion University, Virginia
  • Master of Public Administration, Conflict Resolution concentration, Old Dominion University, Virginia
  • BS in Political Science, Early Childhood Education minor concentration, Old Dominion University, Virginia

 Dissertation:

  • Exploring the relationship between media influence and policy output: A state comparative study

 Research Areas of Interest:

  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Political Psychology

Certifications:

  • Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Certificate in Mapping Complex Social Problems

Select Publications:

Joannou Menefee, S. (2015). Conflict in Collaborations: To Resolve or Transform? In J.C. Morris, & K. Miller-Stevens, Advancing Collaboration Theory: Models, typologies, and evidence (pp. 133-147). New York, NY: Routledge.

Machado, J. S., Miller-Stevens, K., & Joannou Menefee, S. (2015). Nonprofit Collaborative Advocacy: An Exploratory Study of State Nonprofit Associations. In J. C. Morris, & K. Miller-Stevens, Advancing Collaboration Theory: Models, typologies, and evidence (pp. 199-218). New York, NY: Routledge.

Mengistu, B., & Menefee, S. (2015). The transformation of violence to peace: Sketches of leadership skills that matter. Journal of Public Administration, 50(3), 522-531.

 Select Professional Experience:

  • Adjunct Professor of Political Science, University of North Georgia
  • Adjunct Professor of Public Administration, Old Dominion University
  • Re-entry Program Development and Implementation, Norfolk Sheriff’s Office
  • Director of Programs, Volunteer Oversight, and Governmental Relations, Reading Enriches All Children
  • Director of Governmental Relations and Research, ForKIDS, Inc.
  • Director of Governmental Relations, Old Dominion University