Aleksey Kolpakov

Aleksey Kolpakov, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Aleksey Kolpakov

Summary

Aleksey Kolpakov is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Nevada, Reno. He focuses on collaborative governance and network management.

He previously taught at Indiana University School of Public & Environmental Affairs and the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs at Ohio University. Kolpakov brings international experience to his courses since he spent more than a decade at American University of Central Asia immersed in the business management and public management department.

Kolpakov also was a training officer in the United Nation Development Programme project, "Political and Administrative Governance at the Local Level," in Kyrgyzstan.

Research interests

  • Collaborative governance
  • Network management
  • Network sustainability
  • Evolution of public management networks
  • Power sharing in networks
  • Public personnel motivation
  • Public sector leadership
  • Knowledge management
  • Managing diversity in the public sector
  • Bureaucratic discretion in the decision making process
  • Organizational and social identities of street-level bureaucrats

Notable presentations

  • "Fighting Remediation Education in Appalachian Ohio by Collaboration of Universities and High Schools" with Anirudh Ruhil and Marsha Lewis. April, 2015. Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago.
  • "Defining Collaborative Leadership in the Dynamic Perspective: Empirical Examples from Ohio." April, 2015. Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago.
  • "Comparing Rural Recidivism Reduction Networks in the Dynamic Perspective: Linking Structure and Performance" with Leslie Johnson and Solveig Spjeldnes. March 2015. American Society for Public Administration's Conference. Chicago.
  • "Unpacking Partner Selection among Transnational NGOs" with Eric Boyer. March 2015. American Society for Public Administration's Conference. Chicago.
  • "Understanding Interoperability in Collaborative Network Management: The Case of Metro High School" with Michael McGuire and Robert Agranoff. March, 2015. American Society for Public Administration's Conference. Chicago.
  • "Incorporating Social Network Analysis into a Mixed Methods Evaluation of a University/High School Collaboration to Improve Access to Post-Secondary Education" with Margaret Hutzel and Marsha Lewis. October, 2014. Evaluation Association Conference. Denver, Colo.
  • "Mixing up the context and structure: Lessons from a rural reentry evaluation project" with Leslie Johnson and Solveig Spjeldnes. October, 2014. American Evaluation Association Conference. Denver, Colo.
  • "Breaking Silence of the Hills: Assessing Collaborative Capacities of NGOs in the Rural Recidivism Reduction Program in Southeast Ohio" with Leslie Johnson and Solveig Spjeldnes. ARNOVA Conference. Denver, Colo.
  • "Cross-Sector Partnerships and Global Challenges: Identifying Collaborative Leadership and Partner Selection among Transnational NGOs" with Eric Boyer. November, 2014. Annual APPAM Research Conference, Albuquerque, N.M.
  • "Who Trades with Whom? A Network Analysis Approach to Analyze Factors that Motivate Power Plants Trading Behavior" with Shuang Zhao. November, 2014. Annual APPAM Research Conference, Albuquerque, N.M.
  • "A Successful High School/Higher Ed Collaborative: A Case Study" with Margaret Hutzel, and John Roush. June 2014. Connect for Success Conference, Columbus, Ohio.
  • "Testing a Theory of Structural Development of Public Management Networks over Time" April, 2014. Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago.
  • "Defining Collaborative Leadership in the Dynamic Perspective" March, 2014. Midwest Public Administration Conference, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
  • "Linking structure and effectiveness of service delivery networks: Adding time and complexity" March, 2014. American Society for Public Administration's Conference. Washington, D.C.
  • "Towards a Theory of Structural Development of Public Management Networks over Time" June, 2013. Annual Political Network Conference. Bloomington, Indiana.
  • "An Examination of the Tax Displacement Effects of Destination Retail Outlets: A Case Study of Tanger Outlet in Mebane, North Carolina with Jason Jolley and Steven Kleinschmit May, 2013. Midwest Continent Regional Science Association. Kansas City, Missouri.
  • "Structural Development of Public Management Networks over Time: Where Process Meets Structure". April, 2013. Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago.

Courses taught

  • PSC 341 - Elements of Public Administration
  • PSC 404B/604B - Public Personnel Administration

Publications

  • Hutzel, Margaret, Kolpakov, Aleksey, Lewis, Marsha. 2014 "Evaluation of the Dual Enrollment Access in Mathematics using the Flipped Classroom to Increase Student Achievement Project." Athens, OH: Ohio University's Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs.
  • Kolpakov, Aleksey, Ruhil, Anudinh, Lewis, Marsha, Haas, Brenda and Roush, John. 2014. "Implementation of the 'Collaborating on Economic Success in Appalachia - Year 2 of Implementation' High School-Higher Education Alignment Project." Columbus: Ohio Education Research Center
  • Johnson, Leslie, Spjeldnes, Solveig and Kolpakov, Aleksey. 2014 "Evaluation of the Ohio Rural Recidivism Reduction Project." Athens, OH: Ohio University's Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs.
  • Kolpakov, Aleksey, Satarov, Ulan, Letova, Irina, Vygovskaya, Tatiana and Klimenko, Ivan 2012. "Guidelines for Conflict Sensitive Expertise for Legislation." UNDP Project "Institutional Support for Implementation of a New Legal Framework", Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Education

  • Ph.D., Public Affairs, Indiana University, 2012
  • M.Sc., Organizational and Social Psychology, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2004
  • MBA, Kyrgyz Technical University, 1997