The Journal of Public and Nonprofit Affairs (JPNA) is a peer-reviewed, open source journal that is sponsored by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and published by the Midwest Public Affairs Conference (MPAC). The journal is focused on providing a connection between the practice and research of public affairs. This is accomplished with scholarly research, practical applications of the research, and no fees for publishing or journal access. JPNA publishes research from diverse theoretical, methodological, and disciplinary backgrounds that address topics related to the affairs and management of public and nonprofit organizations. The content of the journal spans the spectrum from public finance and organizational behavior to health administration and veterans’ affairs.