Erin Holmes, director of institutional research and assessment at Black Hills State University, was notified that her manuscript, "African-American and White Perception of Police Services: The Impact of Diversity on Citizens’ Attitudes toward Police Services," will be published. The manuscript is tentatively set to be included in the Journal of Public Management and Social Policy (JPMSP) Spring 2010: Volume 16-Issue 1.

The JPMSP publishes theoretical, applied, and/or discussion papers on public administration, political science, and public policy issues associated with the process of economic, educational, environmental, political and social well-being of diverse populations.

Holmes joined the BHSU staff in 2008.  She has a bachelor’s degree in human services and French from Wilmington College of Ohio; her master of science and business administration from the University of South Dakota; and is pursuing her doctorate in public policy and public administration from Mississippi State University.