Sun, August 30, 2015

PADP In 60 Seconds

  • Third time's the charm

    MPA Students, Phillip McAuley and Brianna Roberts, alongside MPH students Nicole La Tournous and Paula Buchanan brought home the top prize at the Public Policy Challenge National Invitational held by the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania and Governing Magazine. UGA is the first public school to bring home the top prize. The competition was held March 20-22 in Philadelphia, PA. The winning proposal, called (fem)me, is a plan to distribute feminine hygiene products to homeless and transitional women in Athens. The team was advised by Drs. David Bradford and Grace Bagwell-Adams.

  • 17th Seoul Case Study

    Students from the Department of Public Administration and Policy recently returned from their trip to Seoul as part as a special topics course. The week-long trip capped off a semester of learning about city management and urban governance. During the trip, students were given the opportunity to further understand  policy management and reforms undertaken by the Seoul Metropolitan Government. In addition to UGA, other participating schools included Rutgers University, the University of Texas at Dallas and the University of Sheffield (UK).

Alumni News

Dr. Justin Stritch Wins Dissertation Award

Aug 2015 A recent graduation from the Department’s Ph.D. program, Justin Stritch received the Dissertation Award from the Public and Nonprofit Division of the Academy of Management. His dissertation focuses on sources and effects of personnel instability related to public organizations. Dr. Stritch is currently an assistant professor at Arizona State University.

Student News

PhD Student Receives a Best Reviewer Award

Aug 2015 Dhanakorn Mulaphong, a second-year PhD student in Public Administration and Policy, has been selected as the Best Reviewer for the Organizational Behavior Division for the 2015 Academy of Management Meeting, held in Vancouver, Canada. This award is granted to the top reviewers who earned the highest ratings from a reviewer ratings process. In addition to the Organizational Behavior Division, he also reviewed papers for the Public and Nonprofit Division.

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Dr. Scott Jones Appointed as Director of CITS

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  • Lee, Jekyung

    Major: Public Budgeting and Finance

    Jekyung Lee is a Ph.D. candidate in public administration and policy at the University of Georgia. He is currently a research assistant of Dr. Tima Moldogaziev, Dr. Robert Greer, and Dr. Hal G. Rainey. His primary advisor and the chair of the committee is Dr. Deborah Carroll....

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    Allen, Destiny

    Bullock, Brittany

  • Carroll, Deborah A.

    Associate Professor

    Greer, Robert

    Assistant Professor

    Robert A. Greer, Assistant Professor (Ph.D., University of Kentucky 2013), specializes in public budgeting and finance. His research focuses on state and local government debt, issues of fiscal federalism, and applied econometrics....

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PADP Calendar
Sep 9

SPIA Study Abroad Information Session

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Candler Hall, Room 115

Sep 16

Speaker: Beth-Anne Leech

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

202 Baldwin Hall

Sep 17

Constitution Day

Sponsor: SPIA, Law School, and The American Founding Group

1:59 pm

UGA Chapel

Dec 18

Fall 2015 Graduate Commencement